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On this Day in Sports History January 22

On this Day in Sports History January 22

NFL

On this day in 1984, the Los Angles Raiders blew out the Washington Redskins 38-9 in Super Bowl XVIII. Marcus Allen rushed for a Super Bowl record 191 yards and two touchdowns, winning the Super Bowl MVP.

NBA

On this day in 2006, Kobe Bryant scored 81 points in the Los Angeles Lakers 122-104 win over the Toronto Raptors. Bryant’s 81 points was the second most in a single game in NBA history, only trailing Wilt Chamberlain‘s 100 point game in 1962.

MLB

On this day in 2014, the New York Yankees and righty Masahiro Tanaka agree to a seven-year, $155 million deal, which is the fifth-largest ever given to a pitcher. It was also the largest deal ever given to a Japanese player, which New York having to pay an extra $20 million to Tankaka former team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles.

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