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On this Day in Sports History March 27

On this Day in Sports History March 27

NBA

On this day in 1994, Magic Johnson became the Los Angeles Lakers head coach.  He coached the final 16 games of the 1993-1994 season.

MLB

On this day in 1989, Sports Illustrated exposed Pete Rose‘s gambling activities.  The article alleged that Rose bet using hand gestures to an associate from the Riverfront Stadium dugout.

NFL

On this day in 2007, the NFL owners voted 30-2 for making the video replay system a permeant officiating tool.

NHL

On this day inn 1917, the Seattle Metropolitans became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup, defeating the Montreal Canadiens.

College Basketball

On this day in 1971, UCLA won their fifth consecutive NCAA basketball title, defeating Villanova 68-62.

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