On this Day in Sports History December 12
On this day in 1982, the New England Patriots beat the Miami Dolphins 3-0 on a John Smith 33-yard field goal in which is now referred to as the “Snowplow Game.”
On this day in 1992, Miami (FL) quarterback Gino Torretta won the Heisman Trophy.
On this day in 1984, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers became the first player in NBA history to surpass 32,000 career points.
On this day in 2013, the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano to a 1o-year, $240 million deal.