On this Day in Sports History December 19
On this day in 1971, Houston Oilers safety Ken Houston returned tow interceptions for a touchdown to set an NFL record with nine career interceptions returned for a touchdown.
On this day in 2001, the Marshall Thundering Herd defeated the East Carolina Pirates 64-61 in the GMAC Bowl. Marshall trailed 38-8 at halftime, outscoring East Carolina 43-13 in the second half to send the game to overtime.
On this day in 1992, Knicks coach Pat Riley won his 600th career game, beating the Heat 91-87.
On this day in 2010, the Milwaukee Brewers acquired Zack Greinke, Yuniesky Betancourt and cash considerations from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for Alcides Escobar, Lorenzo Cain, Jake Odorizzi and Jeremy Jeffress.