On this Day in Sports History December 25
On this day in 1971, the Miami Dolphins beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in the longest game in NFL history (the game went to 2OT and lasted 82:40).
On this day in 2008, Shaquille O’Neal missed his 5,000th career free throw to join Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to ever reach the mark.
On this day in 2008, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics to give Phil Jackson his 1,000th career win as a coach. Jackson became the sixth coach to reach 1,000 wins.
The featured image of Shaquille O’Neal by Keith Allison is licensed under CC by 2.0.