On this Day in Sports History January 6
On this day in 1996, Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula stepped down, leaving the NFL with 347 wins.
On this day in 2002, Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith became the first player to rush for 1,000 yards in 11 straight seasons.
On this day in 1976, Ted Turner purchased the Atlanta Braves for $12 million.
On this day in 2015, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio and John Smoltz were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.