"I thought it was funny. If anybody should be upset, it should be me. I'm from Tennessee, play here and grew up on a pig farm." -Tennessee offensive tackle Will Ofenheusle, on an ESPN promotion depicting Volunteer fans as pig-chasing bumpkins that was pulled by the network
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Westminster Cup
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Saturday/at Montreal/7:05 p.m./TBS
Sunday/at Montreal/1:35 p.m./Turner South
Monday/Pittsburgh/1:05 p.m./Turner South
Wednesday/Pittsburgh/7:05 p.m./Fox Sports Net
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Saturday/Charleston, S.C., 7:15 p.m.
Sunday/Charleston, S.C., 2:15 p.m.
Monday/Charleston, S.C., 7:15 p.m.
END OF SEASON
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Five: Mario Andretti, 12; Dan Gurney, four; Phil Hill, three; Peter Revson, two, and Richie Ginther, one.
The first professional football game is played at Latrobe, Pa., between Latrobe and Jeannette, Pa. Latrobe pays $10 to quarterback John Brallier for expenses.
The Chicago Bears and the College All-Stars played to a 0-0 tie before 79,432 in the first game of this series.
Brooklyn's Gil Hodges ties a major league record by hitting Boston Braves pitching for four homers in the Dodgers' 19-3 rout. Hodges also added a single for 17 total bases.
Australia beats the defending champion United States 3-2 to take the Davis Cup.
The United States sweeps West Germany 5-0 to capture the Davis Cup.
Pinklon Thomas wins a 12-round decision over Tim Witherspoon in Las Vegas to win the WBC heavyweight title.
Prakas, driven by Bill O'Donnell, sets a trotting mile record with a clocking of 1:53 2-5 at Du Quoin, Ill.
Houston quarterback David Klingler sets an NCAA record with six TD passes in the second quarter as the Cougars pound Louisiana Tech 73-3.
Oklahoma State becomes the first Division I-A team to win a regular-season overtime game, avoiding an embarrassing loss to Division I-AA Southwest Missouri State, when David Thompson's 13-yard touchdown run gives the Cowboys a 23-20 win.
Eddie George rushes for 216 yards, the second best opening-day NFL performance ever, in helping Tennessee past Oakland 24-21 in overtime.
The U.S. Open loses two-time defending champion Patrick Rafter because of injury. Rafter, bothered by a right shoulder injury, retires after Cedric Pioline broke his serve in the opening game of the fifth set. It's the first time a defending champion - man or woman - loses in the first round in the history of this Grand Slam tournament going back to 1881.
Pitcher Danny Almonte, who dominated the Little League World Series, is ruled ineligible after records experts determine he actually is 14, not 12. The finding nullifies all the victories by his Bronx, N.Y., team, the Rolando Paulino Little League All-Stars.