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January 30, 2014
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January 30
1920 Quebec's Joe Malone set an NHL record with seven goals in a game.
1971 UCLA started its 88-game win streak in hoops.
1973 Madison Square Garden played host to its first-ever NHL All-Star Game. The East All Stars defeated the West, 5-4.
1978 Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail were elected to baseball Hall of Fame.
1981 Jockey Julie Krone rode in her first race ever, finishing second by three lengths in a six-furlong sprint for $3,500 maiden claimers at Tampa Bay Downs.
1983 The Washington Redskins defeated the Miami Dolphins, 27-10 in Super Bowl XVII before 103,667 at Pasadena, California.
1992 For the second time in one month, jockey Mike Smith won six races in one day at Aqueduct Racetrack.
1994 The Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl XXVIII defeating the Buffalo Bills, 30-13. Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith was named MVP.
1997 The Oakland Raiders named Joe Bugel their new head coach.
1997 The NCAA awarded a new bowl game to Detroit called the Motor City Bowl for the 1997 season.
1999 Eddie Davis became the 10th driver in North American harness racing history to win 7,000 races, driving Telamon to victory at Dover Downs in Delaware.
2000 Kurt Warner threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Bruce with 1:54 left in the fourth quarter as the St. Louis Rams capped their Cinderella season with a 23-16 win over the Tennessee Titans in Super Bowl XXXIV at the Georgia Dome.
2000 Andre Agassi defeated Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, to win the Australian Open.
2003 The New York Rangers named Glen Sather their new head coach.
2004 The Mountain West Conference announced the addition of Texas Christian University as the ninth member of the conference, beginning with the 2005-06 academic year.
2005 Russian Marat Safin captured the Australian Open with a four-set victory over crowd favorite Lleyton Hewitt.
2005 Tiger Woods won the Buick Open, his first event of the 2006 season, for his 47th career victory.
2010 Serena Williams successfully defended her title at the Australian Open, winning the Grand Slam event for a fifth time, with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory over Belgian and former world No. 1 Justine Henin.
2011 Serbian star Novak Djokovic defeated Britain's Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 in the Australian Open final to capture his second title in Melbourne in four years.
2011 The Indiana Pacers fired head coach Jim O'Brien.
2011 Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, and the NFC recorded five interceptions in a 55-41 rout of the AFC in the 2011 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium.
2011 Loui Eriksson tallied two goals -- including the game-winner late in regulation -- along with two assists as Team Lidstrom clipped Team Staal, 11-10, in the 58th NHL All-Star Game from RBC Center.
2012 Women's Professional Soccer announced that the league will suspend the 2012 season.

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