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AP Sportlight

AP Sportlight

1934 _ Columbia upsets Stanford 7-0 in the Rose Bowl when Al Barabas scores in the third quarter on a 17-yard hidden-ball play.
1935 _ Bucknell beats Miami 26-0 in the first Orange Bowl.
1991 _ Georgia Tech routs Nebraska 45-21 in the Citrus Bowl to finish as college football's only unbeaten team (11-0-1).
1992 _ Miami beats Nebraska 22-0 in the Orange Bowl, the first shutout of the Cornhuskers since 1973, and finishes with a 12-0 record.
1993 _ No. 2 Alabama wins its first national championship in 13 years and deprives Miami of its fifth title as the Crimson Tide defense humbles the No. 1 Hurricanes 34-13 in the Sugar Bowl.
1993 _ Florida State beats Nebraska 27-14 in the Orange Bowl to set an NCAA record by winning eight consecutive bowl games.
1999 _ Ron Dayne rushes for 246 yards and a record-tying four touchdowns as Wisconsin beats UCLA 38-31 in the Rose Bowl.
2000 _ Georgia's Hap Hines kicks a 21-yard field goal in overtime to complete the greatest comeback in bowl history. The Bulldogs pull out a 28-25 victory over Purdue after trailing 25-0 early in the second quarter in the Outback Bowl.
2001 _ South Carolina, winless in 1999, caps the most dramatic one-year turnaround in Southeastern Conference history by winning the Outback Bowl 24-7 over Ohio State and finishing with an 8-4 record.
2005 _ David Greene, the winningest quarterback in NCAA history with 42 victories, passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns in his last game as Georgia beats Wisconsin 24-21 in the Outback Bowl.
2006 _ Seattle's Shaun Alexander sets the NFL mark for touchdowns in a season with 28 and wins the league rushing title with 1,880 yards. He breaks Priest Holmes' mark of 27 set in 2003 with a 1-yard run, the 100th touchdown of his career.
2006 _ New England's Doug Flutie converts the NFL's first successful drop kick in 64 years during a 28-26 loss to Miami.
2007 _ Bob Knight earns career victory No. 880 for the Division I men's record he shared with former North Carolina coach Dean Smith. His Texas Tech Red Raiders blow a 20-point lead but withstand a 3-point miss at the buzzer to beat New Mexico 70-68.
2007 _ Boise State, after tying the game with 7 seconds to go in regulation, stuns No. 7 Oklahoma 43-42 in overtime to win the Fiesta Bowl. The No. 9 Broncos win on Ian Johnson's 2-point conversion run after receiver Vinny Perretta throws a fourth-down touchdown pass to Derek Schouman.
2008 _ Sidney Crosby's shootout goal gives Pittsburgh a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres in the outdoor Winter Classic in front of a league-record 71,217 fans. In elements way more suited for football than hockey, Crosby wins the NHL's second outdoor game _ and first in the United States _ in the most dramatic of fashion at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home to the NFL's Buffalo Bills.
2008 _ Southern California beats Illinois 49-17 in the Rose Bowl. The blowout gives the Trojans 11 wins for an unprecedented sixth straight season and makes them 5-1 in their last six bowl games, all of them BCS affairs.
2009 _ The Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-4 in the cold at Wrigley Field in the NHL's Winter Classic. A crowd of 40,818 attend the game.
2009 _ Southern California beats Penn State 38-24 to become the first team to win three consecutive Rose Bowls.