List of notable publications

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This article contains a list of all SportsPaper publications from notable games or events in sports history.

All publications

Active league records

Date League Team(s) Venue Type Event
November 24, 1960 National Basketball Association Philadelphia Warriors vs. Boston Celtics Philadelphia Convention Hall Program Most rebounds in a single game (Wilt Chamberlain, 55)
November 27, 1966 National Football League Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants D.C. Stadium Program Most kick attempts in a single game (Charlie Gogolak, 10)
June 14, 1970 NASCAR n/a Riverside International Raceway Program Career win no. 106 for Richard Petty.
December 26, 1970 National Football League Dallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions Texas Stadium Program Fewest combined points in an NFL playoff game (5)
December 26, 1986 National Hockey League Hartford Whalers vs. Montreal Canadiens Hartford Civic Center Program Most consecutive games played (Doug Jarvis, 915)
November 14, 1993 National Football League Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins Veterans Stadium Program Most coaching wins all-time (Don Shula, 325)
May 14, 1995 Premier League Manchester City vs. Queens Park Rangers Maine Road Program Oldest player in a Premier League match (John Burridge, 43 years and 162 days)
November 30, 2002 Premier League Arsenal vs. Aston Villa Arsenal Stadium Program Most consecutive matches scored in (55, Arsenal)
September 30, 2007 National Football League Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Ford Field Program Most points scored in the 4th quarter (Lions, 34).
November 4, 2007 National Football League Minnesota Vikings vs. San Diego Chargers Metrodome Program Most rushing yards in a single game (Adrian Peterson, 296)
November 28, 2015 Premier League Leicester City vs. Manchester United King Power Stadium Program Most consecutive Premier League matches scored in (Jamie Vardy, 11)
December 27, 2017 Premier League Newcastle United vs. Manchester City St. James' Park Program Most consecutive Premier League matches won (Manchester City, 18)
February 4, 2018 National Football League New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles U.S. Bank Stadium Super Bowl LII Program Most passing yards in an NFL playoff game (Tom Brady, 505)
April 23, 2019 Premier League Watford vs. Southampton Vicarage Road Program Fastest goal scored in a Premier League match (Shane Long, 7.69 seconds)

Former league records

Date League Team(s) Venue Type Event
October 7, 1934 National Football League Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions City Stadium Program Glenn Presnell of the Detroit Lions kicked a then-record 54-yard field goal.
September 27, 1953 National Football League Baltimore Colts vs. Chicago Bears Memorial Stadium Program Bert Rechichar of the Baltimore Colts kicked a then-record 56-yard field goal.
December 17, 1960 American Football League Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Candlestick Park Program Most points scored in the 4th quarter (Raiders, 31).
December 8, 1963 American Football League Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers Frank Youell Field Program Most points scored in the 4th quarter (Raiders, 31).
September 18, 1966 National Football League Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Colts Metropolitan Stadium Program Johnny Unitas passed Y.A. Tittle as the NFL's career TD passing leader (214).
November 8, 1970 National Football League New Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions Tulane Stadium Program Saints placekicker Tom Dempsey kicked a then-record 63-yard field goal.
September 13, 1981 National Football League Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons Lambeau Field Program Most points scored in the 4th quarter (Falcons, 31).
September 21, 1986 National Football League New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins Giants Stadium Program Most combined passing yards in one game (Ken O'Brien and Dan Marino, 884).
November 26, 1995 National Football League Indianapolis Colts vs. Miami Dolphins RCA Dome Program Dolphins QB Dan Marino set a new NFL record for career passing touchdowns with #343, passing Fran Tarkenton.
May 24, 2009 Premier League Hull City vs. Manchester United KC Stadium Program Most league titles in English football history (Manchester United, 18; tied Liverpool)

Franchise debuts

Date League Team(s) Venue Type Event
September 29, 1946 National Football League Los Angeles Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Program First Rams regular-season game in Los Angeles after moving from Cleveland
October 11, 1967 National Hockey League St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota North Stars St. Louis Arena Program First St. Louis Blues regular-season home game
September 11, 1966 National Football League Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams Atlanta Stadium Program First Atlanta Falcons regular-season game ever
October 31, 1972 World Hockey Association Chicago Cougars vs. Winnipeg Jets International Amphitheatre Program First Chicago Cougars regular-season home game
October 12, 1975 World Hockey Association Calgary Cowboys vs. Minnesota Fighting Saints Stampede Corral Program First Cowboys regular-season home game since relocating from Vancouver
August 1, 1976 National Football League Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers Kingdome Program First Seattle Seahawks game ever
September 12, 1976 National Football League Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Cardinals Kingdome Program First Seattle Seahawks regular-season game ever
August 29, 1982 National Football League Los Angeles Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Program First Raiders home game in Los Angeles since moving from Oakland
November 22, 1982 National Football League Los Angeles Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Program First Raiders regular-season home game in Los Angeles since moving from Oakland
August 12, 1988 National Football League Phoenix Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints Sun Devil Stadium Program First Cardinals game in Arizona since moving from St. Louis
September 4, 1988 National Football League Phoenix Cardinals vs. Phoenix Cardinals Riverfront Stadium Program First Cardinals regular season game since moving from St. Louis
September 12, 1988 National Football League Phoenix Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys Sun Devil Stadium Program First Cardinals regular-season game in Arizona since moving from St. Louis
October 5, 1991 National Hockey League San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks Cow Palace Program First San Jose Sharks regular-season home game
October 8, 1992 National Hockey League Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Civic Centre Program First Ottawa Senators regular-season game
October 12, 1993 National Hockey League Florida Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Miami Arena Program First Florida Panthers regular-season home game
October 6, 1995 National Hockey League Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings McNichols Sports Arena Program First Avalanche regular-season home game after moving from Quebec
November 5, 1995 National Basketball Association Vancouver Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves General Motors Place Program First Grizzlies regular-season home game ever
October 2, 1999 National Hockey League Atlanta Thrashers vs. New Jersey Devils Philips Arena Program First Atlanta Thrashers (now Winnipeg Jets) regular-season home game
April 14, 2005 Major League Baseball Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks RFK Stadium Program First Nationals regular-season home game in Washington, D.C. since moving from Montreal
October 9, 2011 National Hockey League Winnipeg Jets vs. Montreal Canadiens MTS Centre Program First Jets regular-season home game since relocating from Atlanta

Venue debuts

Venue League Date Team(s) Type
Arrowhead Stadium National Football League August 12, 1972 Kansas City Chiefs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Program
Astrodome Major League Baseball April 9, 1965 Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees Program
Bank of America Stadium National Football League August 3, 1996 Carolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears Program
Bell Centre National Hockey League March 16, 1996 Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers Program
Caesars Superdome National Football League August 9, 1975 New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Oilers Program
California Memorial Stadium College football November 24, 1923 California Golden Bears vs. Stanford Indians Program
Comerica Park Major League Baseball April 11, 2000 Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners Program
Coors Field Major League Baseball April 26, 1995 Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets Program
FirstEnergy Stadium National Football League September 12, 1999 Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Program
Giants Stadium National Football League October 10, 1972 New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
Hard Rock Stadium National Football League August 16, 1987 Miami Dolphins vs. Chicago Bears Program
Lambeau Field National Football League September 29, 1957 Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Program
LoanDepot Park Major League Baseball April 4, 2012 Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals Program
M&T Bank Stadium National Football League August 8, 1998 Baltimore Ravens vs. Chicago Bears Program
Nissan Stadium National Football League August 27, 1999 Tennessee Titans vs. Atlanta Falcons Program
Oriole Park at Camden Yards Major League Baseball April 3, 1992 Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Mets Program
RingCentral Coliseum American Football League September 18, 1966 Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Program
Schaefer Stadium National Football League August 15, 1971 New England Patriots vs. New York Giants Program
Scotiabank Arena National Hockey League February 20, 1999 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Program
T-Mobile Park Major League Baseball July 15, 1999 Seattle Mariners vs. San Diego Padres Program
Wembley Stadium (1923) FA Cup April 28, 1923 Bolton Wanderers vs. West Ham United Program
Yankee Stadium (1923) Major League Baseball April 18, 1923 New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Program
Yankee Stadium Major League Baseball April 16, 2009 New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians Program

Venue final games

Venue League Date Team(s) Type
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Major League Baseball October 24, 1996 Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees World Series Program
Goldstone Ground English football April 26, 1997 Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Doncaster Rovers Program
Griffin Park English football August 26, 2020 Brentford B vs. Erith Town Program
Madison Square Garden III National Basketball Association February 10, 1968 New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers Program
Madison Square Garden III National Hockey League February 11, 1968 New York Rangers vs. Detroit Red Wings Program
Polo Grounds American Football League December 14, 1963 New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills Program
Shea Stadium Major League Baseball September 28, 2008 New York Mets vs. Florida Marlins Program
Veterans Stadium Major League Baseball September 28, 2003 Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves Program

Other events

Date League Team(s) Venue Type Event
November 16, 1957 College football Oklahoma Sooners vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Owen Field Program Notre Dame beat Oklahoma to end the Sooners' Division I/FBS record win streak at 47 games.
August 15, 1959 National Football League Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears Milwaukee County Stadium Program Head coaching debut of Vince Lombardi.
January 2, 1966 National Football League Green Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns Lambeau Field Program This was the first NFL championship game broadcast on color TV and the last played before the Super Bowl era.
August 1, 1971 NASCAR Dixie 500 Atlanta International Raceway Program Richard Petty became the third race car driver (first NASCAR driver) to surpass $1 million in career winnings.
January 10, 1982 National Football League San Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys Candlestick Park Program The 49ers won the NFC Championship thanks to The Catch, a last-minute TD pass from Joe Montana to Dwight Clark.
September 18, 1982 College football Northwestern Wildcats vs. Miami Redskins Dyche Stadium Program Northwestern's loss streak hit 34 games, a Division I/FBS record.
November 13, 1982 Boxing Ray Mancini vs. Kim Duk-koo Caesars Palace Program Kim Duk-koo collapsed and fell into a coma near the end of a 14-round TKO loss to Lightweight champion Ray Mancini. He died four days later.
May 11, 1985 English football Bradford City vs. Lincoln City Valley Parade Program Bradford City stadium fire, which killed 56 and injured at least 265.
August 8, 1988 Major League Baseball Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies Wrigley Field Program First night game at Wrigley Field
April 15, 1989 English football Liverpool vs. Nottingham Forest Hillsborough Stadium Program The Hillsborough disaster, which killed 96 and injured nearly 800
September 27, 1992 National Football League Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Lambeau Field Program First of 297 straight NFL starts for Brett Favre
November 4, 1994 National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets United Center Program First Chicago Bulls home game at the United Center
January 25, 1995 National Hockey League Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers United Center Program First Chicago Blackhawks home game at the United Center
September 27, 1999 Major League Baseball Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals Tiger Stadium Program Final Detroit Tigers home game at Tiger Stadium
January 8, 2000 National Football League Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills Adelphia Coliseum Postseason Program The Music City Miracle playoff game
April 14, 2003 National Basketball Association Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks MCI Center Program Michael Jordan's final NBA game
April 23, 2012 National Basketball Association New Jersey Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Prudential Center Program Final Nets home game in New Jersey
December 15, 2019 National Football League Oakland Raiders vs. Jacksonville Jaguars RingCentral Coliseum Program Final Raiders home game in Oakland
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