ON THIS DATESept. 131930 Tommy Armour beats Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship.
1959 Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Open with a four-set victory over Alex Olmedo. Brazil's Maria Bueno wins the women's title.
ON THIS DATE Sept. 13 1930 Tommy Armour beats Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship. 1959 Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Open with a four-set victory over Alex Olmedo. Brazil's Maria Bueno wins the women's title. 1964 Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Brazil's Maria Bueno wins the women's title. 1970 Only 55 of 126 finish the first New York City Marathon, with Gary Muhrcke winning in 2 hours, 31 minutes, 38.2 seconds. 1970 Ken Rosewall of Australia beats countryman Tony Roche in the men's singles final at the U.S. Open. 1981 The Atlanta Falcons, trailing 17-0 with 13 minutes remaining in the game, score 31 points to beat the Green Bay Packers 31-17. The Falcons score touchdowns on a punt return, two by passes, an interception return and a fumble return. 1981 John McEnroe defeats Bjorn Borg to win his third straight men's singles title in the U.S. Open. 1987 Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander for his third U.S. Open crown, 6-7, 6-0, 7-6, 6-4. 1989 Pat Day breaks the record for most winners in one day when he scored with eight of his nine mounts at Arlington Racecourse in Illinois. It was the best day for one program in North American thoroughbred racing history. In his only loss, Day finishes second. 1992 Buffalo's Jim Kelly and San Francisco's Steve Young throw for more than 400 yards and neither team punts, the first time in NFL history, as the Bills beat the 49ers 34-31. 1997 Cade McNown throws a school-record five touchdown passes as UCLA routs No. 11 Texas 66-3. It's the second-worst loss for Texas, which lost 68-0 to Chicago in 1904, and the biggest defeat by any team ever ranked in The Associated Press college football poll. 2003 Tonya Butler makes a field goal and three extra points for Division II West Alabama. Butler, a 5-foot-5, 140-pound senior, kicks a 27-yarder in the first quarter to help the Tigers beat Stillman College 24-17. It could not be confirmed whether Butler was the first woman to kick a field goal because NCAA statistics do not differentiate between sexes. 2007 New England coach Bill Belichick is fined the NFL maximum of $500,000 and the Patriots are ordered to pay $250,000 for spying during New England's 38-14 win over the New York Jets on Sept. 9. Commissioner Roger Goodell also orders the team to give up a 2008 first-round draft choice. 2008 Brigham Young quarterback Max Hall ties a school record with seven touchdown passes as the 18th-ranked Cougars hand UCLA its worst loss in nearly 80 years, 59-0. Hall ties the record shared by Marc Wilson and Jim McMahon before heading to the sideline midway through the third quarter. 2008 Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien becomes the first trainer in 73 years to win all five Irish Classics when Septimus powers to a 13-length triumph in the Irish Field St. Leger at the Curragh. Jack Rogers in 1935 was the last trainer to saddle winners of Ireland's 1000 and 2000 Guineas, Derby, Oaks and St. Leger in the same season.