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SportlightOct. 6 1928 — Leo Diegel wins the PGA championship, beating Al Espinosa 6 and 5.1973 — Washington's Chris Rowland ties an NCAA record with four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, but still loses 54-49 to California.1976 — Roland Erickson of the Minnesota North Stars has four assists in his first NHL game, a 6-5 loss to the New York Rangers.1985 — Phil Simms passes for 432 yards and three touchdowns as the New York Giants edge the Dallas Cowboys 30-29.1985 — San Francisco's Joe Montana passes for 429 yards and five touchdowns and sets an NFL record with 57 passes attempted and no interceptions in a 38-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons.1990 — Stacey Robinson sets an NCAA quarterback rushing record with 308 yards and scores five touchdowns to lead Northern Illinois to a 73-18 victory over Fresno State.1993 — Michael Jordan announces his retirement after nine seasons in the NBA.1993 — The Florida Panthers play their first NHL game, a 4-4 tie with the Chicago Blackhawks.1995 — The Colorado Avalanche edge the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in the first NHL regular-season game in Denver in 13 years.2001 — Maurice Hicks runs for a record 416 yards and four touchdowns, but it isn't enough as Morgan State defeats N. Carolina A&T 52-42. Hicks breaks the Division I-AA single-game rushing record of 409 yards set by Charles Roberts of Sacramento State in a 1999 game against Idaho State.2001 — Middle Tennessee State beats Idaho 70-58 as the teams set a Division I record for total points in a game. The teams combine for 1,445 yards.2003 — Indianapolis, led by Peyton Manning, becomes the first team in NFL history to win after trailing by 21 or more points with less than four minutes left in regulation. Mike Vanderjagt's 29-yard field goal with 3:47 left in overtime gives the Colts a 38-35 victory over Tampa Bay.