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Nov. 25

1925 — Red Grange, playing his first game as a professional with the Chicago Bears, is held to 36 yards in a 0-0 tie with the Chicago Cardinals.

1976 — Buffalo's O.J. Simpson rushes for 273 yards on Thanksgiving Day to lead the Bills to a 27-14 victory over the Detroit Lions.

1983 — Larry Holmes knocks out Marvis Frazier at 2:57 of the first round to retain the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas.

1985 — Clemson's Grayson Marshall sets an NCAA record with 20 assists in an 83-57 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore.

1995 — Tim Biakabutuka rushes for a career-high 313 yards as Michigan upsets Ohio State 31-23.

2002 — Ozzie Newsome becomes the first black general manager in NFL history, signing a five-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens that includes an upgrade in his title.

2004 — Peyton Manning sets an NFL record by throwing at least four touchdown passes in a fifth straight game, getting four in the first half alone against the Detroit Lions. Manning adds two more TD passes in the third quarter to lead Indianapolis to a 41-9 victory.