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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:35 PM


Q:  Losses by Oregon and Kansas State Saturday moved unbeaten Notre Dame (11-0) to No. 1 in the national polls, and BCS standings, breaking a long drought. When was the last time the Fighting Irish held the top spot?

A: It had been 18 years, 11 months and 29 days since Boston College shocked the then-No. 1 Irish 41-39 in 1993, just one week after Notre Dame knocked off No. 1 Florida State 38-0 to claim the top spot.

Today in …

1972 – The Penguins set a record for the five fastest goals in NHL history during a 10-4 route of the St. Louis Blues at Civic Arena in Pittsburgh. The five goals are scored by five different players in just 2:07 during the third period, in which Pittsburgh scores a total of seven goals. Center Bryan Hextall starts the scoring spree against shellshocked Blues goaltender Wayne Stephenson with a power play goal at 12:00. It is followed by scores from right wing Jean Provost at 12:18, right wing Al McDonough at 13:40, right wing Ken Schinkel at 13:49 and center Ron Schock at 14:07.


Rams linebacker Jack (Hacksaw) Reynolds, born 1947. Chiefs defensive end Marvin Upshaw, born 1946.