Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Jan. 13.
1974 — The Miami Dolphins win their second straight Super Bowl in their third straight appearance with a 24-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Larry Csonka, the game’s MVP, gains 145 yards on 33 carries and scores a touchdown.
Miami Dolphins fullback Larry Csonka (39) smashes off tackle for a sizable gain against the Minnesota Vikings in the first period of Super Bowl VIII, in Houston, Jan. 13, 1974. Viking defenders are Roy Winston (60) and Nate Wright (43). (AP Photo)
1987 — Lewis Lloyd and Mitchell Wiggins of the Houston Rockets become the third and fourth National Basketball Association players to be banned from the league for using cocaine.
Los Angeles Lakers Earvin Magic Johnson (32) is surrounded by three Houston Rockets players under the basket in the first period of the NBA game at the Summit, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1983, Houston, Texas. Rockets Robert Reid, left, and Lewis Lloyd (32) apply pressure as Ralph Sampson reaches in to block the shot, upper right. (AP Photo/F. Carter Smith)
2003 — Jennifer Capriati becomes the first women’s Australian Open defending champion to lose in the first round in the Open era. Capriati, seeded third, loses 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 to 90th-ranked Marlene Weingartner of Germany.
Marlene Weingaertner of Germany reacts after upsetting American Jennifer Capriati at the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne, Monday, Jan 13, 2003. Weingaertner defeated the defending champion 2-6, 7-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/David Callow)
2013 — Tom Brady becomes the winningest quarterback in postseason play, throwing for three touchdowns to beat Houston 41-28 and lift the New England Patriots into the AFC championship game. Brady gets his 17th victory, surpassing Joe Montana, by throwing for 344 yards.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady yells as he runs onto the field before an AFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
2013 — Matt Bryant kicks a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounce back after blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, defeating Seattle 30-28 in an NFC divisional playoff game. The Falcons led 27-7 at the start of the final quarter before rookie quarterback Russell Wilson leads the Seahawks to three fourth-quarter touchdowns and a 28-27 lead with 31 seconds left.
Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) reacts to his game winning field goal against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons won 30-28. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
2017 — Kelsey Plum scores 36 points to become the 12th player in women’s basketball history to top 3,000 career points and Washington routs Arizona 90-73.
Washington's Kelsey Plum shoots a free throw against Southern California in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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