Today in Sports History – January 3

1920 – The New York Yankees paid the Boston Red Sox $125,000 for Babe Ruth

1971 In the NFC title game the Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers 17 -10,  and the Baltimore Colts previal over the Oakland Raiders 27-17 in the AFC.

2002 – The of Miami Hurricanes beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 37-14 to win the National Championship, played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

2003 – The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Miami Hurricanes 31 – 24 in double overtime to with the BCS Championship at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. The game was played at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona