On this date: 1992 Mike Tyson is sentenced to six years in prison for rape
1949 Alex Groza leads Kentucky to a 46-36 victory over Oklahoma State for the NCAA championship.
1952 Kansas' Clyde Lovelette scores 33 points to lead the Jayhawks to a 80-63 win over St. John's for the NCAA basketball title.
1973 Bill Walton scores 44 points to help UCLA win its record seventh NCAA basketball championship with an 87-66 triumph over Memphis State.
1974 George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton in the second round in Caracas, Venezuela, to retain the world heavyweight title.
1987 Southern Mississippi defeats La Salle 84-80 in the championship of the 50th NIT.
1992 Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is sentenced to six years in prison for rape.
1995 Nanci Bowen wins the Dinah Shore, her first LPGA victory, by one stroke over Susie Redman.
1996 Mario Lemieux scores five goals and two assists in his first head-to-head competition against Wayne Gretzky in more than three years to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to an 8-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
2002 Utah's John Stockton turns 40, to become the 10th player in NBA history to play at that age. Stockton scores 20 points in the Jazz's 109-105 victory over Houston.
2004 Ian Crocker closes out his career at Texas by setting a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships, winning the event for the fourth straight year. Crocker wins in 49.07 seconds, joining Mark Spitz and Pablo Morales as the only swimmers to win the butterfly four times in NCAA championships history.
2005 In the NCAA men's basketball regional finals, Louisville and Illinois make tremendous comebacks to force overtime and advance. Louisville, trailing by 20 to a West Virginia, completes an amazing come-from-behind 93-85 win. Illinois, trailing by 15 with just four minutes to play, goes on a dazzling 20-5 run to send Arizona to a crushing 90-89 defeat.
2006 George Mason stuns No. 1 seed Connecticut 86-84 in overtime to become the first No. 11 seed to reach the men's Final Four since LSU in 1986.
2009 Evan Lysacek becomes the first American in 13 years to win the World Figure Skating Championship thanks to a spectacular free skate.