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The San Francisco 49ers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 in Super Bowl XVI on Jan. 24, 1982. This was the first of San Francisco’s five total Super Bowl championships that they would win in the next 15 years.

The first ever college basketball game was played on Jan. 27, 1894. The University of Chicago beat Chicago YMCA 19-11.

Jan. 30 will mark the 10-year anniversary of Jacks head
football coach Rob Smith’s hiring. Smith has earned the conference’s
Coach of the Year award four times and guided Humboldt State University to national
recognition since being hired in 2008.

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