Saints beat Colts 62-7
It was a day for the history books when the Saints and Colts met. It was the most points scored in a game since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, and it was a franchise record in points and point differential for the Saints. New Orleans had over 600 yards of offense despite resting most of its starters in the fourth quarter.
Barcelona beats Hospitalet 9-0
Surprising no one, Barcelona followed up its Club World Cup title with a thrashing of third tier Hospitaleat in the Copa del Rey. The game included braces by Thiago Alcatanar, Cristian Tello and Isaac Cuenca.
Real Madrid beats Osasuna 7-1
Osasuna became the whipping boy of La Liga this year. It was destroyed by Barcelona, to then have that followed up by a 7-1 defeat against Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo recorded a hat trick while Balde had the only goal for Osasuna.
Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-0
Roger Federer finally got his revenge against an out of form Rafael Nadal. The Swiss tennis star defeated the Spaniard in the ATP finals with the most dominating of his career against Nadal 6-3, 6-0.
Manchester United beats Arsenal 8-2
Manchester United took advantage of Arsenal's bad start to the season with one of the most embarrassing defeats in its history. United defeated the London team 8-2 with a hat trick from Wayne Rooney. It is the worst defeat for Arsenal since 1897.
Mancester City beats Manchester United 6-1
The Manchester derby, to determine the top spot in the Premier League, was a clinic by the City team. United could not find a way to respond as Mario Balotelli and Edin Dzeko both scored twice. It is the worst home loss for United since 1955 and the first time they allow six goals at home since 1931.
Mexico beats Costa Rica 4-1
The final score does not reflect the humiliation Mexico gave its former coach Ricardo La Volpe in the Gold Cup. The Mexican team had a 4-0 lead at halftime, despite no goals from their attacking duo Giovani Dos Santos and Javier "El Chicharito" Hernandez. The team showed mercy in the second half, otherwise the score line could have easily read 8-0.
Morelia beats Toluca 6-1
Morelia showed the great form it would have early on in the Mexican league with a 6 -1 defeat of Toluca. Rafael Marquez Lugo had a hat trick in the victory, which continued a streak of eight straight wins for the Mexican team.
Yankees beats Athletics 22-9
The New York Yankees made history with their 22-9 defeat of the Oakland A's, becoming the first team to ever hit three grand slams in a game. The most impressive part in the lopsided win? The Yankees looked to be on the negative end of it early on, falling to a 7-1 hole after three innings.
Mavericks beat Lakers 122-86
In the last day of Phil Jackson's legendary coaching career, the Lakers did everything possible to humiliate him. Not only did they lose by a margin of almost 40 points, to get swept in the series, but they did it with no class as both Lamar Odom and Andrew Bynum were ejected. Jason Terry was the story of the game with 32 points, including a record-breaking nine 3-pointers in the game.
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