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1941 -- The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 to cap a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.

1942 -- Byron Nelson wins his second Masters, edging Ben Hogan by one stroke.

1953 -- Ben Hogan takes his second Masters with a five-stroke victory over Porky Oliver.

1954 -- Sam Snead edges Ben Hogan by one stroke in a playoff round to win his third Masters.

1958 -- St. Louis' Bob Pettit scores a record 50 points as the Hawks beat the Boston Celtics in six games for the NBA title.

1964 -- Arnold Palmer wins the Masters for the fourth time and comes within the course record by two strokes with a 274.

1981 -- Tom Watson wins his second Masters with a two-stroke victory over Jack Nicklaus.

1987 -- Larry Mize hits a 48-foot chip shot to defeat Greg Norman on the second hole of sudden death at the Masters.

1992 -- Fred Couples wins the Masters by two strokes to end a string of four consecutive British victories. Couples beats Ray Floyd, who was attempting to become the oldest player to win a major at age 49.

1995 -- The Golden State Warriors use a record-setting 3-point barrage in a 123-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Warriors make 17 in all, one more than Houston made against Denver this season and Sacramento made against Golden State on Feb. 9, 1989.

1997 -- Allen Iverson scores a career-high 50 points, for his fourth straight game with at least 40, as Philadelphia loses to Cleveland 125-118. Iverson breaks Wilt Chamberlain's rookie record of three consecutive 40-point games, set during the 1959-60 season.

1998 -- Mark O'Meara wins the Masters with a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole. O'Meara becomes the first player since Arnold Palmer in 1960 to win by closing with two consecutive birdies.

2000 -- Karl Malone passes 2,000 points for the season during the Jazz's 102-93 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. It's the 12th time in his 14-year career that Malone reaches the milestone -- more than any player in NBA history.

2005 -- Smithtown (N.Y.) High School's co-ed badminton team defeats Miller Place (N.Y.) High School 10-5 to end Miller Place's 504-match win streak, the longest sports winning streak in U.S. history. For Miller Place, it is the first loss in the program's history, which began in 1973.

2007 -- Kobe Bryant records his ninth 50-point performance of the season as the Los Angeles Lakers drop a 118-110 decision to the L.A. Clippers. Bryant's 50-point efforts are the most in a season since Wilt Chamberlain also had nine during the 1964-65 season playing with Philadelphia and San Francisco.

2008 -- Nathan Gerbe, the nation's leading scorer, leads Boston College to the NCAA hockey championship with two goals and two assists in a 4-1 win over Notre Dame.

2008 -- The United States wins its second women's world hockey championship, upsetting Canada 4-3 behind two goals from Natalie Darwitz.

2009 -- Angel Cabrera becomes the first Argentine to win the Masters, beating 48-year-old Kenny Perry with a two-putt par on the second hole of a playoff.

2009 -- In Hameenlinna, Finland, the United States wins its second straight women's World Hockey Championship title, beating Canada 4-1 behind defenseman Caitlin Cahow's two goals.

2013 -- Guan Tianlang, a 14-year-old from China, makes history as the youngest player to make the cut in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event. Despite being the first player at Augusta National to get hit with a one-shot penalty for slow play, Guan makes the cut under the 10-shot rule at the Masters.

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