Saturday, November 24, 2012

This Day in Sports History - 11/24/1963

In a decision NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle will later come to regret, the league plays a full slate of seven games just two days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. None of the contests are telecast, because all of the networks are covering the assassination and the murder of accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, which takes place this morning.

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