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1902 : Left halfback Maxie Wells scored two touchdowns, one on a 90-yard run, to spark Washington to 16-0 victory over Washington State in front of a crowd estimated at 1,000.

1974 : Jim Owens, who coached the Washington Huskies in Rose Bowl games against Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois, announced during the team's annual banquet at the Olympic Hotel that he had decided to retire after 18 seasons.

1979 : The Mariners signed former Detroit Tigers slugger Willie Horton to a three-year contract.

1980 : The Dallas Cowboys handed the Seahawks the worst defeat in their history, winning 51-7 at Texas Stadium on Thanksgiving Day. Dallas DE Harvey Martin added to Seattle's humiliation in the third quarter when he lured Seahawks offensive lineman Andre Hines into committing an offside penalty by yelling, "Boo!"

1985 : The Mariners named Roger Jongeward, an adviser to the Detroit Tigers , as their director of scouting.

2001 : The National Football League suspended Seahawks cornerback Shawn Springs for four games for violating the league's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances. "It's unfortunate," Seahawks coach/GM Mike Holmgren said. "It hurts the team, it hurts Shawn, and it's a lesson to be learned."

2002 : New Mariners manager Bob Melvin added five to his coaching staff, including former Seattle manager Rene Lachemann as the club's bench coach. Lachemann served as Mariners manager from 1981-83. Melvin also named Bryan Price pitching coach, Dave Myers third base coach, Johnny Moses first base coach and Orlando Gomez bullpen coach.

2004: Willis McGahee rushed for 116 yards and four TDs, and Drew Bledsoe overcame three interceptions as the Buffalo Bills rolled to a 38-9 rout of the Seahawks. McGahee had a 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, then exploded after halftime for TD runs of 2, 30 and 1 yard en route to his fifth 100-yard game of the season. Bledsoe completed 25 of 37 passes for 275 yards. The Bills held Shaun Alexander to 39 yards rushing on 13 attempts.

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