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Jackie Stewart won the Formula 1 World Driving Championship.
David Pearson won the NASCAR Grand National Championship.
The Oakland Athletics captured the World Series for the second year in a row.
The New York Knicks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1 to win the NBA Championship.
UCLA won its seventh straight NCAA Championship.
George Foreman won the World Heavyweight title from Joe Frazier in Kingston, Jamaica, on January 22.
Buffalo Bills running back O. J. Simpson set a new NFL single-season rushing record by gaining 2,003 yards, 200 of which came in the final game of the regular season.
Penn State running back John Cappelletti, who led his team to an 11-0 season and an Orange Bowl victory over Louisiana State, was awarded the Heisman Trophy.
Secretariat became the first Triple Crown winner since Citation in 1948.
The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Chicago Black Hawks four games to two to capture their 17th Stanley Cup.
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