Type
Sports
Premiered
Sep. 21, 1970
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
180 min.
Country
USA
Network
ESPN TV Network
Genre

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Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football is a live broadcast of the National Football League on ESPN. From 1970 to 2005 it aired on ABC.

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45x12 Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee T… Aired: Nov. 17, 2014

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45x13 Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints(Monday Nov. 24th, 2014 8:15/7:15c on ESPN)

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  • On Monday, November 27th, 1978, San Francisco City Rights' resigned manager Dan White (III) assassinated mayor 'George Moscone (I)' & gay rights activist, Harvey Milk, after Moscone was…
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    On Monday, November 27th, 1978, San Francisco City Rights' resigned manager Dan White (III) assassinated mayor 'George Moscone (I)' & gay rights activist, Harvey Milk, after Moscone was refusing or was ignoring White's requests of allowing him to return to the office that he resigned from, 1 month to 3 months earlier. This occurred approximately 12 hours before the kickoff of a football game in the same city. The game's immediate link is "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers (#9.13)}.
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  • During shortest season, (1982-1983), Dallas Cowboy, 'Tony Dorsett (I)' scored a record 99-yard touchdown rush breaking Andy Uram's & Bob Gage's record of 97 yards. The game address link is…
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    During shortest season, (1982-1983), Dallas Cowboy, 'Tony Dorsett (I)' scored a record 99-yard touchdown rush breaking Andy Uram's & Bob Gage's record of 97 yards. The game address link is "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings (#13.9)}. The two 97-yard touchdowns were set against Chicago teams, 1st was Green Bay Packer running back, Andy Uram versus Chicago Bears & second was Pittsburgh Steelers running back, Bob Gage versus Chicago Cardinals, (before the team owner relocated them to Saint Louis, Missouri).
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  • The assassination of John Lennon, on Monday, December 8th, 1980, was first announced to the world by Howard Cosell while broadcasting "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {New England Patriots…
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    The assassination of John Lennon, on Monday, December 8th, 1980, was first announced to the world by Howard Cosell while broadcasting "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins (#11.14)}. According to Frank Gifford, Lennon met Ronald Reagan when both were guests on a Monday Night Football game on Monday, December 8th, 1975. This game link is "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders (#6.12)}. Coincidentally, 5 years (261 weeks) differ among John Lennon's visit and death, Monday, December 8th, 1975 & Monday, December 8th, 1980. After appearing on the show, Lennon gave Gifford and Howard Cosell each a complete collection of Beatles' albums, which he autographed.
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