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Today In Sports History for April 6

1896 - The first modern Olympic Games begin in Athens, Greece. James B. Connelly wins the first event - the hop, step and jump.1936 - Horton Smith edges Harry Cooper by one stroke...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-06/today-sports-history-april-6
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Today in sports history

...capturing the American Express Championship.2003 - The defending champion U.S. baseball team fails to qualify for the 2004 Athens Olympics, losing to Mexico 2-1 in the quarterfinals of a qualifying tournament in Panama City, Panama.2004 - Pittsburgh...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-07/today-sports-history
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Former Empire publisher returns in interim role

...1995, will now serve once more as interim publisher. When he left the Empire in 1995, he went to Athens, Ga., where he was publisher of the Athens Banner Herald for 15 years. Although he'll only be with the Empire for a few weeks as the search...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-09/former-empire-publisher-returns-interim
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Wrestlers at Ancient Olympia with sport in mind

ATHENS, Greece - Wrestling is a really ancient sport. It has been documented in prehistoric cave paintings. There are literary allusions...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-22/wrestlers-ancient-olympia-sport-mind
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Today in sports history

APRIL 61896 - The first modern Olympic Games begin in Athens, Greece. James B. Connelly wins the first event - the hop, step and jump.1936 - Horton Smith edges Harry Cooper by one stroke...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-06/today-sports-history
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US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...senior and junior levels. Yet Mike Krzyzewski will prepare as if their opener in Rio de Janeiro is as uncertain as the one in Athens."I think we can lose our next game," Krzyzewski said. "I mean, that's the way we prepare because we know how good...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/us-basketball-reigns-spain-and-awaits-
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Glacier Swim Club hosts Olympic athletes

...Championships.Klete Keller has Olympic gold ('04, 4x200 free & 4x200 free) from Athens, silver ('00, 4x200 free) from Sydney, and bronze from Sydney (400 free) and Athens (400 free). He has gold, silver and bronze Medals from the World Championships...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athlet
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Today in History

...S. security contractor in Afghanistan killed about ten people, including three Americans. Closing ceremonies were held in Athens, Greece, for the Olympic games.Five years ago: Funeral services were held in Boston for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29
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Today in History

...western Burundi, shooting and hacking at least 150 Congolese Tutsis to death. The summer Olympic games officially opened in Athens. TV chef Julia Child died in Montecito, California, two days short of her 92nd birthday.Five years ago: The Philadelphia...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
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For Michael Phelps, there really is no place like home

...and Bowman shared an exclusive look at what goes on behind the scenes with The Associated Press.TRAINING FOR GOLDBefore the Athens and Beijing Olympics, Phelps would push himself to the brink of exhaustion in practice, swimming up to 16,000 meters a day...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-05/michael-phelps-there-really-no-place-
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