Today In Sports History for August 26

...bracket.1997 - Carl Lewis finishes his career by anchoring a powerful 400-meter relay to cap the ISTAF Grand Prix meet in Berlin. The team of Olympic 100-meter champion Donovan Bailey, former world record-holder Leroy Burrell and Namibian sprint champion...
Scientists find evidence of prehistoric massacre in Europe

BERLIN - Scientists say they have found rare evidence of a prehistoric massacre in Europe after discovering a 7,000-year-old mass...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 9

...becomes the first American to win four Olympic gold medals, and the United States sets a world record in the 4x100 relay at the Berlin Games. The record time of 39.8 seconds lasts for 20 years.1950 - Lusty Song, driven by Delvin Miller, wins the Hambletonian...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...1996.2010 - David Rudisha of Kenya breaks the 13-year-old 800-meter world record with a 1:41.09 time at a meet in Berlin. Three-time world champion Wilson Kipketer of Denmark set the previous mark of 1:41.11 in August 1997 in Cologne, Germany...
Sports On TV for Friday, Aug. 7 and Saturday, Aug. 8

...San Diego (games joined in progress)MOTORSPORTSNoon, NBC - AMA Motocross, at New Berlin, N.Y.1:30 p.m., NBCSN - AMA Motocross, at New Berlin, N.Y. (same-day tape)NFL FOOTBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Pro Football Hall of Fame...
Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany

BERLIN (AP) - A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday...
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Today In Sports History for August 5

...Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game. The Pirates beat the Phillies 8-5 at Pittsburgh.1936 - At the Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his third of four gold medals, winning the 200-meter race in an Olympic-record 20.7 seconds...
Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

...testified that he oversaw the collection of prisoners' belongings and ensured valuables and cash were separated to be sent to Berlin, listened expressionlessly to the verdict after a 2 1/2-month trial that could set a legal landmark.The verdict, and...
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Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...on a pledge to free Greece from debilitating austerity.In Berlin, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble insisted that said.____Associated Press writers Frank Jordans in Berlin, David McHugh in Frankfurt, Germany, and Menelaos Hadjicostis...
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Today In Sports History for July 31

...hype, winning the first U.S. Olympic title in women's gymnastics since 1996.Aug. 11936 - The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The opening ceremonies is presided over by Adolf Hitler.1945 - New York's Mel Ott hits his 500th home run in a 9-2 victory...


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