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...told him of a shirttail relation, Joe Bernard of French Canada, an Acadian who spent...surviving. There was also Uncle Pete Bernard who spent much time in the Arctic but didn't...friend who forgets to return books.? Bernard, C. B., Chasing Alaska: a Portrait...
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Ireland1986 - Greg LeMond, United States1985 - Bernard Hinault, France1984 - Laurent Fignon, France1983 - Laurent Fignon, France1982 - Bernard Hinault, France1981 - Bernard Hinault, France1980 - Joop Zoetemelk, Netherlands1979...
Today in Sports History

...All-Stars 14-3 in Chicago.1986 - Greg Lemond becomes the first American to win the Tour de France. LeMond's teammate, Bernard Hinault of France, finishes second.1986 - Pat Bradley sinks a 12-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat...
Germany reaches World Cup final

...Saudi Arabia 8-0 in a group match in 2002.On Tuesday, with Bernard playing as the third striker in the place of Neymar, Brazil...Marcelo; Luiz Gustavo, Fernandinho (Paulinho, 46), Oscar; Bernard, Fred (Willian, 69), Hulk (Ramires, 46).Germany...
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

...that he will join five others as winners of all three of cycling's Grand Tours: Gimondi, Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Alberto Contador. "It's magnificient, it's marvellous," Nibali said. "It hasn't sunk in yet." Next...
Today In Sports History

...Miguel Indurain of Spain wins his record fifth consecutive Tour de France. Indurain joins Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault as the other five-time winners.2000 - Tiger Woods, at 24, becomes the youngest player to win the career Grand...
Today in sports history win a four-man playoff that produces the first sudden-death finish in the tournament's 142-year history.2007 - Bernard Hopkins earns another stunning victory in the twilight of his fighting days, ending Winky Wright's 7 1/2-year unbeaten...
Today in sports history

...succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the International Olympic Committee.2005 - In Las Vegas, Jermain Taylor beats Bernard Hopkins for the undisputed middleweight title. Hopkins, a winner of a record 20 consecutive defenses, starts slowly and...
Today in history

...against Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal agenda to the nation's highest bench. Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff arrived at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina to begin serving a 150-year sentence for his...
Elliot edges Hitchcock in Governors Cup

...00, F, 38, Anchorage, AK, 8/35-3920. Katherine Smith, 00:23:47.00, F, 30, Juneau, AK, 10/30-3421. Bernard Obluda, 00:24:00.00, M, 50, Colorado Springs, CO, 8/50-5422. Phillip Mitchell, 00:24:09.00, M, 61...


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