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Today in sports history for Wednesday, April 22

...playoff-record five power-play goals in its 6-1 win over New York.2006 - In Berlin, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko stops Chris Byrd in the seventh round of a one-sided fight to gain the IBF heavyweight title.2007 - The Boston Red Sox tie a major league...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-22/april-22
Sports
A loss not all bad for top-ranked Kentucky in SEC tourney

...winning and winning and winning ...," Belmont coach Rick Byrd said. "It wears on you. It's tough to do. And you hear...lose one before the tournament or not?' It's difficult."Byrd said he told his Belmont players that Murray State was the one...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-11/loss-not-all-bad-top-ranked-kentucky-s
Sports
Stevens recalls friendship with Sen. Robert Byrd

...Stevens said West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd was "one of the finest senators in history...decades in Washington. Stevens, 86, and Byrd, who died Monday at 92, met during the Eisenhower administration, when Byrd was a freshman senator and Stevens worked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070110/sta_663999926.shtml
state
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Big unit winged by Byrd 8/18/98

...performance, and there was one - by Paul Byrd, not Randy Johnson. Looking like the ace instead of the journeyman, Byrd outpitched Johnson and also lined a single...That was probably the best game Byrd ever pitched and probably not the best...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081898/unit.html
Replay in, collisions out? Marlon Byrd to Phillies

...formal meeting room, outfielder Marlon Byrd and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to...be headed elsewhere, perhaps Detroit.Byrd already knows his destination. The 36-year-old...serious challenge for us this past season."Byrd was drafted by the Phillies and began his...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-13/replay-collisions-out-marlon-byrd-phil
Sports
'Come, Sing a Song with Me'

...We don't have the power to change the culture. What we do have is the power to change is our attitude about the season. Byrd Baylor wrote a lovely book, "I'm in Charge of Celebrations." Take charge. Accept the invitations that feel right and extend...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/come-sing-song-me
Neighbors
Today In Sports History: Nov. 28-29

...Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Toronto Argonauts 38-36 to win the 75th CFL Grey Cup.1992 - New York Jets defensive end Dennis Byrd is paralyzed in his lower body after colliding with teammate Scott Mersereau and breaking his C-5 vertebra in a 23-7 loss...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-28/today-sports-history-nov-28-29
Sports
Mother charged in death of Fairbanks toddler

...her 18-month-old son.Alaska State Troopers say Amberlynn A. Swanson was charged Tuesday in the death of Julian Swanson-Byrd.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports an autopsy Tuesday concluded the boy suffered "blunt force trauma" and that the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05/mother-charged-death-fairbanks-toddler
State
War spurs Stevens, Byrd spat

...WASHINGTON - Between them, Democrat Robert Byrd of West Virginia and Republican Ted Stevens...last month, said about his relationship with Byrd. "We'll just have to see what happens now." Byrd, who turned 86 two days later, said his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123103/sta_stevens.shtml
News
Byrd fell short

...in part: "In 1926, Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett became the first men to fly over the North Pole." Byrd's flight, suspicious from the start...erasures - still barely visible - revealed Byrd had fallen far short of the pole. Isn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051103/let_letter2.shtml
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