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...the longest winning streak by a modern day thoroughbred in unrestricted races. The 6-year-old mare, ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, wins the $200,000 Vanity Handicap by a half-length over St Trinians at Hollywood Park. With the victory...
Raveling, Grentz among Lapchick Award winners

NEW YORK - Hall of Famer Nate "Tiny" Archibald was honored to represent his former coach Don...sixth annual Lapchick Character Award on Thursday. The Naismith Hall of Famer, who died in 2008 at 78, won 719 games and led the Miners to 14 NCAA...
Today in Sports History

...title - breaking a 34-year-old record set by PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber in 1979. The two-handed competitor defeats the NCAA title game.1997 - Betsy King, an LPGA Hall of Famer, overcomes a three-shot deficit over the last eight holes...
Today in sports history

...the longest hockey game in NCAA tournament history, to advance to the NCAA title game.1997 - Betsy King, an LPGA Hall of Famer, overcomes a three-shot deficit over the last eight holes for her third Dinah Shore title.2001 - Michael Phelps becomes...
Today In Sports History, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1

...High School in a 137-32 win over Brandeis High School, breaking a girls' national prep record previously held by Hall of Famer Cheryl Miller.2008 - Jockey Russell Baze is the first to win 10,000th races in North America when he leads Two Step Cat...
Today In Sports History, Feb. 6

...the giant slalom in 2:18.53.1990 - Brett Hull of the St. Louis Blues scores his 50th goal, making him and his Hall of Famer father, Bobby Hull, the only father-son combination in NHL history to reach that milestone.1993 - Mike Gartner, a late...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Wilkens joins Wooden as dual Hall of Famer 6/24/98

...coaches during the league's 50th anniversary season, Wilkens considers Hall of Famer Marv Harshman the biggest influence on his coaching career. ``He taught...the players will be in control.'' Wilkens joins Wooden as dual Hall of Famer
My turn: 2010 Census: Still time to make all Alaskans count

The famous quote by Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra can be used to describe the 2010 Census: "It ain't over 'til it's over." Alaska was ground zero for the 2010...
Fuller finding a path to the Majors

...a likely candidate to enter Cooperstown as a future hall of famer. Recently, that very thing happened to Justin Fuller, 26...taken aback, being that it was for Jim Thome. He's a hall of famer for sure, and it was a straight across deal with a little cash...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Tennis great grounded by stroke 7/30/98

Thursday, July 30, 1998 By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rod Laver, the tennis Hall of Famer who won two Grand Slams, is facing months of physical therapy to recover from a stroke that impaired his speech and movement...


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