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1908 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black man to win the world heavyweight boxing title, with a 14th-round knockout of Tommy Burns in Sydney...

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Today In Sports History for Dec.19-20

DECEMBER 191913 - Heavyweight champion Jack Johnson fights to a 10-round draw with Battling Jim Johnson in Paris.1917 - Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens scores five goals...

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Today in Sports History

...Henry Armstrong. Fifteen are selected from the pioneer era including John L. Sullivan, Gentleman Jim Corbett and Jack Johnson.1967 - The Denver Broncos beat the Detroit Lions 13-7 in a preseason game, the first AFL victory over an NFL team...

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Today in Sports History

...National Invitation Tournament title in school history with a 74-54 win over Iowa.April 51915 - Jess Willard beats Jack Johnson in the 26th round to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Havana, Cuba.1927 - Johnny Weissmuller breaks his...

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Today In Sports History

...271903 - Willie Anderson captures the U.S. Open with a two-stroke victory over David Brown in a playoff.1914 - Jack Johnson wins a 20-round referee's decision over Frank Moran at the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris.1950 - Chandler Harper...

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Today In Sports History

...Henry Armstrong. Fifteen are selected from the pioneer era including John L. Sullivan, Gentleman Jim Corbett and Jack Johnson.1967 - The Denver Broncos beat the Detroit Lions, 13-7, in a preseason game, for the first AFL victory over an...

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Today In Sports History

DECEMBER 191913 - Heavyweight champion Jack Johnson fights to a 10-round draw with Battling Jim Johnson in Paris.1917 - Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens scores five goals...

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Boxer's French musings become new memoir

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. - Jack Johnson, addicted to attention and craving...new material and new stories from Jack Johnson is significant not just in sports...Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson." At Rivers' request, Ward...

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A brief history of MMA

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, boxing ruled America. Men like John L. Sullivan, Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson and James J. Braddock filled giant stadiums at a time when disposable income proved scarce. Those fighters gave way to Rocky...

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A brief history of MMA

...early 1900s, boxing ruled America. Sound off on the important issues at Men like John L. Sullivan, Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson and James J. Braddock filled giant stadiums at a time when disposable income proved scarce. Those fighters gave way...

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