Today in sports history

...Giants.2001 - Middleweight boxer James Butler punches his opponent Richard Grant long after the final bell at Madison Square Garden in New York. Grant, winner of a 10-round decision, is dropped by Butler who connects with a short hook with...
Today In Sports History: Nov. 28-29

...1958. New York scores 82 points in the first half to break the record for most first-half points at the present Madison Square Garden, set when Kansas City scored 81 on Dec. 8, 1979.2009 - Francesco and Edoardo Molinari become the first brothers...
Today in sports history

...women's division in 3:07:29.1977 - Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain his world heavyweight title.1984 - Mike Prindle of Western Michigan sets an NCAA record...
Today in history

...presidential nominee Herbert Hoover spoke of the "American system of rugged individualism" in a speech at New York's Madison Square Garden.In 1953, the Franco-Lao Treaty of Amity and Association effectively made Laos an independent member of the...
Knicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90

...event and a city-wide block party rolled into one.The Knicks wrecked it.New York, booed at times by the Madison Square Garden crowd a night earlier, built a seven-point lead in the third quarter and was up 86-77 on Anthony's bucket...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Protesting halts Iran-USA wrestling match 7/26/98

...States and Iran and continued their protest outside Madison Square Garden after the match ended. After Behnam Taiebi scored...banners were taken from the hall by city police or Madison Square Garden security. ``A group of fans was protesting...
The evolution of 'Godzilla': Japanese fans weigh in

...ambitious American news reporters, a French spy, a scientist studying Chernobyl and a bunch of Godzilla eggs in Madison Square Garden.A big no-no to Godzilla fans was the monster's fate at the end of the movie.Yoshihiko Horie, 54, hated...
Today in sports history

...Dempsey knocks out Luis Firpo in the second round for his last successful defense of his world heavyweight title, at Madison Square Garden in New York.1947 - Jack Kramer beats Frank Parket to win the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship. Kramer...
Today In Sports History

...transmits a basketball doubleheader from New York's Madison Square Garden. Pittsburgh plays Fordham and New York upset by Notre Dame 64-59 at New York's Madison Square Garden. In a game with 17 lead changes, the Fighting...
Rangers beat Kings 2-1, stay alive in Cup finals

...New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and had the Madison Square Garden crowd chanting his name in the Rangers' 2-1 victory in Game 4 that kept the Los Angeles Kings from a sweep on...
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