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Today In Sports History for June 24

...S. player and rookie to win the LPGA championship.1968 - Joe Frazier stops Mando Ramos in the second round at Madison Square Garden in New York for the heavyweight title.1990 - Criminal Type becomes the first horse to win consecutive $1...

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Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 29

...New York Rangers to complete a two-game sweep.1940 - Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paychek in the second round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.1941 - Wisconsin, led by Gene Englund's 13 points...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-29/today-sports-history-march-29
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Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 22

...over Seattle in the NCAA basketball championship.1967 - Muhammad Ali knocks out Zora Folley in the seventh round at Madison Square Garden to retain his world heavyweight title.1969 - Lew Alcindor leads UCLA to the NCAA basketball title with a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-22/today-sports-history-march-22
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Rangers advance in OT on Stepan goal over Capitals

...spot in the Stanley Cup finals, where the Rangers lost to Los Angeles last spring. The series begins Saturday at Madison Square Garden.Although the Rangers were badly outplayed early in overtime, Henrik Lundqvist stood tall in goal and the...

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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, April 29

...Lennox Lewis knocks down Michael Grant three times in the first round and knocks him out at 2:53 of the second at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain his WBC and IBF heavyweight titles. The combined weight of 497 pounds made it the heaviest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-29/today-sports-history-april-29
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Today In Sports History for March 4

...1968 - Joe Frazier wins the vacant New York world heavyweight title with an 11th-round TKO of Buster Mathis at Madison Square Garden.1972 - The Texas Rangers (formerly the Washington Senators) trade 2-time Cy Young award winner Denny McLain...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-04/today-sports-history-march-4
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Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91

...the globe. By the time the company celebrated its 10th birthday, 16,000 people attended a massive gathering at Madison Square Garden, Bob Hope was on stage and a snaking line of people waited for Nidetch's autograph.The fat housewife...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-30/weight-watchers-founder-jean-nidetch-
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Today In Sports History for Tuesday, March 31

...Hatch score 12 points each to lead Wichita State to a 66-57 win over Alabama 66-57 in the NIT championship game at Madison Square Garden.2012 - Ray Whitney passes 1,000 career points with a goal and assist in Phoenix's 4-0 victory over...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-31/today-sports-history-march-31
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Today In Sports History for Friday, March 27

...in the NCAA's first national basketball tournament.1942 - Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon in the sixth round at Madison Square Garden to retain his world heavyweight title.1945 - Oklahoma A&M defeats New York University 49-45 for the NCAA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-27/today-sports-history-march-27
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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...banners were taken from the hall by city police or Madison Square Garden security. ``A group of fans was protesting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072698/protests.html

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