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Today in Sports History: Nov. 18

...and 11 assists for his 11 straight double-double. It's the most by any player from the start of a season since Magic Johnson in 1990-91.2014 - The NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season. The league...
Today in Sport's History for Nov. 6

...the boxer and a co-defendant were denied their civil rights by prosecutors during trials in 1967 and 1976.1991 - Magic Johnson, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA championships, announces he has tested positive for the AIDS virus...
Odom's spiral leaves ex-NBA star fighting for his life

...a playmaking guard, the rangy kid with a beautiful shot and exceptional ball-handling skills drew comparisons to Magic Johnson when he played on a traveling youth team alongside Ron Artest, his future Lakers teammate.Despite an abbreviated...
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Magic offers $1 million if James does dunk contest NEW YORK (AP) - Magic Johnson is giving LeBron James a million reasons to consider the slam dunk contest.The Hall of Famer says Friday during ESPN's pregame...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 15 two goals in the four-game sweep.1984 - Ben Crenshaw wins the Masters by two strokes over Tom Watson.1991 - Magic Johnson sets an NBA record for career assists in a 112-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Johnson, who needed nine...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 1

...left in the first half of the Jazz's 129-88 victory over Denver. Stockton's 9,922nd assist moves him ahead of Magic Johnson.1996 - The Chicago Bulls win their 17th straight with a 105-85 victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Bulls improve...
Today In Sports History for February 9

...tie with Detroit. Gartner joins Bobby Hull and Phil Esposito as the only NHL players to accomplish the feat.1992 - Magic Johnson, playing for the first time since announcing his retirement on Nov. 7, scores a game-high 25 points and hands...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb.11

...and Charles Barkley score 17 points each to help the East beat the West 130-113 in the 40th NBA All-Star game. Magic Johnson, the game's high-scorer with 22 points, is voted MVP.1992 - Anfissa Reztsova wins the women's 7.5-kilometer...
Today In Sports History for May 10

...the fifth player in NBA history with at least 30 points, 15 assists and five rebounds in a playoff game, joining Magic Johnson, Jerry West, Walt Frazier and Oscar Robertson. Wade's 31 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds lead the Heat...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

...99-93 win over the Phoenix Suns. Jackson joins career assists leader and teammate John Stockton (15,425) and Magic Johnson (10,141).2007 - Second-ranked Florida dominates Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith and No. 1 Ohio State for...


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