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...two goals by Doug Brown. It's the fourth straight NHL finals sweep, a first in major pro sports history.1999 - Maurice Greene smashes the 100-meter world record at 9.79 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 9.84 set by Donovan Bailey...
Today In Sports History

...Open. Fuzzy Zoeller did it in the 1976 Quad Cities Open, and Bob Goalby in the 1961 St. Petersburg Open.2001 - Maurice Greene equals his world record in the 60-meter dash, running 6.39 seconds in a semifinal heat at the USA Indoor Championships...
Today In Sports History

...78 seconds at the IAAF Grand Prix Final in Paris. The previous world record of 9.79 was set by fellow American Maurice Greene in 1999.2003 - Jamal Lewis rushes for an NFL-record 295 yards on 30 carries in Baltimore's 33-13 victory over...
Today In Sports History

...American Michael Johnson in Goteborg, Sweden. Gay, who beat world record holder Asafa Powell in the 100, joins Maurice Greene (1999) and Justin Gatlin (2005) as the only male athletes to have won sprint doubles at the championships.2009...
Today In Sports History the U.S. Open, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in his record 54th straight and final Grand Slam event.1999 - Maurice Greene and Inger Miller win the 200-meter dashes at the World Championships, giving the United States a sweep of the short...
Carlos Boozer is settling into life aboard the QM2

...the U.S. women's basketball team. In his free time, Boozer hopes to get a chance to see the Parthenon, watch Maurice Greene run and check out some synchronized swimming. Yes, synchronized swimming. "I love track and field," he said...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Greene claims Goodwill glory 7/22/98

...time, with American Vanessa Atler winning the event. At the track, Michael Johnson showed he's still the boss, Maurice Greene left Donovan Bailey almost speechless and one of track's most enduring stars showed he might at last be finished...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: USATF won't enforce suspensions 7/28/98

...winning U.S. 400-meter relay team. If Mitchell is banned, he and the relay team of Jon Drummond, Tim Harden and Maurice Greene would be disqualified and forced to refund all prize money from the meet. Mitchell was entered in the U.S. Open...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Johnson gets a break, advances to 400 final 8/4/97

...Greece - After a few lean years, all it took was some new blood to put U.S. sprinting back on top of the world. Maurice Greene and Marion Jones reasserted American supremacy by winning the 100-meter titles Sunday at the World Championships...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Women sizzle, men fizzle in U.S. relays 8/10/97

...The failure to finish denied the U.S. team an opportunity to gain revenge against Canada. Earlier in the day, Maurice Greene, who was to run anchor, and Drummond boasted that the Americans would beat the Canadians and break the world record...


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