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Today In Sports History for July 4

...1-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon men's final to win his first Grand Slam title.1996 - Frankie Fredericks edges Michael Johnson to win the men's 200 meters at the Bislett Games in Norway, snapping the American world champion's winning streak...
Today In Sports History for August 5

...women's basketball team is upset by the Unified Team 79-73 in the semifinals at the Summer Olympics.1997 - Michael Johnson wins his third straight 400-meter title at the world championships in Athens, Greece, capturing the gold medal...
Today In Sports History for August 26 record-holder Leroy Burrell and Namibian sprint champion Frankie Fredericks, win in 38.24 seconds.1999 - Michael Johnson shatters another world record at the world championships - this time, breaking the 400-meter mark with a time of...
Today In Sports History for July 31

...Ripken becomes the second major leaguer to play 2,000 straight games as the Orioles beat Minnesota 1-0.1996 - Michael Johnson wins Olympic gold in the 200 meters in a record 19.32 seconds, becoming the first male Olympian to win the 200...
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...Gay, the 100 winner who skipped the 200, set the previous meet record of 19.62 in 2007.And just so you know: Michael Johnson has the American record (19.32) and Usain Bolt the world record (19.19)."I'm just honored to say I'm...
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Today In Sports History for June 18

...third U.S. Open title for the 45-year-old Irwin, the oldest winner in the tournament's history.1995 - Michael Johnson becomes the first national champion at 200 and 400 meters since 1899 as he captures both races at the USA-Mobil...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...the 1,600 relay at the World Track and Field championships. Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Butch Reynolds, and Michael Johnson finish in 2:54.29. Johnson has the fastest anchor leg in history at 42.97.1999 - Mark McGwire is the first...
Today In Sports History for July 29

...Tom Jager become the first U.S. male swimmers to win golds in three Olympics.1996 - Record-setting sprinter Michael Johnson sweeps to victory in an Olympic 400-meter record 43.49 seconds, while Carl Lewis leaps into history in Atlanta...
Today In Sports History for July 21

...4x400-meter relay world record of 2:54.29, set by the 1993 U.S. World Championship team, comes crashing down. Michael Johnson, the anchor on that 1993 team, anchors this United States 4x400 team, which finishes in a 2 minutes, 54.20 seconds...
Today in sports history

...first Davis Cup title since 1963 with a 4-1 victory over Australia.1988 - Division II Alaska-Anchorage, behind Michael Johnson's 20 points, pulls the biggest surprise of the college basketball season by stunning No. 2 Michigan 70-66 in...


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