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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 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...
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 March 24

...1995-96, are the first team in NBA history to have two losing streaks of 18 or more games in the same season.2000 - Michael Johnson smashes more than a half-second off the world record in the rarely run 300 meters at the Engen Grand Prix in Pretoria...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 12

...NCAA Indoor track and field championships. Clement's time of 44.57 seconds breaks the mark of 44.63, set by Michael Johnson on March 4, 1995.2008 - Lance Mackey wins his second consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, completing the...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team competes with state's best at Besh Cup

...Dimond HS - 38:38.7; 23. Matt Leseman, APUNSC - 38:57.2; 24. Tim Farring, ANR - 40:13.9; 25. Michael Johnson, APUNSC - 41:31.4; 26. Gabe Rueter, FXC - 43:41.5; 27. Andrew Hanneman, Lathrop HS - 47:47.1...
Franklin P. Johnson

...Richardson. He is survived by Carlie Ann Brown, Clifford Johnson, Katheryn Felipe, Thelma Charles, Levada Veter, Michael Johnson, Janet Williams and Roberta Richardson.A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at 2 p.m...
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...field, wins the 73rd PGA Championship with a 1-under 71 to finish three strokes ahead of Bruce Lietzke.1995 - Michael Johnson wins the 200 meters in 19.79 seconds in the World Track & Field Championships to become the first runner to capture...


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