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Today In Sports History

...victory and eclipses Babe Ruth's 34-year-old single-season home run record.1975 - In the "Thrilla in Manila," Muhammad Ali beats Joe Frazier in 14 rounds to retain his world heavyweight title.1977 - Pele plays his farewell game before a...

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Today in sports history

...wins the New York City Marathon in 2:26:30 and Kathy Switzer capture the women's division in 3:07:29.1977 - Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain his world heavyweight...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-29/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

...touchdown passes to tie an NFL record and give the Minnesota Vikings a 52-14 victory over the Baltimore Colts.1976 - Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium in New York to retain his world heavyweight title...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-28/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

...Archie Griffin of Ohio State starts his NCAA record string of 31 games of rushing for at least 100 yards.1978 - Muhammad Ali becomes the first three-time heavyweight champion with a unanimous 15-round decision over Leon Spinks at the Superdome...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-15/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Davis of Columbus, Ohio, sets a world record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 49.2 in Budapest, Hungary.1966 - Muhammad Ali knocks out Brian London in the third round to retain his heavyweight title.1972 - Gary Player wins his second PGA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

...retirement earlier, is replaced by center Bill Russell, the first black head coach of a major U.S. sports team.1967 - Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Armed Forces. He is arrested and the New York State Athletic Commission suspends...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-28/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

...decision over Jerry Quarry in Oakland, Calif. This is the final bout of an eight-man elimination tournament to fill Muhammad Ali's vacated title.1994 - Scott Erickson, who allowed the most hits in the majors the previous season, pitched Minnesota's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-27/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...unanimous 15-round decision over Doug Jones in Houston to win the WBA title, which had been stripped from Muhammad Ali.1971 - Muhammad Ali wins a four-year legal battle to overturn his 1967 conviction for draft evasion in an 8-0 vote by the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-27/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

May 251948 - Ben Hogan wins the PGA championship, beating Mike Turnesa in the final round, 7 and 6.1965 - Muhammad Ali knocks out Sonny Liston a minute into the first round in the controversial rematch for Ali's heavyweight title. Listed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-25/today-sports-history
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Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela

...had in my life."Boxing great Muhammad Ali said Mandela inspired others to...Player said.BOXING GREAT MUHAMMAD ALI PAYS TRIBUTE TO MANDELALOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Nelson Mandela...

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