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Today In Sports History for Oct. 2

...Fourteen members of the Wichita State football team are killed in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains.1980 - Larry Holmes stops Muhammad Ali in the 11th round to win the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas.1983 - The Green Bay Packers score 49 points in the...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 28 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...
Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

...two men opened fire in the Dallas suburb of Garland outside a center hosting a cartoon contest with depictions of the prophet Muhammad. Both attackers were shot dead, and an officer was shot in the leg. From the other side of the world, the Islamic State...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 15

...1973 - 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...
Chief: Memo wouldn't have changed cartoon contest response

...Officers protecting a controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest did not know about an...the contest of drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.One school security guard was wounded...any physical depiction of the Prophet Muhammad is blasphemous.No one attending the...
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Indictment: Man helped plan Texas cartoon-contest shooting

...charged with helping plan an attack on a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas that ended with two Phoenix men being...would target the contest, whose depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are considered blasphemous by Muslims. Such drawings have...
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Today In Sports History for May 25

1948 - 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 as...
Picture of Tennessee shooting emerges: 3-5 minutes of terror

...remain unclear to investigators, even nearly a week later.Muhammad Abdulazeez made his first stop at a military recruiting office...Asaad Haj Ali. "He cares about his work and his family, and Muhammad is just his relative, the son of his sister. That's it...
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Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

...It grieves us beyond belief to know that his pain found its expression in this heinous act of violence," the family of Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez said in a statement issued Saturday through a lawyer.Law enforcement officials did not return calls seeking...
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Today In Sports History for August 6

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


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