1932 - Eddie Eagen, as a member of the four-man U.S. bobsled team, wins a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. He previously won a gold medal in boxing light heavyweight division at the 1920 Summer Games in Antwerp, Belgium.
Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the stock car racing as the sport exploded in popularity a generation ago, will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.
...years.2008 - Candace Parker of Los Angeles Sparks receives the WNBA's most valuable player award along with the rookie of the year awards, becoming the first player to win both. Parker, the top overall draft pick this year from Tennessee, averaged...
NEW YORK - Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom were far from the major leagues at the start of 2013. Abreu was playing for Cienfuegos in Cuba, and deGrom was in A-ball for the second straight year after coming back from Tommy John surgery.
ASAA TO INDUCT HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014
Editor's note: This is the second and final part of the series. Part 1 published Wednesday, June 25. By the time Dr.
PINEHURST, N.C. - The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf. Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No.
MARCH 28 1939 - The barnstorming Renaissance Five beat the NBL champion Oshkosh All-Stars, 34-25, to win the first annual World Professional Basketball Tournament in Chicago.
NEW YORK - With Andrew Wiggins at No. 1, it was a big night for Canada and Kansas. And it better be the right one for the Cavaliers.
Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise.
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