Today In Sports History for April 10

...Masters.1956 - The Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 to win the Stanley Cup in five games.1961 - South Africa's Gary Player becomes the first foreign player to win the Masters, edging Arnold Palmer and Charley Coe by one stroke...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...holy love hymn." Sledge's hit became a standard that sustained his long touring career in the U.S., Europe and South Africa and led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. It was a favorite at weddings - Sledge himself...
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Today In Sports History for Monday, April 13

...straight road win, 7-3 at Chicago.2008 - Trevor Immelman handles the wind and pressure of Augusta National to become South Africa's first Masters winner in 30 years.2012 - Martin Brodeur stops 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal...
Today In Sports History for April 21

...of seven.2001 - Hasim Rahman flattens Lennox Lewis with a right hand near the end of the fifth round in Brakpan, South Africa, to capture the WBC and IBF heavyweight titles in one of boxing's biggest upsets.2002 - Iva Majoli, ranked 58th...
Outside editorial: A real rival in South Africa? of disgruntled officials from South Africa's ruling African National Congress...emergence is a positive development in South Africa's still young democracy. The...first president of a black-ruled South Africa in 1994. But the story of the...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...Squaw Valley, Calif.1968 - Thirty-two African nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.1981 - The Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota North Stars 5-1 in a game marred by fights. The teams set an NHL record...
Sports On TV for Friday, March 13

...France (same-day tape)GOLF2:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Tshwane Open, second round, at Pretoria, South Africa (same-day tape and live)11 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, Valspar Championship, second round, at Palm Harbor, Fla...
Today In Sports History for March 24

...smashes more than a half-second off the world record in the rarely run 300 meters at the Engen Grand Prix in Pretoria, South Africa. Johnson is timed in 30.85 seconds, breaking the mark of 31.48 set in 1990.2005 - Auburn senior Fred Bousquet...
Empire Editorial: Alaska should require genetically engineered foods to be labeled

...labeling. Some of those countries include member nations of the European Union, Brazil, Australia, Russia, China, South Africa and Turkey. The U.S. is not on that list, and it should be. Currently, there are two co-sponsors of the bill...
Sports On TV for Thursday, March 5

GOLF 3:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Africa Open, first round, at East London, South Africa 9 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour-WGC, Cadillac Championship, first round, at Doral, Fla. 2 p.m.


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