Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

1908 - Fred McLeod wins the U.S. Open golf title with a one-stroke victory over Willie Smith in a playoff.1922 - The oldest American international team golf match, the Walker Cup, is established...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...the fifth amateur champion. The 15-year-old South Korean-born New Zealander closes with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Inbee Park. She breaks the age record of 16 set by Lexi Thompson last September in the Navistar LPGA Classic in...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 24

...a 52-foot putt, and shoots a 9-under 63 to take a one-stroke lead over Bob Estes in the opening round of the Reno-Tahoe Open. MacKenzie would win the tournament by one stroke.2007 - The NFL indefinitely suspends Michael Vick without...
Man gets 359 years in beating deaths of Anchorage couple

...her 2-year-old family member and her 91-year-old mother, Sreap Yan, who had dementia. Sreap Yan later suffered a stroke and died June 10, 2015. Authorities determined the death was from natural causes, and another murder count was not added...
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...but it was too late. The procedure left him so debilitated he died two months later.? A 60-year-old man suffered a stroke but refused to see a doctor because he didn't have money or insurance. After his family insisted for six weeks that he seek...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...41.11 in August 1997 in Cologne, Germany.2010 - Arjun Atwal captures the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., by 1 stroke to become India's first PGA Tour winner. The first Monday qualifier to win on the tour in 24 years.
Today In Sports History for Aug. 10

...Jack Nicklaus wins the PGA Championship for the fourth time with a two-stroke victory over Bruce Crampton and Tom Weiskopf.1980 - Jack Nicklaus wins...deficit at the turn and shoots a 3-under 68 to beat Phil Mickelson by one stroke.
Today In Sports History for Aug. 17

...Harold Gomes at 1:20 in the first round to win the world junior lightweight title.1969 - Ray Floyd beats Gary Player by one stroke to win the PGA championship.1995 - John Roethlisberger wins the U.S. National Gymnastics Championships' all-around title...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 16 round and captures his first major title with a three-stroke victory in the PGA national championship.1995 - Ethiopia's...first Asian player to win one of golf's majors with a three-stroke win over Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship. Yang shoots a...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 14

...Championship in record fashion. Price finished at 11-under 269 for 72 holes, six strokes ahead of Corey Pavin. It is the lowest stroke total in an American major championship.1996 - Olympic 800- and 1,500-meter champion Svetlana Masterkova of Russia sets...


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