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Today in sports history

...pennant.1971 - Billie Jean King wins the Virginia Slims-Thunderbird tournament in Phoenix to become the first female tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-03/today-sports-history
Sports
Tennis team set to love state tournament

...recognized the girls and boys singles winners and runners up.In its fourth year, 2006, the team had grown to 35 tennis players. The team won the Alyeska High School Invitational, played a JV match against Dimond and participated in the Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/tennis-team-set-love-state-tournament
Sports
Today in sports history

...first game of a doubleheader.2011 - China's Li Na captures her first Grand Slam singles title, becoming the first tennis player from China, man or woman, to achieve such a feat. Na beats Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-04/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in sports history

...yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national championship.1957 - Floyd Patterson knocks out Pete Rademacher in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
Sports
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

...could do it. It's really uncharted territory and no one knows exactly how it will play out.Q: Do swimmers or tennis players get the same money?A: No, this lawsuit was limited to football players in FBS schools and Division I basketball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/judge-rules-against-ncaa-obannon-case
Sports
Today in History

...Marsha Ambrosius is 37. Actress Lindsay Sloane is 37. Actress Countess Vaughn is 36. Actor Michael Urie is 34. Tennis player Roger Federer is 33. Actress Meagan Good is 33. Britain's Princess Beatrice of York is 26. Actor Ken Baumann is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08
Local
Juneau tennis players take Capital Cup

Juneau tennis players claimed the Capital Cup trophy after competing in Whitehorse, Yukon on July 11-13. The team defeated Whitehorse 195-158 on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/juneau-tennis-players-take-capital-cup
Sports
Today in History

...Actor-comedian Bill Hader is 36. Actress Anna Torv is 35. Actress Larisa Oleynik (oh-LAY'-nihk) is 33. Tennis player Anna Kournikova is 33. Actor Michael Cera is 26. Actress Shelley Buckner is 25.Thought for Today: "The history...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27
State
Today in History

...Eddie Velez is 56. Singer-musician El DeBarge is 53. Actress Julie White is 53. Actress Lindsay Frost is 52. Tennis player Andrea Jaeger is 49. Opera singer Cecilia Bartoli is 48. Rhythm-and-blues singer Al B. Sure! is 46. Actor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04
Local
Pure Sole: Softball

...championship before in any sport.Not a lot of students get to.Emma Good spent four years as the best runner-up tennis player in the state."I don't know," Good said when asked how she feels. "Amazing?"Yes Emma, those tears streaming...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-09/softball
Sports

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