Today In Sports History for April 6

...the first major league designated hitter, in an opening-day game against Boston.1987 - Sugar Ray Leonard returns to the ring after a three-year layoff to upset Marvelous Marvin Hagler in a 12-round split decision for the middleweight title...
Anchorage husband, wife plead guilty to sex trafficking

...dressed in plain clothes, worked as his wife's assistant by picking up payments, among other duties.Investigators say the ring marketed sex workers in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Juneau, Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula online...
An ocean away, Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afar

...any inflammatory comments about fighters he'll meet in the ring.There's two more months of this to come. Reality the erstwhile singer has recorded for his walk into the ring."Manny asked if he could do it and I said OK," Roach...
Hug a Ref

...can hop up and down."Ref ? "Not today you can't."It takes a special kind of person to stand in the center of the ring, so to speak, and be inconspicuous; to let the game or match or bout unfold around them and keep order.They drive...
Big battle brewing Saturday downtown

...martial arts fans will get a treat Saturday night inside the ring at Centennial Hall.A much anticipated match between 145-pounders...the Beatdowns. We just love it. I have never stepped in the ring though. I have power lifted; that is the closest I have...
Holst and O'Brien win school board seats

Former Juneau principal Tom Milliron did succeed in mixing things up by throwing his hat into the ring as a write-in candidate for school board, but he wasn't able to crack the top two on election night.Juneau Economic Development...
Southeast boxers show who's 'King of the Ring'

...night for the sold-out 'King of the Ring' roughhouse boxing event. When the boxing ring. The 'King of the Ring' is a benefit for the Juneau-Douglas...said then done. The boxers entered the ring and met at center for instructions...
McGuire, AhChing to wed the bride's sister, Kohu McGuire-Scott, and the Best Man will be the groom's brother, Kenneth J. AhChing. The Ring Bearer will be the couple's son, Kawika, and the Flower Girl will be a friend of the couple, Maddeline Tjomsland...
On Writing: When typewriters roamed the Earth write to the typewriter's rhythms - the sounds of fingers striking the keys, metal typebars whacking the paper, the ring of the margin bell, the slam of the carriage return. I became a better typist so my fingers could keep up with my thoughts...
Active volcano calms down - for now

...geologist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.Pavlof is among 52 historically active volcanos in the Aleutian arc of the "Ring of Fire" string of volcanos encircling the Pacific Ocean, Coombs said.Pavlof's tantrumsPavlof eruptions typically...


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