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Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 27

...1994 - Sweden wins its first hockey gold medal, defeating Canada 3-2 in the first shootout for a championship at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Canada is 1:49 away from its first championship in 42 years when Magnus Svensson's...

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Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

1935 - Babe Ruth is released by the New York Yankees and signed by the Boston Braves. 1938 - Glenn Cunningham sets a world indoor records in 1500-meter race at the AAU nationals at New York's Madison Square Garden. Cunningham finishes in 3:48.4.

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Today in sports history for Wednesday, Feb. 25

...of Ukraine wins the figure skating gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Nancy Kerrigan, who was...American medalists in a sport that's been part of the Winter Olympics since 1924.2014 - Wichita State becomes the first...

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Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 24

...10 minutes.1988 - An unprecedented winner of the 90-and 70-meter individual events, Matti Nykanen becomes the Winter Olympics' first triple gold medalist in Nordic skiing when Finland wins the new 90-meter team ski jumping event.1993...

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Today in sports history for Monday, Feb. 23

1938 - Joe Louis knocks out Nathan Mann in the third round to defend his world heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York. 1960 - Figure skater Carol Heiss captures the first gold medal for the U.S. in the Squaw Valley Winter Olympics.

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Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

...1980 - The United States Olympic hockey team stuns the Soviet Union with a 4-3 victory in the medal round of the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. Captain Mike Eruzione scores the game-winning goal midway through the final period...

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Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 13

...4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.1994 - Tommy Moe wins the men's downhill over local hero Kjetil Andre Aamodt at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Moe won by .04 seconds, the closest Alpine race in Olympic history. Norwegian speed...

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Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

1937 - Cleveland is granted an NFL franchise. The Rams play in Cleveland for nine years before moving to Los Angeles. After the 1994 season, the Rams move to St. Louis.

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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb. 4

...Winter Olympics close in Chamonix, France. Sixteen countries competed in 17 events from seven sports.1932 - The Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, N.Y., the first Winter Games in the United States.1957 - Joe McCarthy and Sam Crawford...

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Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...the final lap.1994 - Speedskater Johann Olav Koss earns his third gold medal and sets his third world record in the Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway, by winning the 10,000 meters. He finishes in 13 minutes, 30.55 seconds, breaking...

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