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Today In Sports History for July 20

...last of his three British titles.2013 - China's Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao wins the first diving gold medal at the world championships in Barcelona, Spain. Wu earns a record sixth world title in the women's 3-meter synchronized springboard...
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...telling him to slow it down. He was simply eager to begin because he skipped the 100 with an automatic bye into the world championships courtesy of his Diamond League title.He's now set up for a showdown in both events with Bolt in Beijing later...
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GCLL junior girls begin district series

...Valley team defeated Juneau for the state title in four games (7-0, 1-2, 6-5 and 7-3) and then won the world championship 6-2 over Victoria, British Columbia, in Kirkland, Washington.
WNBA's Griner, fiancee arrested after fight

...blocks and was the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. She also helped the U.S. win a gold medal last fall at the world championships.Griner is a two-time AP college basketball player of the year and led Baylor to a 40-0 season and the 2012...
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World track championships coming to U.S.

BEIJING - After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field's marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.
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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, March 25

1934 - Horton Smith wins the first Masters, beating Craig Wood by one stroke. 1947 - Holy Cross, led by George Kaftan, defeats Oklahoma 58-47 in the NCAA basketball championship.
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 12

...and Christopher Dean of Britain become the first ice dancing team to record nine perfect marks of 6.0 during the world championships.1985 - Larry Bird scores 60 points, including Boston's last 16, to set a Celtics record and lead them to...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

1919 - The first dog race track to use an imitation rabbit opens in Emeryville, Calif. 1936 - Figure skater Sonja Henie wins her 10th straight world championship. 1959 - Lee Petty, driving an Oldsmobile, wins the first Daytona 500.
Today In Sports History for February 9 victories when San Jose edges Nashville 4-3.2009 - Lindsey Vonn wins the downhill for her second gold at the World Championships in Val D'isere, France. Vonn becomes the second American woman to win two golds at a worlds. Andrea Mead...
Bode Miller ready to race at world championships

...cleared himself to race again.Just in time for the world championships, too, which was his target all along after undergoing...restrict me."Coming in here for the race, the world championships, if Sasha puts me in there, I'm going to try...


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