Today is Sports History for Nov. 9

...points by kicking a 32-yard field goal in the Cougars' 23-14 victory over Texas.1996 - Evander Holyfield pounds Mike Tyson into submission at 37 seconds of the 11th round to win the WBA heavyweight title in Las Vegas. Holyfield becomes the second...
Tyson sees himself in Rousey's UFC dominance

...GLENDALE, Calif. - Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club...It just doesn't look fun no more," Tyson said with a smile."It's fun for me...the cage. "I don't know about him."Tyson once dominated boxing in much the same...
Today in Sports History: Oct. 16

...Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 16-10 in overtime with the only successful fake field goal in NFL overtime.1987 - Mike Tyson retains his undisputed heavyweight title with a seven-round knockout of Tyrell Biggs in Atlantic City, N.J.1999 - Fourth-ranked...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 7

...Whiten hits four home runs and drives in 12 runs, becoming the only player to accomplish both feats in one game.1996 - Mike Tyson needs just 109 seconds to win the WBA heavyweight championship from Bruce Seldon in Las Vegas.1997 - In the new Arthur Ashe...
Here comes the truth, Mike Tyson-style

Mike Tyson might not have been the greatest heavyweight...hesitate."The Count of Monte Cristo," Tyson says in that much-imitated voice. "Awesome...followed by a revenge tour.The parallels to Tyson's own incredible life are many.More...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Tyson fighting for license in Jersey 7/29/98

...JOHN CURRAN TRENTON, N.J. - Mike Tyson's lawyer told boxing regulators today...Holyfield. Anthony Fusco Jr., who has known Tyson only six weeks, told the New Jersey Athletic Control Board that Tyson was ``a very extraordinary man...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Tyson almost eligible to return to ring 7/8/98

...1998 By TIM DAHLBERG LAS VEGAS - Mike Tyson has waited a year. Now, Nevada boxing...chunk out of Evander Holyfield's ear, Tyson becomes eligible Thursday to seek a return to the ring. Tyson's advisers, though, appear in no hurry...
Today In Sports History for June 28

...1997 - Evander Holyfield, bleeding badly from his right ear after being bitten by Mike Tyson, retains the WBA heavyweight championship in Las Vegas when Tyson is disqualified after the third round.2007 - The Portland Trail Blazers end months of...
Today In Sports History for August 19

...Sergei Bubka wins his fourth consecutive pole vault title at the world championships at Stuttgart, Germany.1995 - Mike Tyson starts his comeback, knocking out Peter McNeeley in 89 seconds at Las Vegas. McNeeley's manager, Vinnie Vecchione, jumps...
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...shattered his previous best of 19.68, which he set last July in Monaco and then matched last month here at Hayward Field. Tyson Gay, the 100 winner who skipped the 200, set the previous meet record of 19.62 in 2007.And just so you know: Michael...
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