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Today In Sports History for Aug. 31

...sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the track and field world championships. Wariner wins in a personal best 43.45 seconds, with LaShawn...first medal sweep for any country in the men's 400 at the world championships.
Sports On TV for Sunday, August 30

...Manchester United at Swansea City11:30 a.m., ESPN - MLS, Portland at SeattleTRACK & FIELD10 a.m., NBC - IAAF World Championships, at Beijing, ChinaVOLLEYBALL11:30 a.m., NBC - AVP, Chicago Open, at Chicago
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...a name for himself at the world championships Wednesday night, while "It's been a hard world championships. It looks like people run next to Bolt in two world championships and the London Olympics...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...champion Frankie Fredericks, win in 38.24 seconds.1999 - Michael Johnson shatters another world record at the world championships - this time, breaking the 400-meter mark with a time of 43.18. He cuts .11 seconds off the record of 43...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...near-perfect routine on the high bar to become the first American man to win the all-around gold medal at the world championships. Needing a 9.712 or better to beat China's Yang Wei, Hamm strings together four straight release moves during...
Today In Sports History for August 19

...strokes to take the PGA championship.1993 - 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...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 9

...America won 90-86 in 1964 at Tokyo.1995 - John Godina becomes the first American to win the shot put event at the world championships with a toss of 70 feet, 5¼ inches.2007 - Alexis Thompson becomes the youngest quarterfinalist in the 107-year...
Mikulak grabs third straight US gymnastics national title a spot on the U.S's world championship team. Mikulak posted a two-round...during a weekend in which the world championship team looked vulnerable...It's a test event for world championships. We've got 10 weeks until...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 14

...Wariner, races to victory and a record 14th gold medal for the United States in the nine-day track and field world championships. The team of Andrew Rock, Derrick Brew, Darold Williamson and Wariner win in 2:56.91.2011 - Keegan Bradley...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 10

...record score of 274, seven strokes ahead of Andy Bean.1995 - Gwen Torrence, the 100-meter champion at the world championships, wins the 200 meters, then is disqualified for running out of her lane.1995 - Michael Bradley, a third-year...


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