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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, March 25

...title at figure skating's world championships. U.S. champion Sasha Cohen...rare black swimmer to claim a world championship, teaming with Michael Phelps...400-meter freestyle relay at the world championships in Melbourne, Australia...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 22

...points, advances to its first Final Four.1953 - The United States beats host Chile, 49-36 to win the first FIBA World Championship for Women basketball tournament.1958 - Vern Hatton and Johnny Cox combine for 54 points to give Kentucky an 84-72...
Today In Sports History for March 17

...title at the World Figure Skating Championships, his first medal in a major competition. It's also the first world championship for a Swiss man since Hans Gerschwiler in 1947.2006 - Jermaine Wallace hits a fadeaway 3-pointer with a split...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 12

...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...
Americans earn cross-country medals at worlds

...the established favorites by taking silver and bronze in the 10-kilometer freestyle event at the Nordic skiing world championships behind winner Charlotte Kalla of Sweden.Helped by early bib numbers and perfect skis on a day when heavy snow...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

...Henie wins her 10th straight world championship.1959 - Lee Petty, driving...Japan at the Nordic skiing world championships held in Val Di Fiemme, Italy...second American to win the world championship after Lindsey Van won the inaugural...
Crowd gathers to remember legendary musher

...racer ever to compete. In his career, he won eight North American Open Championship titles and 10 Fur Rendezvous World Championship titles.Attla was born in Koyukuk in 1933 and grew up in Huslia, where a final funeral, burial and potlatch will...
Empire Editorial: Remembering George Attla

...Husler," and the way his fused leg would push his speeding sled became known as the "Attla kick."He won 10 world championships and eight North American titles, but we hope his biggest legacy will be as inspiration to others.Two years ago...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...become the first women's ski jumping world champion. Women's ski jumping debuts at this year's Nordic skiing world championships in Liberec, Czech Republic. Todd Lodwick wins the opening Nordic combined event to give the United States two...
Today in sports history: February 19

...Langton win the two-man bobsled in Lake Placid, N.Y., the first time the U.S. captures this event at the world championships.2012 - The Detroit Red Wings win their 23rd straight home game, breaking the NHL overall record with a 3-2...


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