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September 06, 1996 |
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True or false: 40 cars race in the Indianapolis 500
How Vonetta Flowers did make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
The more than 67,000 fans who attended the game were also treated to pop concerts, parachutists and fireworks at the event.
True or false: Gabrielle Reece was the first female athlete to design a shoe for Nike
Lewis got halfway there on Aug. 6, 1984, by winning gold in the men’s long jump event.
All grand slams were recorded in the final four innings of the game, bringing the Yankees from a six-run deficit to a lead the A’s couldn’t overcome.
Prior to joining Nashville, Trotz played junior hockey in the Western Hockey League.
The last baseball Olympics event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
True or false: Each colour of the Olympic rings represents a particular continent
Time Inc. publisher Henry Luce created Sports Illustrated (SI) to be the first weekly printed national magazine focused on live sporting events, with the first issue hitting newsstands on Aug. 16, 1954.
Mays’ other career milestones include being named National League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and winning 12 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards as an outfielder — tied for most all-time with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Roberto Clemente.
The 23-year-old athlete out of Northeast Louisiana State College — now known as University of Louisiana Monroe — completed his record-breaking vault using a fiberglass pole, while most other vaulters were still using wooden poles.
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