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August 17, 2015 |
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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.
The last baseball Olympics event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Can you name all 5 events in the Modern Olympic Pentathon?
While NFL highlights were shown on television in Great Britain starting in 1982, the game was the first chance fans of the league had to see the sport played on British soil.
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 more than 67,000 fans who attended the game were also treated to pop concerts, parachutists and fireworks at the event.
Lewis got halfway there on Aug. 6, 1984, by winning gold in the men’s long jump event.
True or false: The Houston Oilers became the first football team to play on artificial turf
How Vonetta Flowers did make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
Márta Károlyi, the U.S. team coordinator, questioned the age of some of China’s athletes, while the media reported online records showing two of the Chinese gymnasts were younger than the 16-year-old age requirement necessary to compete.
First foul ball broke her nose, second hit her in the knee.
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