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Today in Sports History: July 20

In 1968, 1,000 athletes from the U.S. and Canada met at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois to compete in the first Special Olympics. The...

Today in Sports History: March 30

In 2001, at 15-years-old, American swimmer Michael Phelps broke the 200m butterfly world record at the US World Championship trials in Austin, Texas. He...

Today in Sports History: February 22

On this day in 1980, the U.S. ice hockey team defeated the heavily favored Soviet Union 4-3 in one of the biggest upsets in...

Today in Sports History: October 13

On this day in 2019, Simone Biles became America’s most decorated gymnast in history when she won a record 25th medal at the World...

Today in Sports History: September 30

On this day in 2000, The USA Olympic Men's Basketball Team captured its 12th gold medal in 14 Olympic basketball competitions with an 85-75...

Today in Sports History: September 21

On this day in 1991, USA Basketball announced the "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics. The team consisted of Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Patrick...

Today in Sports History: August 28

On this day in 2004, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team defeated Lithuania, 104-96, to capture the bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics....

Today in Sports History: August 24

On this day in 2008, the Redeem Team lived up to their name by once again claiming gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Following...

Today in Sports History: August 16

On this day in 2008, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt set a new world record of 9.69 seconds when he won the coveted 100m gold...

Today in Sports History: August 13

On this day in 2016, Michael Phelps raced for the last time. He finished his career the only way he knew how to, and...

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