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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...

Today in Sports History: August 1

Basketball made its Olympic debut at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Twenty-two nations competed and the U.S. team won gold. Mexico and Canada...

Today in Sports History: July 17

In 2000, the United States Men's Basketball team won Olympic Gold after defeating France 85-75. The 2000 Summer Olympics were held in Sydney, Australia....

Today in Sports History: July 5

In 1992, the Dream Team won the final game of the Basketball Tournament of the Americas against Venezuela 127-80. The Dream Team was assembled...

Today in Sports History: April 7

In 1989, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) dropped restrictions on professional basketball players competing in international events and the Olympics. FIBA currently has 213...

The 2020 Olympics Are the Latest Event to be Postponed Due to Coronavirus

More bad news for sports fans, the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games are the largest event to be suspended by coronavirus (COVID-19). The Olympics...

Today in Sports History: October 16

Boxer Mike Tyson scored a technical knockout during the seventh round of a 1987 boxing match against Tyrell Biggs during the last heavyweight title...

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