Today in Sports - LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history
By The Associated Press Jun. 05, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
June 6 1919 — Man o’ War wins his first race, a 5-furlong contest over a straightaway at Belmont Park. The 3-to-5 favorite wins by six lengths,...
Today in Sports - Bo Jackson picked #1 overall in NFL Draft
By The Associated Press Apr. 28, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 29 1901 — His Eminence, ridden by Jimmy Winkfield, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1 1/2 lengths over Sannazarro in the only Derby ever raced in April...
Today in Sports - Celtics win 8th straight NBA Finals
By The Associated Press Apr. 27, 2023 10:10 AM EDT
April 28 1923 — Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup). 1931 — Program for woman athletes approved for 1932...
Today in Sports - Ricky Williams suspended for NFL season
By The Associated Press Apr. 24, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 25 1950 — Charles Cooper, an All-American from Duquesne playing with the Harlem Globetrotters, becomes the first black to be picked in the NBA...
Today in Sports - Celtics win 5th straight NBA championship
By The Associated Press Apr. 23, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 24 1945 — Albert B. “Happy” Chandler, junior Senator from Kentucky, is elected baseball commissioner by a unanimous vote of the major league club...
Today in Sports - Troy Aikman #1 pick in NFL Draft to Dallas
By The Associated Press Apr. 22, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 23 1903 — The New York Highlanders, later renamed Yankees, win their first game as a major league team, 7-2 over the Washington Senators. ...
Today in Sports - Bulls win most regular season NBA games-72
By The Associated Press Apr. 20, 2023 10:10 AM EDT
April 21 1904 — Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League) 1948 — Basketball Association of America Finals:...
Today in Sports - Danica Patrick first female IndyCar winner
By The Associated Press Apr. 19, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 20 1912 — Fenway Park opens in Boston with the Red Sox beating the New York Yankees 7-6 in 11 innings. Tiger Stadium in Detroit also opens its...
Today in Sports - Michael Jordan's 10th NBA scoring title
By The Associated Press Apr. 18, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 19 1897 — John J. McDermott wins the first Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 55 minutes, 10 seconds. 1930 — Clarence DeMar wins the...
Today in Sports - Jackie Robinson makes MLB debut
By The Associated Press Apr. 14, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
April 15 1901 — Boston Marathon won for second straight year by Canadian Jim Caffrey. 1907 — Boston Marathon won by Canadian Tom Longboat...
Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder 3/1/2023
Mar. 01, 2023 10:47 PM EST
Dennis Schroder scores 26 points, Lakers top Thunder 123-117
By Cliff Brunt Mar. 01, 2023 10:45 PM EST
Thunder beat Pacers 126-106 for 4th straight victory
By Cliff Brunt Jan. 18, 2023 10:32 PM EST
Today in Sports History-Howard breaks Chamberlain's record
By The Associated Press Jan. 11, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Jan. 12 1951 — Ezzard Charles knocks out Lee Oma in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain the heavyweight title. ...
Today in Sports History-House scores 61 points to tie record
By The Associated Press Jan. 07, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Jan. 8 1972 — The NCAA announces freshmen will be eligible to play on varsity football and basketball teams starting in the fall. 1973 —...
Today in Sports History-Jan. 7-Jackson gets 900th NBA win
By The Associated Press Jan. 06, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Jan. 7 1920 — Joe Malone of Quebec scores two goals to become the NHL’s career leader with 59 and leads the Bulldogs to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto...
Today in Sports History-Griffey Jr. elected to Hall of Fame
By The Associated Press Jan. 05, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Jan. 6 1951 — The Indianapolis Olympians beat the Rochester Royals 75-73 in six overtimes, the longest game in NBA history. 1976 — Ted...
Today in Sports History-2016 - Butler breaks Jordan's record
By The Associated Press Jan. 02, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Jan. 3 1920 — Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sells pitcher-outfielder Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $125,000 plus a $350,000 loan. ...
EXPLAINER: Inside the proposed sale of the Suns and Mercury
By Tim Reynolds Dec. 21, 2022 12:15 PM EST
Today in Sports History-Curry sets NBA record, 3 pt. shots
By The Associated Press Dec. 13, 2022 10:00 AM EST
Dec. 14 1920 — Jack Dempsey knocks out Bill Brennan in the 12th round at Madison Square Garden to retain his world heavyweight title. ...