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This Day in Sports History: June 26

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 26

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.


With that in mind, June 26 is a day in which the three players who comprised one NBA team's championship run were drafted and an active NFL player was arrested for murder.


Marquette Basketball: Golden Eagles Team Preview and Season Prediction 2018-19

Golden Eagles hope improved defense will lead to tourney run
Marquette Golden Eagles 2018-19 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

With just one NCAA Tournament appearance in four seasons, pressure is mounting on coach Steve Wojciechowski to return Marquette to the status of consistent March participant, which it enjoyed under Tom Crean and Buzz Williams. Wojciechowski was tasked with rebuilding the program, and he’s certainly proven capable of bringing in talent. The fifth-year coach has assembled a roster that will mix experience, talent and depth.