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This Day in Sports History: August 5

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 5

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, August 5 is a day in which the first world record in the long jump was set and one of the best pitchers of the last 30 years got his 300th win.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 29

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This Day in Sports History: July 29

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, July 29 is a day in which the Summer Olympics returned after war and two NFL franchises first took the field.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 7

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 7

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, July 7 is a day in which a 17-year-old won Wimbledon and NASCAR experienced one of its most emotional wins.

 

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NASCAR, Indianapolis need marquee winner to bolster slumping Brickyard 400

Storylines rule the day for NASCAR at the Brickyard. And there have been too few of late.
NASCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway need an intriguing storyline and big-name driver to carry the day at the struggling Brickyard 400.

In a decade of skyrocketing growth for the sport of NASCAR, no single event in the 1990s topped its first visit to the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 1994 Brickyard 400.

 

However, 20 years later, amid sagging attendance and television ratings and a weekend diluted with Nationwide and nondescript sports car ancillary races, the Sprint Cup Series’ annual visit is a shell of its former self.

 

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Jimmie Johnson, with little flare, just keeps on winning in NASCAR

Through the Gears: Four things we learned at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Four things we learned following Jimmie Johnson's sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in Homestead, Fla.

When I think of Jimmie Johnson and Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup championship performance, I’m reminded of a simple analogy Rick Hendrick brought up after the race.

“I like to use the Parcells quote,” the winning car owner said. “You are what your record says you are.”

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