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This Day in Sports History: May 4

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
This Day in Sports History: May 4

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, May 4 is a day in which one of golf's best was born and one of baseball's all-time greats reached a milestone in hitting.

 

This Day in Sports History: April 30

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: April 30

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, April 30 is a day in which a revolutionary NBA player was drafted and one of the most memorable manager/umpire confrontations took place.

 

Ranking Every USA Men’s Olympic Basketball Team

Ranking the 16 USA Men’s Basketball Teams in Olympic History.
<p> Ranking the 16 USA Men’s Basketball Teams in Olympic History. Could the 2012 Team USA beat the 1992 Dream Team?</p>

Could the 2012 Team USA beat the 1992 Dream Team? Kobe Bryant thinks so, but Michael Jordan laughs at the idea. First things first, this year’s squad must win the gold medal — and do so in historic style — in order to challenge the throne.

 

Here’s a rankings rundown of the 16 USA men’s basketball teams in Olympic history: