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1972: Title IX, the revolutionary federal law that opened wide the doors to women in high school and collegiate sports as well as in academics in general, was signed by President Richard M. Nixon. The statute, which barred sex discrimination at schools receiving federal funds, effectively forced colleges to create sports programs for women if they wanted to keep their revenue-producing sports programs for men.
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1917: The Red Sox’ Ernie Shore pitched the third “perfect game” of the 1900’s, though he didn’t start it. Babe Ruth did but was ejected for arguing a ball-four call to the Senators’ lead-off batter. Shore entered, the runner was caught stealing and Shore got the next 26 outs. A 1991 rule change deprived him of the honor because he didn’t pitch a full nine innings.
Jeff Meyer, who has strong ties to both head coach LaVall Jordan and Butler University, will return to the Butler staff as an assistant coach. Jordan made the announcement Tuesday, June 20. Meyer, who has been a college coach for 38 seasons, and Jordan will reunite at...read more
NEW YORK TIMES MEXICO CITY-Brazil, with a crushing 4‚1 victory over Italy, won the ninth World Cup soccer championship today and gained permanent possession of the Jules Rimet Trophy, symbol of world supremacy in the sport. Edison Arantes, better known as Pélé, scored...read more
NBA Draft order: Round 1 1. Philadelphia 76ers (from Celtics via Nets) 2. Los Angeles Lakers 3. Boston Celtics (from 76ers via Kings) 4. Phoenix Suns 5. Sacramento Kings (from 76ers) 6. Orlando Magic 7. Minnesota Timberwolves 8. New York Knicks 9. Dallas Mavericks 10....read more
NEW YORK TIMES-1960 NEW YORK-Floyd Patterson tonight became the first man in the history of boxing to regain the heavyweight championship of the world. The 25- year-old fighter from Rockville Centre, L.I., knocked out the defending titleholder, Ingemar Johansson of...read more
Butler coach LaVall Jordan has hired the first two members of his initial men's basketball staff, and they are two individuals incredibly familiar to Bulldog fans. Emerson Kampen will assume one of the three assistant coach positions on staff, while Brandon Crone will...read more
PICKING THE BIG 10 BIG 10 EAST-ORDER OF FINISH Ohio State. The Buckeyes have the BEST defensive line in the conference and they have QB JT Barrett. Let’s just be honest, they have the best talent in the league. There are some holes in the...read more
ALL – BIG 10 PRE—SEASON FOOTBALL TEAM FIRST – TEAM OFFENSE QB JT Barrett 6’2” 220 Senior Ohio State RB Saquon Barkley 5’11” 223 ...read more
PGA RELEASE ERIN, Wis. — Brooks Koepka traveled around the world to find his game. He found stardom right at home as the U.S. Open champion. Koepka broke away from a tight pack with three straight birdies on the back nine Sunday at Erin Hills and closed with a 5-under...read more
NASCAR RELEASE BROOKLYN, Mich. — Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson. In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of...read more
NEW YORK TIMES The Los Angeles Lakers won their first N.B.A. championship under Phil Jackson on this date, defeating the Indiana Pacers, 116‚111, in Game 6 of the finals at the Staples Center. It was the seventh title in nine seasons for Jackson, the former Bulls...read more
NEW YORK TIMES-1960 DENVER-Golf's man of steel won the United States Open championship today. Refusing to concede defeat when he trailed by seven strokes going into the final round, Arnold Palmer scored an incredible closing 65 for the greatest winning finish anyone...read more
INDIANAPOLIS (June 17, 2017) - In Spring Season Week 13 matchup with North Carolina FC, goals by forward Justin Braun and midfielder Ben Speas helped seal a 2-0 win for “Indiana’s Team,” their first of the 2017 season. Active from the first whistle, Indy pushed the...read more
IHSAA RELEASE Evan Uhland's blast over the left field fence was the difference as Indianapolis Cathedral took a 4-3 extra inning victory from Penn in the Class 4A state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Uhland's solo homer off Penn pitcher Chase...read more
IHSAA RELEASE South Bend St. Joseph scored a pair of runs in two different frames and shut out Jasper 4-0 to take the IHSAA Class 3A Baseball State Championship at Victory Field. It was the school's 10th state championship overall but first in baseball in their...read more
IHSAA RELEASE A year after settling for a runner-up finish, eighth-ranked Lanesville returned and claimed the big trophy it had been seeking with a 5-1 victory over Rossville at Victory Field in Indianapolis. A member school since 1939 and an enrollment of 258, it was...read more
2017 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WATCH LIST-DEFENSIVE BACKS Tarvarus McFadden Junior Florida State (8 interceptions in 2016) Jaire Alexander Junior Louisville (Stellar in one – one coverage) Jordan Thomas Senior ...read more
2017 BIG 10 FOOTBALL WATCH LIST-OFFENSE QUARTERBACK JT Barrett Ohio State Senior Trace McSorley Penn State Junior Clayton Thorson ...read more
IHSAA BASEBALL PRESS RELEASE Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter plated three runs in both the third and fourth innings and went on to capture its first baseball state championship in a 10-4 decision over Wapahani at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Coached by 11th-year leader...read more
NEW YORK TIMES-1962 OAKMONT, Pa.-Jack Nicklaus, a 22-year-old rookie professional, beat Arnold Palmer by three strokes in an 18-hole golf playoff today and won the sixty-second United States Open championship. Nicklaus scored a par 71, Palmer a 74. Although the husky...read more
Kyle Larson topped the leaderboard in Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Michigan International Speedway at 200.798 mph in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Right behind Larson was Kyle Busch in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota at 200.619...read more
BALL STATE RELEASE MUNCIE, Ind. –Ball State senior Sean Kennedy was one of six Mid-American Conference baseball players recently named to the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Mideast Region team. ABCA members vote on the teams, and the...read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fifth-year senior Shea Murray was selected in the 18th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. In addition, senior Jalen Washington and junior Tre' Gantt as well as Xavier Moore and Seth Lonsway, members of the...read more
2017 NFL QUARTERBACK RATINGS TOP 20 It’s never too early to start looking at the upcoming NFL season. Today, we will rank this year’s top 20 Quarterbacks. Rookies aren’t included in our rankings. TOM BRADY (NEW ENGLAND). Yes, Brady turns 40 in August but he can still...read more
NFL Network remains the only network to show the entire slate of 65 preseason games in 2017, highlighted by 16 live games featuring 10 playoff teams from 2016. NFL Network's live preseason schedule kicks off Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 PM ET when the Carolina Panthers...read more
INDIANA SPORTS RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University Department of Athletics announced today that junior women's swimmer Lilly King and senior linebacker Tegray Scales haven been named IU's 2016-17 Athletes of the Year. "Reaching our highest athletic...read more
NEW YORK TIMES-1951 BIRMINGHAM, Mich.-Ben Hogan is still the champion. In another great comeback, the little Texan retained the United States Open golf title by closing with a 67 at the enormously difficult Oakland Hills Country Club to finish with a 72- hole...read more
2017 NBA MOCK DRAFT We are days away from the 2017 NBA Draft. Barring trades, here is how we see the first round panning out. BOSTON. Point Guard Markellle Fultz (Washington)...AGE: 19, HEIGHT: 6’4”, WEIGHT: 195, WINGSPAN: 6’9”, POINTS: 23.2, REBOUNDS: 5.7, ASSISTS:...read more
2017 PURDUE BOILERMAKERS FOOTBALL PREVIEW HEAD COACH: Jeff Brohm (1st season) 2016 RECORD: 3 – 9, 1 – 8 Big Ten ROSS –ADE STADIUM: (57,236) RETURNING STARTERS OFFENSE: 5 RETURNING STARTERS DEFENSE: 6 OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Brian Brohm/Tony Levine DEFENSIVE...read more
1922: Foreshadowing the popularity of golf in America, Walter Hagen of Rochester, N.Y., scored a one-stroke victory over Jim Barnes and George Duncan at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, England, becoming the first United States‚born player to win the British Open. Jock Hutchison of Pittsburgh won the title the previous year, but he was born in Scotland.
2017 NFL PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE
— Week 1 (Aug. 10-14)
Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins
Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams
Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
Houston Texans at Carolina Panthers
Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots
Minnesota Vikings at Buffalo Bills
New Orleans Saints at Cleveland Browns
Oakland Raiders at Arizona Cardinals
Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers
Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs
Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals
Tennessee Titans at New York Jets
Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens
— Week 2 (Aug. 17-21)
Atlanta Falcons at Pittsburgh Steelers
Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins
Buffalo Bills at Philadelphia Eagles
Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans
Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals
Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers
Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins
Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys
Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals
Los Angeles Rams at Oakland Raiders
Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks
New England Patriots at Houston Texans
New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers
New York Giants at Cleveland Browns
New York Jets at Detroit Lions
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars
— Week 3: Aug. 24-27
Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons
Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens
Carolina Panthers at Jacksonville Jaguars
Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans
Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Redskins
Cleveland Browns at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Green Bay Packers at Denver Broncos
Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints
Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers
Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks
Los Angeles Chargers at Los Angeles Rams
Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles
New England Patriots at Detroit Lions
New York Jets at New York Giants
Oakland Raiders at Dallas Cowboys
San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings
— Week 4 (Aug. 31-Sept. 1)
Arizona Cardinals at Denver Broncos
Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints
Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts
Cleveland Browns at Chicago Bears
Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans
Detroit Lions at Buffalo Bills
Jacksonville Jaguars at Atlanta Falcons
Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers
Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers
Miami Dolphins at Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants at New England Patriots
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets
Pittsburgh Steelers at Carolina Panthers
Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders
Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs
Washington Redskins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
NFL preseason national TV schedule
— Hall of Fame Game (Canton, Ohio)
Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals (NBC, 8 p.m.), Thursday, Aug. 3
— Preseason Week 2 (August 17-21)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars (ESPN, 8 p.m.), Thursday, Aug. 17
New York Giants at Cleveland Browns (ESPN, 8 p.m.) Monday, Aug. 21
— Preseason Week 3 (August 24-27)
Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks (CBS, 8 p.m.) Friday, Aug. 25
Los Angeles Chargers at Los Angeles Rams (CBS, 8 p.m.) Saturday, Aug. 26
Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans (FOX, 1 p.m.) Sunday, Aug. 27
Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Redskins (FOX, 4:30 p.m.) Sunday, Aug. 27
San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings (NBC, 8 p.m.) Sunday, Aug. 27
CINCINNATI REDS JUNE SCHEDULE (All games on 700 WLW)
Friday, June 2 Atlanta 7:10
Saturday, June 3 Atlanta 4:10
Sunday, June 4 Atlanta 1:10
Monday, June 5 St. Louis 7:10
Tuesday, June 6 St. Louis 7:10
Wednesday, June 7 St. Louis 7:10
Thursday, June 8 St. Louis 12:35
Friday, June 9 at LA Dodgers 10:10
Saturday, June 10 at LA Dodgers 10:10
Sunday, June 11 at LA Dodgers 4:10
Monday, June 12 at San Diego 10:10
Tuesday, June 13 at San Diego 10:10
Wednesday, June 14 at San Diego 3:40
Friday, June 16 LA Dodgers 7:10
Saturday, June 17 LA Dodgers 4:10
Sunday, June 18 LA Dodgers 1:10
Monday, June 19 at Tampa Bay 7:10
Tuesday, June 20 at Tampa Bay 7:10
Wednesday, June 21 at Tampa Bay 12:10
Friday, June 23 at Washington 7:05
Saturday, June 24 at Washington 4:05
Sunday, June 25 at Washington 1:35
Monday, June 26 at St. Louis 4:15
Tuesday, June 27 Milwaukee 7:10
Wednesday, June 28 Milwaukee 7:10
Tuesday, June 29 Milwaukee 7:10
Friday, June 30 Chicago Cubs 7:10
- 1915 – New York Yankees get record 16 walks and three wild pitches, beating Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bruno Hass, 15-0.
- 1917 – Molla Bjurstedt wins the US Lawn Tennis Association title.
- 1927 – Lou Gehrig hits three home runs in 11-4 victory over Boston Red Sox.
- 1930 – Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8.
- 1950 – New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers hit record 11 home runs, Detroit Tigers win 10-9.
- 1961 – Philadelphia Phillies overcome 9-0, losing 11-2 they score 4 in 8th and six in 9th.
- 1963 – Julius Boros wins golf’s US Open.
- 1963 – New York Mets’ Jimmy Piersall, hits his 100th home run, he circles bases backwards.
- 1967 – Jim Ryun sets mile record of 3:51.1 (Bakersfield, California).
- 1969 – Joe Frazier beats Jerry Quarry for the heavyweight boxing title.
- 1972 – US President Richard Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports.
- 1973 – Philadelphia Phillies’ Ken Brett’s fourth consecutive game home run in which he pitched.
- 1974 – Sandra Haynie wins the LPGA by two strokes over JoAnne Carner.
- 1977 – 13th Mayor’s Trophy Game, New York Mets beat New York Yankees 6-4.
- 1981 – 33-inning game ends, Pawtucket 3, Rochester 2 (started April 18).
- 1985 – Laffit Pncay Junior becomes the second jockey to win US$100 million.
- 1988 – Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft.
- 1988 – New York Yankees’ manager Billy Martin’s 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager.
- 2003 – Barry Bonds becomes the first major league baseball player to hit 500 homers and steal 500 bases in his career.
- 2005 – The San Antonio Spurs defeat the Detroit Pistons in Game 7 of the 2005 NBA Finals. The series is the first NBA Finals in 11 years to go to a seventh game.
- 2008 – Seattle Mariners’ pitcher Felix Hernandez become the first American League pitcher to hit a grand slam home run in 37 years.
- 2009 – Lucas Glover wins the U.S. Open of golf at the Bethpage Black course on Long Island, New York. Glover takes home US$1.35 million for his 4-under par win.
- 2010 – The first-round tennis contest between American John Isner and Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon ends for the day tied at 59-59 (ten hours play), becoming the longest in tennis history. The match had already been suspended on June 22 after 3 hours of play.
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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox 9 Minnesota 0
Texas 11 Toronto 4
Houston 12 Oakland 9
Cleveland 6 Baltimore 3
LA Angels 10 NY Yankees 5
Seattle 9 Detroit 6
Philadelphia 5 St. Louis 1
Milwaukee 4 Pittsburgh 2
Arizona 10 Colorado 3
Chicago Cubs 11 Miami 1
Atlanta 12 San Francisco 11
LA Dodgers 6 NY Mets 3
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Indianapolis at Louisville postponed
Fort Wayne 5 Bowling Green 4
South Bend 1 Great Lakes 1 suspended 7th
Lake County 8 Dayton 7 (10)
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
TCU 4 Louisville 3 (Louisville eliminated)
2017 COLTS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Sept. 10: at L.A. Rams, 4:05 p.m., CBS
Sept. 17: Arizona, 1 p.m., FOX
Sunday, Sept. 24: Cleveland, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Oct. 1: at Seattle, 8:30 p.m., NBC
Sunday, Oct. 8: San Francisco, 1 p.m., FOX
Monday, Oct. 16: at Tennessee, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
Sunday, Oct. 22: Jacksonville, 1 p.m. CBS
Sunday, Oct. 29: at Cincinnati, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 5: at Houston, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 12: Pittsburgh, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 19: Bye
Sunday, Nov. 26: Tennessee, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Dec. 3: at Jacksonville, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Dec. 10: at Buffalo, 1 p.m., CBS
Thursday, Dec. 14: Denver, 8:25 p.m., NBC/NFLN
Saturday, Dec. 23: at Baltimore, 4:30 p.m., NFLN
Sunday, Dec. 31: Houston, 1 p.m. CBS
2017 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Sunday, Sept. 10: Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14: Houston, 8:25 p.m. (NFLN)
Sunday, Sept. 24: at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1: at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8: Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 15: BYE
Sunday, Oct. 22: at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 29: Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 5: at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12: at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19: at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 4: Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sunday, Dec. 10: Chicago, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 17: at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 24: Detroit, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 31: at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
- 1884 Cyclone Taylor, ice hockey player (d. 1979)
- 1892 Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
- 1904 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
- 1916 Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)
- 1917 Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer
- 1922 Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
- 1922 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
- 1925 Art Modell, owner (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), (d. 2012)
- 1925 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
- 1932 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
- 1940 Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
- 1940 Simon Hobday, South African PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open), born in Mafikeng, South Africa (d. 2017)
- 1940 Wilma Rudolph, St Bethlehem Tenn, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1960)
- 1949 Gordon Bray, Australian sports broadcaster
- 1951 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
- 1953 Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)
- 1955 Jean Tigana, French footballer
- 1956 Tony Hill, American football player
- 1957 David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)
- 1959 Danny Sharp, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival), born in Hamilton, Ontario
- 1961 LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Philadelphia 76ers)
- 1962 Kari Takko, Uusikaupunki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
- 1963 Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
- 1964 Yun Lou, Chinese gymnast
- 1965 John “Chip” McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics-1996)
- 1965 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australian golfer
- 1965 Peter O’Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
- 1966 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
- 1966 Chantal Daucourt, Bienne Switz, mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95)
- 1966 Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men’s flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)
- 1967 Derrick Walker, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)