Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 19-25
By The Associated Press Aug. 18, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 19 1909 — The first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Twelve-thousand spectators watch Austrian engineer Louis Schwitzer win a five...
Sportlight-Babe Ruth is the first to hit 500 home runs.
By The Associated Press Aug. 10, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 11 1929 — Babe Ruth is the first MLB player to hit 500 home runs. 1943 — Volo Song, driven by Ben White, wins the Hambletonian...
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 5-11
By The Associated Press Aug. 04, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 9 1936 — Jesse Owens becomes the first American to win four Olympic gold medals as the United States sets a world record in the 4x100 relay at the...
Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics
By The Associated Press Jul. 14, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
July 15 1912 — Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden’s King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world’s...
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
June 14 1922 — Gene Sarazen edges Bobby Jones and John Black to win the U.S. Open tournament. 1934 — Max Baer stops Primo Carnera in 11th...
By The Associated Press Aug. 12, 2021 12:09 PM EDT
Aug. 17 1933 — Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees plays his 1,308th straight game to break Everett Scott’s record of 1,307. ...
By The Associated Press Aug. 10, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 11 1943 — Volo Song, driven by Ben White, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in the third heat. 1948 — Demon Hanover,...
By The Associated Press Aug. 05, 2021 11:35 AM EDT
Aug. 10 1900 — The first Davis Cup is held with the United States beating Britain, 3-0. 1949 — Ezzard Charles knocks...
British Open hopeful for 75% capacity, without chaos of PGA
By Doug Ferguson May. 25, 2021 06:05 PM EDT
One more thrill: Phil Mickelson wins at 50 in raucous PGA
By Ben Nuckols May. 24, 2021 02:44 AM EDT
California allows fans for US Opens if vaccinated or tested
By Doug Ferguson Apr. 19, 2021 04:08 PM EDT
A limited number of spectators will be allowed at the U.S. Women's Open in San Francisco and the U.S. Open in San Diego in June provided they are vaccinated or...
Tiger Woods to play with 11-year-old Charlie in Father-Son
By Doug Ferguson Nov. 19, 2020 08:00 AM EST
Mardy Fish leads American Century celebrity tournament
Jul. 11, 2020 06:21 PM EDT
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Former tennis player Mardy Fish birdied the final five holes in a record-breaking round Saturday to take a three-point lead over former...