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Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 20 1931 — Helen Wills Moody beats Eileen B. Whitingstall 6-4, 6-1 to capture the women’s title in the U.S. La…

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Aug. 18 1923 — Helen Mills, 17, ends Molla Bjurstedt Mallory’s domination of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships and starts her o…

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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. 1960 — Flash Elo…

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Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 12 1876 — Madeleine wins two straight heats over Canada’s Countess of Dufferin to defend the America’s Cup. 1…

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Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 11 1943 — Volo Song, driven by Ben White, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in the third heat. 1948 — Demon Hanove…

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Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 9 1936 — Jesse Owens becomes the first American to win four Olympic gold medals as the United States sets a w…

Lochte sets US Open meet record in 200 IM

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte had a surprising reaction to his latest record-setting performance. “A little disappointed,” he said af…

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Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 7 1907 — Walter Johnson wins the first of his 417 victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory …

Usain Bolt 100 Olympic-Worlds Medals

Year Event Time Medal 2008 Olympics-Beijing 9.69 Gold (WR) 2009 Worlds-Berlin 9.58 Gold (WR) 2011 Worlds-Daegu DQ False Start 2012 Olympics-…

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Aug. 5 1921 — Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game as the Pirates beat the Phill…