22 hrs ago
The Daily Republic
This date in sports history for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
1937 - Joe Louis wins a 15-round unanimous decision over Tommy Farr at Yankee Stadium in the first defense of his heavyweight title.
The Arizona Republic
ASU's Brown preferred track, leading to '84 Olympic gold
ASU's Ron Brown preferred track to football, leading to 1984 Olympic gold Ron Brown played football and ran track at ASU Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1n4v1ej Ron Brown, who played football and ran track at ASU, teamed with Carl Lewis, Sam Graddy and Calvin Smith to win 1984 Olympic gold for the U.S. in the 4x100 relay.
However, the Trinidad and Tobago athlete suffered a cramp in her left hamstring towards the end of the 200 metres race, and had to be carried from the track.
Class of 2014 continues tradition of greatness
Fifty-three years ago, organizers inducted the first class into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.