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  1. Collins: Remembering the "Rumble in the Jungle" 40 years after

    Nigel Collins

    If hadn't been for Don King's relentless persistence, George Foreman's divorce and a brief midnight meeting in a Livermore, California, parking lot, we might not be celebrating the 40th anniversary of 1974's "Rumble In The Jungle" today. Muhammad A...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  2. ‘SNL’ 40th Season Premiere: Pratt’s First Time,...

    Amos Barshad

    On Friday, a day before SNL's 40th anniversary premiere, James Franco's documentary Saturday Night hit Hulu Plus. Originally conceived as an NYU film school assignment - a seven-minute observational short on Bill Hader -...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
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  4. Immaculata, Queens College to celebrate 40th anniversary with mat...

    Madison Square Garden will honor the first women's basketball game played at the arena 40 years ago with a rematch between Queens College and Immaculata as part of the Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  5. Tom Watson receives Open Championship exemption

    Bob Harig

    Five-time champion Tom Watson will get his Open Championship exemption extended by one year so he can conclude his career at St. Andrews with a 40th-anniversary appearance in the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
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  7. Pittsburgh Steelers to wear patch commemorating 40th anniversary ...

    Paul Lukas

    The Steelers will commemorate the 40th anniversary of their first title on Nov. 30, when they'll wear a championship anniversary patch for their game against the Saints.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  8. What If An Evil Commissioner Turned Hank Aaron's Homers Into...

    Last week I , who recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of his record-breaking 715th home run. I concluded that Aaron would still have been a great player -- and would very likely have made the Baseball Hall of Fame -- even if all of his home runs...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  9. Atlanta Braves to honor Hank Aaron on 40th anniversary of home ru...

    The Atlanta Braves are planning to honor the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record 715th home run in a pregame ceremony before their home opener against the Mets on April 8.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  10. Notre Dame Fighting Irish to induct Digger Phelps into Ring of Ho...

    Notre Dame will induct former coach Digger Phelps into its Ring of Honor on the 40th anniversary of his No. 2 Irish squad upsetting top-ranked UCLA to end the Bruins' NCAA-record 88-game winning streak.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  11. espnW -- Sports personalities recall where they were for 'Battle ...

    From Chris Evert to Delia Ephron to Bud Collins, here are first-person accounts of "where they were" during the historic "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  12. 40th anniversary of "Battle of the Sexes"

    Pete Newmann, ESPN Stats & Info

    Focus on Sport/Getty Images The first "Battle of the Sexes" set up opportunities for other significant women-versus-men competitions, such as Billie Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in 1973. On May 13, 1973 (Mother's Day), 55-year-old Bobby Rigg...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  13. Carmelo Anthony ties Knicks record with 3rd straight 40-point gam...

    Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, tying a franchise record with his third straight 40-point game, and the New York Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-83 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  14. New York Knicks honor 1972-73 champs on 40th anniversary

    Ian Begley

    The New York Knicks hope to end their 40-year title drought later this spring. On Friday, they recognized the last Big Apple team to win the crown.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  15. 40th anniversary of inception of DH

    Tim Kurkjian

    While the designated hitter has now been a part of baseball for 40 years, two distinct camps remain on its place in the sport: those who like the pitcher hitting, and those who do not.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  16. Greatest win streak in NBA history - 1971-72 LA Lakers

    J.A. Adande

    Members of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers remember their league-record 33-game winning streak

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  17. Best individual title game performances

    Harold Shelton

    Tuesday is the 40th anniversary (March 26, 1973) of Bill Walton scoring 44 points on 21-of-22 shooting in the national title game against Memphis State. To celebrate, here's a subjective list of the best performances in NCAA tournament national ti...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  18. Playbook rethinks MLB ballpark giveaways

    Steve Etheridge

    On May 9, 1999, the San Francisco Giants handed out 35,000 Willie Mays bobblehead dolls to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Candlestick Park. The fans were amused. Jay Leno had conditioned them to laugh at things with big heads, and now they ha...

    Blog | March 21, 2013