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  1. September Moments

    September 1 Chess: 1972: Bobby Fischer shows that his game is as grand as his ego as he becomes the first American to win the world chess championship. Fischer gains the title when defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union, in a losing p...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  2. April Moments

    April 1 College basketball 1985: Defending national champion Georgetown, top-ranked in the country, is favored by 9.5 points to defeat No. 8-seeded Villanova in the NCAA final. The first two games, though, were tight, with Georgetown winning 52-50 i...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  3. May Moments

    May 1 Horse Racing 1948: With only six horses, the Kentucky Derby has its smallest field since 1907. Few believe Citation can be beaten. There is only straight betting on the race, and Citation and Calumet Farm stablemate Coaltown are the 2-5 favor...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  4. July Moments

    July 1 NFL 1974: 1974: With negotiations having broken off over what NFL players term "freedom issues," they go on strike. The players are seeking a bigger voice in trades and switching to other teams when their contracts expire. The owners said th...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000