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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
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
November 1 Horse Racing: 1938: War Admiral, the 1937 Triple Crown winner, is the 1-4 favorite over Seabiscuit in their mile and three-sixteenths race for $15,000 in Baltimore. The following is famed sportswriter Grantland Rice's reporting: "A littl...SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000