Find Out What Happened Today In Sports History
1921 – The World Series was broadcast on radio for the first time.
Sportswriter Grantland Rice called the action between the New York Yankees and the New York Giants, who eventually went on to win the Series.
2004 – NBA star Scottie Pippen announced his retirement. The seven-time All-Star and six-time World Champion spent 12 season with the Chicago Bulls and helped guide the team to six NBA Championships in the 1990s.
2004 – golf superstar Tiger Woods tied the knot with Swedish model Elin Nordegren in a lavish ceremony in Barbados. About 120 friends and relatives were flown in for the ultra-secret wedding including retired NBA greats Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley.
2007 – after three years of denials, five-time Olympic medalist Marion Jones pleaded guilty in a New York court to lying to investigators when she originally told them she had never used performance-enhancing drugs. The track star denied doping accusations for years. Jones won five medals in the 2000 Sydney Olympics — three gold and two bronze. She eventually served jail time for lying.