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  University of Pittsburgh - The History of Women at Pitt - Women in Sports
At least two factors influenced the change: the lingering theory that women might be too fragile for competitive games, and a movement to get more students involved in recreational sports.
Pitt offered few team sports for women until federal legislation required schools and colleges to provide equal athletic opportunities for women and men.
Their ambitious sports program included events in basketball, hockey, volleyball, archery, swimming, baseball, golf, hiking, tennis, dancing, and some social events.
www.pitt.edu /~provost/whistory/sports/sports.html   (245 words)

  
 "The Roaring Twenties" - "The 1920's" - Sports
Several sports, such as golf, that had previously been unavailable to the middle-class became open.
The sport of greyhound racing was introduced to Great Britain by the U.S. in 1925 or 1926 (one source has listed 1925, another 1926).
As the sport gained several followers many new tracks were built, and in 1928, the National Greyhound Racing Club was established.
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 Washingtonpost.com: 1924, Chamonix, France
A gathering of 16 national teams at the International Winter Sports Week in 1924 in Chamonix, France, however, would be inevitably recognized as the first official Winter Games.
The only sports Norway did not win a medal were in ice hockey, where Canada took the gold, and bobsledding, which saw a Swiss team finish first in the four-man team event.
Clas Thunberg (Finland) dominated the speedskating events and became the 1924 Games' most decorated athlete, winning five medals in all: three golds in the 1,500m, 5,000m and the All-Round, a silver in the 10,000m and the bronze in the 500m.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/history/years/1924.htm   (267 words)

  
 Jack Buck (1924-2002)
Jack Buck was born Aug. 21, 1924, in Holyoke, Mass., to Earl and Kathleen Buck.
With Caray no longer part of the broadcast crew, Buck became the "Voice of the Cardinals." Former Cardinals player Mike Shannon joined Buck as the color man on broadcasts in 1972 and they worked together for 29 seasons, making their partnership one of the longest running in broadcast history.
In addition to his broadcasting duties with the Cardinals, he was well known on a national level for baseball and other sports.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /memorial/stl/buck.html   (1370 words)

  
 Rugby at the 1924 Olympics
The final was played at Colombes stadium, Paris on 18 May 1924 and the USA took the gold with a 17-3 victory before 30,000.
And though everyone felt that the Americans would play a harsh, physical match, both the American and French sporting press noted the lack of violence and the skilled nature of US play, coupled with their size and fitness.
Three factors were believed to be behind this: the IOC wanted more emphasis on individual sports; women's athletics had swollen the number of competitors; and the sport did not receive the backing that it should have from the British entries.
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 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1924 National League
Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall and oilmen Harry Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny were all charged with conspiracy and bribery in the "Teapot Dome scandal" which involved fraudulent leases of naval oil reserves.
On July 16, 1924, George Kelly of the New York Giants hit a home run and became the first player to hit long balls in six consecutive games.
In 1924 Mays went 20-9 with the Cincinnati Reds and became the first pitcher with three 20-win seasons with three different ballclubs.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1924n.shtml   (616 words)

  
 Willem Einthoven - Biography
Willem Einthoven was born on May 21, 1860, in Semarang on the island of Java, in the former Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).
It was this last research which earned him the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1924.
In addition to this the string galvanometer has proved of the highest value for the study of the periphery and sympathetic nerves.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1924/einthoven-bio.html   (1052 words)

  
 CBC.CA - Torino 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1924 Winter Olympics were preceded by 30 years of hand-wringing and debate.
In 1921, IOC president Pierre de Coubertin objected to the concept outright, dismissing winter sports as "the snobbish play of the rich." The Scandinavians remained as opposed as ever to the Winter Games.
On Jan. 25, 1924, a parade of 258 athletes from 16 nations proudly marched in the Opening Ceremony.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/history/1924chamonix.shtml   (1181 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
The sport took its name in 1892, when a new sled made mostly of metal was introduced.
The sport's governing body, the Federation Internationale de Bobsleigh et Tobagganing (FIBT), was founded in 1923.
Discover the sport through its competition format, equipment, glossary and history.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=BS   (140 words)

  
 John Cole REEDMAN (1865 - 1924): Australian sports legend (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
At the annual meeting of the South Australian Cricketing Association in 1910, John was awarded life membership for his contribution to the sport and issued with medal no. 798.
He was operated on in a private hospital in Gilberton, but he never recovered from the operation, passing away on the morning of the 29th March 1924, at the age of 58 years.
After his death in 1924, a successful public appeal raised funds for a lasting tribute to his memory and this drinking fountain was commissioned, it is made of Angaston pink marble and was unveiled at a public ceremony in 1929.
www.colepotteries.btinternet.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /reedman-john-cole1.htm   (1364 words)

  
 1924   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sports Philatelist International maintains a Paypal account at "treasurer@sportstsamps.org." Please add the following fee: 1) a flat fee of $1.50 for totals up to and including $30.00, or 2) 4% of the total for totals greater than $30.00.
Phone bids may be placed by calling (214) 350-4655.
Unless stated otherwise, all lots are in V-VF condition with covers being unaddressed.
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 kenn.com > sports > baseball > mlb > 1924 mlb attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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You are here: kenn.com > the sports attendance database > baseball > mlb > 1924 mlb attendance
Keep in mind the nearest exit may be behind you.
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 Timeline: Women in Sports
Lucy Diggs Slowe becomes the first African-American woman to win a national title in any sport when she wins the first women's title at the American Tennis Association (ATA) national tournament.
Figure skating is the only sport open to women at the first Winter Olympic Games.
Baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis bans women from the sport later that year.
www.factmonster.com /spot/womeninsportstimeline.html   (603 words)

  
 Concordia Sports - The First 100 Years by Finn Grinaker
The 1924 football team, under Coach Fenwich Watkins proved to be Concordia's best since the sport was initiated at the college.
A local sports writer said this class had "the greatest cluster of athletic ability graduating from Concordia in one year."
In a recent issue of the Nation excerpts from college papers were printed expressing a strong reaction against the tremendous enthusiasm for college sports.
www.cord.edu /dept/sports/sportsbackup/finn/ch3a24.html   (502 words)

  
 1924 Culver Crew
Mike Field was the team captain and rowing for his fourth and last year, Green for his third and last year, and Nixon who was rowing for his second year.
The Recreation Building was dedicated and put into use in April of 1924.
September 6, 1924 between a crew of four returning Culver students and four 1923 Culver graduates against the U.S. Naval Academy Plebe crew.
www.culver.org /students/sports/crew/1924.asp   (1075 words)

  
 Good Luck Charms Best of Luck Charm 1924 Penny Keychain
1924 U.S. New York's Computer Tabulating Recording Company is re-organized and will now be known as International Business Machines Corp. (IBM).
Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall and oilmen Harry Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny are charged with conspiracy and bribery in the Teapot Dome scandal, involving fraudulent leases of naval oil reserves.
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb confess to murdering 14-year-old cousin "in the interest of science." Clarence Darrow is defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of death sentence.
www.bestoluck.com /years/year_1924.asp   (114 words)

  
 1924 Detroit Tigers Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com
Baseball-Reference part of Sports Reference, Inc. (Copyright ©2000-2006).
Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org.
Copyright © 2000-2006 Sports Reference, Inc. All rights reserved.
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 1924 in sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
See also: 1923 in sports, other events of 1924, 1925 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
Brownlow Medal awarded for the first time, to Edward Greeves (Geelong)
Norway wins the most medals (17), and both Norway and Finland win the most gold medals (4).
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/1/19/1924_in_sports.html   (132 words)

  
 1924 Olympics — Infoplease.com
The first Winter Olympic Games were actually called “The International Winter Sports Week” and went on for 11 days in the French Alps, 60 miles northeast of Grenoble.
1924 Olympics - 1924 Olympics Paris Top 10 Standings Leading Medal Winners Track and Field Swimming Team Sports...
Olympic Preview: Fencing - Fencing First Olympic Appearance: 1896 by John Gettings One of the four sports that has been...
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 League Against Cruel Sports - campaigning to end cruelty to animals in the name of 'sport' (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
With hunts regularly claiming to be breaking the law, and engaging in cruelty, the League Against Cruel Sports has established a new Prosecution Unit to ensure that the evidence gathered by our Hunt Crimewatch staff and volunteers of illegal hunting can be used to secure prosecutions of those who break the law.
We encourage anyone who sees suspicious hunt activity in the countryside to contact us for advice.
Are you deeply committed to eradicating cruelty to animals in sports?
www.league.uk.com.cob-web.org:8888   (259 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- NHL roundup: Jagr moves into 15th place on scoring list in Rangers win
SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- NHL roundup: Jagr moves into 15th place on scoring list in Rangers win
It was the first time since Detroit's Brett Hull and Steve Yzerman on March 21, 2004, that 600-goal scoring teammates connected in the same game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Lundqvist has picked up his game and was sharp throughout, making 23 saves in the first two periods and protecting a lead all night.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/20061121-1924-hkn-nhlcapsules.html   (439 words)

  
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Golf is a difficult sport to learn, and even harder to teach.
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 1924 World Series - WSH vs. NYG - Baseball-Reference.com
1924 World Series - WSH vs. NYG - Baseball-Reference.com
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Postseason > 1924 World Series
1924 World Series (4-3): Washington Senators (92-62) over New York Giants (93-60)
www.baseball-reference.com /postseason/1924_WS.shtml   (1390 words)

  
 Detroit Sports Club
We are Michigan's fastest growing, recreational, sports organization.
Created by players for players, we feature the country's largest indoor flag football league as well as the state's most competitive dodgeball tour.
Join the club and play in the ultimate sports network!
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 African Americans in Sports
Washington was also a top-scoring center and coach for the African-American women's basketball team, the Philadelphia Tribunes.
The American Tennis Association is one of the oldest African-American sports organizations in the United States.
Organized at a meeting held in the Washington, D.C., YMCA, it showcased talented African-American tennis players in the era of segregated tennis and is still an active organization.
www.jimcrowhistory.org /scripts/jimcrow/sports.cgi?sport=Tennis   (458 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - OLYMPIC GAMES
In 1921, the International Olympic Committee voted to stage “International Sports Week 1924” in Chamonix, France.
This event was a complete success and was retroactively named the First Olympic Winter Games.
Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=2&OLGY=1924   (220 words)

  
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 Dempsey and Firpo, 1924 Print by George Wesley Bellows at AllPosters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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