Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: 1978 in sports


Related Topics

In the News (Tue 21 May 19)

  
  Sports Cards and Memorabilia Quick Alerts for Auctions
Sports Cards and Memorabilia Quick Alerts for Auctions
world-wide-watches.com - Sports Cards and Memorabilia Quick Alerts for Auctions
Last updated: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 21:16:16 GMT
sports-cards-and-memorabilia.world-wide-watches.com   (72 words)

  
 Alpha Tau Omega: Famous Alumni   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sports broadcaster who won sports Emmys in both 1995 and 1997 in the Outstanding Sports Personality—Host/Play-by-Play category.
Sports broadcaster for over five decades with NBC, ABC and CBS.
A Peabody Award winner in 1970 for television entertainment, he was elected to the National Sportscasters/Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in 1981 and the broadcasters wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.
www.ato.org /av/gi_famous.shtml   (4238 words)

  
  Capital High Class Of 1978 Sports
All articles are thanks to Curt Synness, Helena Independent Record / Last Chance Gulch Sports
You may require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files
You can get that program free at www.adobe.com
www.capitalhigh78.org /sports/index.html   (33 words)

  
  sports. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Sports that required wealth or leisure, such as polo or falconry, were the province of the upper classes, while inexpensive, massed sports, such as soccer, took root among commoners.
Sports that were traditionally played in various countries became, by legislative act or general acceptance, national sports—baseball in the United States, bullfighting in Spain and Mexico, cricket in England, and ice hockey (see hockey, ice) in Canada.
Sports have correspondingly become increasingly politicized, as shown in the boycott of the 1980 Moscow games by Western nations and the retaliatory boycott of the 1984 Los Angeles games by Soviet-bloc nations, an exchange brought on by Soviet actions in Afghanistan.
www.bartleby.com /65/sp/sports.html   (730 words)

  
 1978
Wednesday, February 8, 1978 - Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcasted on radio for the first time.
Wednesday, February 15, 1978 - Rhodesia's prime minister Ian Smith and three fl leaders agree on the transfer to fl majority rule.
Monday, December 4, 1978 - Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco, California's first woman mayor (she served until Friday, January 8, 1988).
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/1/19/1978.html   (1756 words)

  
 World of Work magazine: No. 56 - Women in sports: How level is the playing field? - Department of Communication   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A survey of sports editors and deputy editors from 285 newspapers in the south-eastern United States in 2003 found that 25 per cent of the editors still believe women are naturally less athletic than men.
Nearly 90 per cent were confident that the gender balance in their newspapers' sports sections reflected reader interests in male over female sports and roughly 45 per cent said they believed women have little or no interest in sports.
Involvement in sports for women and men teaches critical lessons on discipline, goal setting, communication and work ethics that are widely transferable and often translate into successful careers down the line.
www.ilo.org /public/english/bureau/inf/magazine/56/women_sports.htm   (1973 words)

  
 Sports --Women Athletes: From Hoyettes to Hall of Fame
At Georgetown, women's varsity sports teams have seen considerable success on the national level, with the cross country program finishing in the Top 10 at the NCAA Championships for 11 of the last 12 years.
Georgetown continued to add sports for female athletes until 1991, when the women's soccer program was instituted, bringing the total of women's varsity sports up to 11.
Though the majority of the women's sports teams at Georgetown have only been in existence for 25 years of less, women's sports have found success on the national and regional level.
www.thehoya.com /sports/80th/sports2.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Feminist Majority Foundation
Getting interested and involved in sports is difficult for women and girls with disabilities because of the limited exposure they get to sports, especially when they are young.
Nondisabled people learn sports primarily through their families when they are children.
Sports sway the focus from people's disabilities and place attention on their abilities.
www.feminist.org /sports/disability.html   (1224 words)

  
 Programs - Women in Sports
More girls and women play sports than ever before in American history, with millions competing in youth leagues, high school, college, and at the professional level, where tennis, golf, soccer and basketball are surging in popularity.
As a growing number of girls and women are becoming part of the sports culture and are influenced by it, it's instructive to look at the experience of women athletes, especially how they challenged attitudes and assumptions about competition and expectations.
Nicknamed after Babe Ruth for her prodigious feats, she excelled at numerous sports, including baseball, basketball, track and field, swimming, skating, and golf - she was a founder of the LPGA tour - despite limited opportunities for females in the 1930s and '40s.
www.yogiberramuseum.org /prog_womeninsports.html   (1699 words)

  
 AAU Sports - Index
During its early years the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. in the international sports federations.
After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level.
Disney's Wide World of Sports features a double-deck 7,500 -seat baseball stadium and baseball quadraplex, a fieldhouse that accommodates up to six hardwood courts, a softball quadraplex, two youth baseball fields, a track and field complex four multi-purpose performance fields sized for soccer tournaments.
www.aausports.org /default.asp?a=pg_about_aau.htm   (453 words)

  
 Argentina, 1978 : World Cup Football host country
During a first Round match on 3 June 1978 between Brazil and Sweden, Welsh referee Clive Thomas was widely criticized for his controversial decision to blow the final whistle while a corner-kick was being taken.
Peruvian goalkeeper Ramon Quiroga accused of deliberately conceding some goals in their 6-0 loss to Argentina in a Second Round group match on 21 June 1978 was he was born in Argentina.
The 1978 Final in Argentina had to be delayed as Dutch player Rene Van der Kerkhof had to go back to the dressing room for treatment.
www.topendsports.com /events/worldcupsoccer/hosts/argentina-1978.htm   (404 words)

  
 Raiders vs. Chargers - KGO Radio 81 - Sept. 10, 1978
His command of the language and ability to paint word pictures was matched by few in broadcasting, let alone sports announcing; his rich, distinctive voice was instantly recognizable in a sea of carbon copies; his knowledge of sport — as well as music and literature — was boundless.
Sports fans should rejoice that he preferred greenswards and hardwood courts.
King's partner as color analyst on Raiders broadcasts in 1978 was Monty Stickles, a former 49er tight end who was once described as the dirtiest player in the NFL.
www.bayarearadio.org /sports/raiders-chargers_sept-10-1978.shtml   (593 words)

  
 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Sports
This is what it has come to in sports, money and greed replacing innocence in our youth, invading and interrupting childhoods.
But he is taking a different route, playing three sports in high school, rejecting the trend toward specialization for talented high school athletes.
Art Thiel: It seems sports leagues and teams know what they are doing when they charge $100 for a ticket, $20 for parking and $6 for beer.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /specials/moneyinsports   (896 words)

  
 Sports Deep Background: Book Highlights
Sport in a socialist country is a state concern, and is structured according to the principles of amateurism.
Physical education and sports are increasingly a regular part of Soviet citizen's lives.
So the U-turn in sports policy - its angles actually slightly softened by participation in a few international events during the five years preceding 1952 - fit the Soviet pattern of restoring pre-revolutionary goals and practices, even some of the most hated, when it was expedient.
www.pbs.org /redfiles/sports/deep/sports_deep_book.htm   (1025 words)

  
 Brain Injury In Sports
An estimated 300,000 sports related traumatic brain injuries, TBIs, of mild to moderate severity, most of which can be classified as concussions, (i.e., conditions of temporary altered mental status as a result of head trauma, occur in the United States each year.
The risk for second impact syndrome should be considered in a variety of sports associated with likelihood of blows to the head, including boxing, football, ice or roller hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, and snow skiing.
The American Academy of Neurology has adopted recommendations for the management of concussion in sports that are designed to prevent second impact syndrome and to reduce the frequency of other cumulative brain injuries related to sports.
www.headinjury.com /sports.htm   (2805 words)

  
 Amateur Sports Act of 1978
A majority of the persons named in section 101 of this Act, or their successors, are hereby authorized to meet to complete the organizations of the Corporation by the adoptions of a constitution and bylaws, the election of officers, and by doing all things necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this Act.
Such an organization is exempt for a period of 2 years from the date of enactment of this title for meeting the requirements of subsection (b) of this section and during the 2-year period shall take the necessary actions to meet such requirements if it desires to retain its recognition.
Any amateur sports organization which conducts amateur athletic competition, participation in which is restricted to a specific class of amateur athletes (such as high school students, college students, members of the Armed Forces, or similar groups or categories), shall have exclusive jurisdiction over such competition.
www.whitewaterslalom.org /rules/asa-1978.html   (4609 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Sports - World Cup 2006 - Stars - 1978 Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the first time in 16 years, the World Cup returned to South America in 1978, but political instability in Argentina almost derailed the tournament from taking place before a ball was even kicked.
Whereas FIFA was concerned in 1974 about the possibility of Arab terrorism in West Germany in the aftermath of the Munich Massacre, in 1978 it was the threat of violence from within Argentina that worried soccer's world governing body the most.
Franz Beckenbauer was only 32 when the 1978 World Cup rolled around, but he retired from the national team the year before when he left German club Bayern Munich and signed a multi-million dollar deal with the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League.
www.cbc.ca /sports/worldcup2006/history/events/1978.html   (2206 words)

  
 Monday Night Football - From The Booth
He has been widely acclaimed for his knowledgeable and insightful reporting in his primary assignment for ABC Sports: As play-by-play announcer for ABC's NFL "Monday Night Football," the most successful sports series in television history.
But Michaels' work also transcends sport; in 1989, the Arizona State University graduate received a News Emmy nomination for his coverage of the San Francisco earthquake during the World Series.
John Madden joins ABC Sports after spending the last 21 years as a NFL game analyst for Fox and CBS where he garnered 13 Emmy Awards for outstanding sports personality/analyst.
espn.go.com /abcsports/mnf/fromthebooth   (255 words)

  
 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1978 American League
The decision was ultimately initiated after Sports Illustrated magazine sued the Yankees on the behalf of Melissa Ludtke after she was denied equal access during the 1977 post-season.
On July 13, 1978, George Steinbrenner met with manager Billy Martin and the New York Yankees team.
On October 2, 1978, the two clubs met in a one game playoff and Cy Young Award winner Ron Guidry notched his twenty-fifth victory of the season.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1978a.shtml   (871 words)

  
 Player Bio: Roy Williams :: Men's Basketball
When Sports Illustrated published its 2005-06 preseason issue, it was only somewhat surprising that the reigning national champion Tar Heels were not among the 65 schools SI predicted to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.
The Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association voted UNC sixth in the ACC in its preseason poll, a ranking some observers thought might even be too lofty for a team whose leading returning scorer averaged just 3.9 points per game.
And when Gardner-Webb shot 59 percent from the floor in the first half of the opening game, one in which Carolina relinquished a 10-point second-half lead and David Noel hit a last-second three-pointer to give the Tar Heels an 83-80 win, it confirmed that the season ahead would be wild and unpredictable.
tarheelblue.collegesports.com /sports/m-baskbl/mtt/williams_roy00.html   (4380 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: Columnists
Andrew Beyer has been The Post's horse racing columnist since 1978 and is considered one of the leading experts on the subject.
Leonard Shapiro primarily covers the NFL and professional golf, and also writes Sports Waves, a weekly column on television and radio coverage of sports.
Washington sports institution Shirley Povich died of a heart attack on June 4, 1998.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/colmnsts/colmnsts.htm   (199 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
Although the origins of taekwondo date back thousands of years, the triathlon dates back to 1978.
The sport demands particularly intense discipline because each area requires a high-level training schedule.
Discover this sport through its competition format, equipment, glossary and history.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=TR   (118 words)

  
 ipedia.com: 1978 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wednesday, February 8, 1978 - Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcasted on radio for the first time.
Wednesday, February 15, 1978 - Rhodesia's prime minister Ian Smith and three fl leaders agree on the transfer to fl majority rule.
Monday, December 4, 1978 - Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco, California's first woman mayor (she served until Friday, January 8, 1988).
www.ipedia.com /1978.html   (1832 words)

  
 1978 in sports . Washington Wizards . Football World Cup . Davis Cup
1978, 1979 in sports and the list of years in sports.
The largest annual team competition in sport, the Davis Cup is run by the International Tennis Federation and is contested between teams of players from the competing countries in a knock-out format.
The women s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup known as the Federation Cup before 1995.
www.uk.kunsimuna.net /1978_in_sports_UK_428244_ai   (348 words)

  
 FMA Coach Outland's Sports Center
The Rufus Outland Sports Center is dedicated to the man that has mentored many young sports enthusiasts.
After a long and illustrious career in sports, Coach Rufus Outland is retiring to enjoy some much needed family time of relaxation.
First order of business is to enjoy the gift of an all expense paid cruise to the destination of their choice which was given as a gift from FMA Alumnus, Lawrence Jenkins at the 2004 school reunion.
www.fmaalumni.org /sports.html   (560 words)

  
 Notebook: Charging ahead - NCAA Sports.com
The Chargers are the first squad to earn a spot in the Division I Championship by virtue of automatic bid for the league champion.
The last team with a losing record to advance to the NCAA Championship was Colorado College (18-21-1) in 1978.
The appearance will be the program’s first as a Division I program and first NCAA postseason bid since winning the Division II title in 1998.
www.ncaasports.com /icehockey/mens/story/10057328   (573 words)

  
 Timeline: Women in Sports
She would win the NHRA points title in 1978, 1980, and 1982.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the first woman athlete on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.
Chris Evert retires from the professional tennis tour and her 1,309 career match wins tops the men's and women's charts until Martina Navratilova's 1,438 match wins.
www.factmonster.com /spot/womeninsportstimeline2.html   (1036 words)

  
 FOX Sports on MSN - NFL - DICK STOCKTON   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most recognizable voices in sports television, Dick Stockton provides play-by-play with analyst Daryl Johnston to comprise the NFL on FOX's No. 2 broadcast team, which he has led since the division's inception in 1994.
He became sports director of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1967 and held the same post at WBZ-TV in Boston in 1971.
Stockton was the voice of Red Sox baseball from 1975 to 1978 at WSBK-TV in Boston, and as the hometown announcer, called Carlton Fisk's dramatic 12th-inning home run in the sixth game of the 1975 World Series for NBC Sports ("If it stays fair… Home run!").
msn.foxsports.com /nfl/story/1636052   (441 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.