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Competitors at the 1979 Pan American Games

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The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:40:57 -0700

Knight was charged and convicted in absentia of assaulting a police officer during the 1979 Pan American Games in Puerto Rico, has been repeatedly accused of manhandling players and fans, and infamously threw a chair across the basketball court during ...

Swimming World Magazine

Swimming World Magazine
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:04:36 -0700

The legendary 1979 Pan American Games record of 1:58.43 set by USA's Sippy Woodhead is on notice after USA's Allison Schmitt threw down a 1:58.58 for the top seed into the A final. Schmitt has already been under the record this year with a season best ...

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Star
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:05:57 -0800

The only photo of Krzyzewski contained in the university archives is from his time as an assistant on Knight's 1979 Pan American Games team. He enrolled in IU's business school to pursue an MBA, a decision he said was born of a desire to not only learn ...

SLAM Online

SLAM Online
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:01:12 -0800

Filmmakers Ricardo Olivero Lora and Julio César Torres are working on a feature-length documentary about the 1979 Pan American Games Puerto Rican Basketball Team whose starting lineup was solely composed by players either born or raised in New ...

That Balls Outta Here

That Balls Outta Here
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 07:11:13 -0800

A native of Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela, Tiamo played for his home country in the 1979 Pan-American Games and had a brief playing career from 1981 to 1983 as a catcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system. In 1981 with the Gulf Coast League Pirates, ...

Danbury News Times

Danbury News Times
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:11:15 -0700

She also won a gold medal as a member of Team USA at the 1979 World Championships and a silver medal at the 1979 Pan American Games under the direction of legendary coach Pat Summitt. DiNardo is set to begin her 29th season coaching the ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:22:30 -0700

She also helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the 1979 Pan American Games in Mexico. Additionally, Lieberman played for the Women's Basketball League, United States Basketball League before joining the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury for one season.


Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:45:00 -0700

Schmitt earned gold in 1:56.23 to oust Cynthia Woodhead's 1979 Pan American Games record of 1:58.43 by more than two seconds. “It's great to hit a time that I haven't hit in a few years,” Schmitt said. Canada's Emily Overholt took silver and Brazil's ...

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