Triple Crown

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 17-23

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 17-23

Dec. 21, 1981: For the sixth time since Robert Irsay bought the Colts in 1972, the team has a new head coach. Hard-nosed Frank Kush replaces Mike McCormack, fired after a 2-14 season. Kush lasts three years and goes 11-28-1.

Dec. 21, 1977: Sacrebleu, a 2-year-old colt, becomes the first offspring of Triple Crown champion Secretariat to win in the United States. — a 6-length victory in the first race at Laurel Race Course.

Dec. 20, 1973: All-American Skip Wise scores 25 points and 6-foot-10 Larry Gibson gets 18 as Dunbar beats visiting Carver for its 39th straight basketball win,...

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