On this date: featuring Muhammad Ali and Eddie Johnson

-On this date 50 years ago, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston by knockout in the first round.

Ali’s knockout of Liston was timed right at a minute.

Not only was the knockout impressive, but it would go down as one of the greatest iconic moments in sports history with Ali standing over Liston.

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-Also on this date 18 years ago, Eddie Johnson of the Houston Rockets hit the game winning buzzer beater giving the Rockets a 95-92 Game 4 victory over the Utah Jazz in the 1997 Western Conference Finals.

 

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