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4In a Wimbledon final interrupted by multiple rain delays, Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles 6-2, 6-1.
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December 28, 1992

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In a Wimbledon final interrupted by multiple rain delays, Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles 6-2, 6-1.

They Said It
L.A. Dodger reliever Roger McDowell, when asked if he had seen "JFK": "The movie or the airport?"

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At Pocono Downs, pacer Treboh Joe, a 9-year-old gelding, loses his 162nd consecutive race, passing Shiaway Moses' North American record for harness racing futility.

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The American League sets an All-Star Game record with 19 hits while pounding the National League 13-6. Ken Griffey Jr. is named MVP.

They Said It
Former president Richard Nixon, recalling his days as a Washington baseball fan: "The Senators were never very good, but not much has changed in Washington. The senators they have there still aren't very good."

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Softball pitcher Barbara Reinalda, 34, tosses her 283rd career shutout and 400th career victory as the Raybestos Brakettes beat the Long Island Angels 15-0.

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Two strokes down with four holes to go, Nick Faldo rallies at Muirfield to win his third British Open and fifth major title in five years.

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At the opening ceremonies of the XXV Summer Olympics, two-time Paralympic archery bronze medalist Antonio Rebollo arcs a blazing arrow through the Barcelona night to light the Olympic flame.

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As Olympic competition begins, Nelson Diebel, the bad boy of American swimming, wins the U.S.'s first gold medal, in the 100-meter breaststroke.

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Pablo Morales, 27, who retired from swimming when he failed to make the 1988 Olympic team, crowns his comeback by winning his first individual Olympic gold medal, in the 100-meter butterfly.

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