By rlane16
  • NCAA

  • Lou Gehrig appers on a Wheates

  • All-American Professional Girls Baseball League

  • Wilson Sporting Goods signed golfer Babe Didrickson Zaharias

  • Phil Knight opens Blue Ribbon Sports.

  • Blue Ribbon Sports renames to Nike .

  • Title IX is enacted, mandating equal access to educational opportunities for men and women.

  • Rich Foods pays $60,000/year for the naming rights to the Buffalo Bills football stadium.

  • The US boycotts the Summer Olympics in Moscow.

  • The Olympics becomes commercialized. Peter Ueberoth helps to make the Olympics profitable.

  • Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA is bombed.