FIRST SPORTS EVENT AIRED ON THIS DATE IN 1921

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The first broadcast of a sporting event took place on 11 April 1921 when
Westinghouse station KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pa. broadcast a 10-round,
no decision boxing match between Johnny Dundee and Johnny Ray
at Pittsburgh’s Motor Square Garden.

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Johnny Ray

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Johnny Dundee

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