Wide World of Sports

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Television's longest-running sports anthology show, showcasing the `thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,' was a Saturday-afternoon staple in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Spanning nearly 40 years of athletic achievements and oddities, this brainchild of ABC programming pioneer Roone Arledge featured a little something for everyone, from barrel jumping (more…)

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Episode Guide

Evel Knievel

November 26, 1999

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; horse racing

Goodwill Games

Boxing; Iditorad

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; speedskating

Wide World of Sports: Gymnastics; mountain biking

Wide World of Sports: Gymnastics; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: IBF middleweight title fight

Figure Skating; Speedskating

Wide World of Sports: World Cup skiing; Florida Derby

Wide World of Sports: Bicycling; swimming

Gymnastics; Road Running

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; speed skating

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: Boxing: De La Hoya-Avelar

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; speedskating

Wide World of Sports: Tour de France; women's gymnastics

Wide World of Sports: Tour de France; swimming

Wide World of Sports: U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; speedskating

Wide World of Sports: U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: Speed skating; horse racing

Figure Skating; Pimlico Special

Wide World of Sports: Gymnastics; auto racing; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; Santa Anita Derby

Wide World of Sports: Track and field; auto racing

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  • Premise: Television's longest-running sports anthology show, showcasing the `thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,' was a Saturday-afternoon staple in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Spanning nearly 40 years of athletic achievements and oddities, this brainchild of… (more)

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