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Wide World of Sports Highlights -- 2000s
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Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne rushes for a game-high 200 becoming the first college player ever to rush for more than 7,000 yards as he leads the Wisconsin Badgers to a 17-9 Rose Bowl victory over Stanford.
Bobby Bowden's Florida State Seminoles become the first college football team ever to go wire-to-wire by beating the Virginia Tech Hokies 46-29 in the Nokia Sugar Bowl to capture the national championship.
Russia's Irina Slutskaya defeats American Michelle Kwan in the ISU Grand Prix Final in Lyon, France.
American 15-year old Sasha Cohen wows the figure skating community by winning the ladies' short program en route to a silver medal at the Nationals.
Defending world champion Alexei Yagudin retains his title by defeating fellow countrymen Evgeny Plushenko, who finished fourth, at the World Championships in Nice, France. American Michelle Kwan comes from behind in the long program with one of her best career performances to defeat Maria Butyrskaya in the women's competition.
Phenom three-year old Fusaichi Pegasus wins the 126th Kentucky Derby by a length and a half in one of the fastest Derby times ever, setting off talk about a possible Triple Crown winner.
Juan Montoya returns to Indy racing to capture the 84th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The New Jersey Devils defeat the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals on a game-winning goal by Jason Arnott in the second overtime, giving the Devils their second Stanley Cup in six years.
Boxing returns to ABC's Wide World of Sports when Jose Louise Castillo upsets Stevie Johnston in the lightweight championship bout in Belgardens, Calif.
Lance Armstrong repeats as Tour de France champion.
In Fife, Scotland, Tiger Woods becomes the youngest player in golf history (24 years, 6 months and 23 days) to win all four major championships by capturing the British Open. He also became the fifth player ever (Jean Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus) to win the career Grand Slam.
Maracaibo, Venezuela defeats Bellaire, Texas 3-2 to capture the Little League World Series, led by pitcher Ruben Marvarez who pitched a four-hitter.
Spanish sensation Sergio Garcia upsets Tiger Woods in the Battle at Bighorn in Palm Springs, Calif.
The Oklahoma Sooners shock the college football world by defeating heavily favored Florida State in the National Championship FedEx Orange Bowl Game, completing an undefeated Cinderella season.
Michelle Kwan wins her fifth national championship with two strong performances at the State Farm U.S. Figure Championships in Boston.