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1968 in Sports
1968 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
O.J. Simpson, running back for the USC Trojans, was the overwhelming choice for the Heisman Trophy, with 2,853 points. Second was Leroy Keyes, running back for Purdue, with 1,103 points, followed by Terry Hanratty (QB-Notre Dame), Ted Kwalick (TE-Penn State) and Ted Hendricks (DE-Miami).
May 8 - Bob Foster knocked out Dick Tiger in the fourth round to win the World Light-Heavyweight Championship.
The "open era" in tennis begins, as all the Grand Slam events open to professionals for the first time
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"Indianapolis Auto greats" (PDF). Celebrating Automotive Heritage at Crown Hill Cemetery. Crown Hill Cemetery. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-13 . Retrieved .
Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN . 0-7864-0378-0