Today in sports history: Celtics' Dave Cowens lifts Celtics in Game 1 of '76 Finals
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Today in sports history: Celtics' Dave Cowens lifts Celtics in Game 1 of '76 Finals

Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, May 23:

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