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KELSEY MITCHELL PACES FEVER PAST LYNX Kelsey Mitchell scored 21 points and made a decisive block in the final minute, and the Indiana Fever rallied for an 81-74 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis. Caitlin Clark scored 17 points and dished a...

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BASEBALL NEWS

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MLB ROUNDUP: ORIOLES WALK OFF YANKEES WITH 3-RUN 9TH Cedric Mullins ripped a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of a wild ninth inning as the Baltimore Orioles pulled out a 6-5 victory against the visiting New York Yankees on Sunday, taking a one-game lead in the...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 15

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 15

July 15 1901 — Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants pitched his first of two career no-hitters, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0. 1921 — NY Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record of 138 career home runs (held by Roger Connor since 1895). 1960 — Baltimore’s...

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TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 15

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 15

July 15 1912 — Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden’s King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world’s greatest athlete. 1921 — NY Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record of 138 career home runs (held by Roger Connor...

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BASKETBALL NEWS

BASKETBALL NEWS

REPORTS: DENVER NUGGETS 1ST-ROUND PICK DARON HOLMES II TEARS ACHILLES IN NBA SUMMER LEAGUE OPENER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denver first-round pick DaRon Holmes II is expected to miss the season after tearing his right Achilles on Friday night in the Nuggets’ NBA Summer League...

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BASEBALL NEWS

BASEBALL NEWS

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TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 14

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 14

July 14 1912 — Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8). 1951 — Citation is the first horse to win $1 million in a career by taking the Hollywood Gold Cup by four lengths in Inglewood, Calif. Citation retires after the race with total earnings of...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 14

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 14

July 14 1916 — St. Louis Browns pitcher Ernie Koob went the distance in a 17-inning 0-0 tie with the Boston Red Sox. Carl Mays went the first 15 innings for the Red Sox and Dutch Leonard finished. 1946 — Cleveland player-manager Lou Boudreau hit four doubles and a...

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TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 12

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 12

July 12 1901 — Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox wins his 300th game with a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia A’s. 1930 — Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open. Jones, who also won the British Open, the American Amateur and the British Amateur, becomes the only golfer to take...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 12

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 12

July 12 1901 — Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox won his 300th game with a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia A’s. 1921 — Babe Ruth sets a record of 137 career home runs. 1945 — Tommy Holmes of the Boston Braves went hitless to end his consecutive-game hitting streak at...

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BASEBALL NEWS

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BASKETBALL NEWS

BASKETBALL NEWS

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NBA’S UPCOMING 11-YEAR, $76 BILLION MEDIA RIGHTS DEAL The NBA might not be happy with the NFL making Christmas Day a regular part of its schedule. However, its new media rights deals nearly put the two leagues in the same...

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BASKETBALL NEWS

BASKETBALL NEWS

USA TOPS CANADA IN EXHIBITION OPENER AHEAD OF PARIS LAS VEGAS (AP) — For USA Basketball, the road to the Paris Olympics has started with a win. Anthony Davis scored 13 points, Stephen Curry added 12 and the United States opened its tune-up schedule for the Paris Games...

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BASEBALL NEWS

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TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 11

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JULY 11

1914 — Babe Ruth makes his major league pitching debut for the Boston Red Sox against Cleveland, getting the 4-3 victory over the Indians. 1950 — Red Schoendienst hits a home run in the 14th inning to give the NL a 4-3 victory in the All-Star game. 1967 — Tony Perez...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 11

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JULY 11

1914 — Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox and received credit for a 4-3 victory over Cleveland. He was removed for a pinch hitter in the seventh, and Duffy Lewis’ single led to the winning run. 1944 — Phil Cavaretta set an All-Star game...

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GOLF NEWS

GOLF NEWS

GOLF GLANCE: RORY MCILROY DEFENDS IN SCOTLAND; LPGA, CHAMPIONS GO MAJOR HUNTING PGA TOURLAST TOURNAMENT: John Deere Classic (Davis Thompson)THIS WEEK: Genesis Scottish Open, North Berwick, Scotland, July 11-14Course: The Renaissance Club (Par 70, 7,237 Yards)Purse:...

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RACING NEWS

RACING NEWS

NASCAR CUP SERIES Great American Getaway 400 Site: Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Schedule: Saturday practice, noon; qualifying, 12:45 p.m.; Sunday race, 12:30 p.m. (USA). Track: Pocono Raceway. Race distance: 160 laps, 400 miles. Last year: Denny Hamlin led the final seven...

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KLAY THOMPSON BELIEVES HE COULD BE THE MISSING PIECE FOR THE MAVS AFTER LEAVING THE WARRIORS DALLAS (AP) — Klay Thompson remembers telling Luka Doncic he thought the Dallas superstar was on a path to greatness after Golden State beat the Mavericks in the Western...

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July 15

1901 — Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants pitched his first of two career no-hitters, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0.

1921 — NY Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record of 138 career home runs (held by Roger Connor since 1895).

1960 — Baltimore’s Brooks Robinson goes 5-for-5, hitting for the cycle and driving in three runs to lead the Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 5-2.

1969 — Cincinnati’s Lee May hit four home runs in a doubleheader split with the Atlanta Braves. May had two home runs and drove in five runs in both games. The Reds lost the opener 9-8 but won the second game 10-4.

1969 — Rod Carew stole home off Chicago’s Gerry Nyman in the Minnesota Twins’ 6-2 victory. It was Carew’s seventh steal of home for the year and tied Pete Reiser’s 1946 major league mark.

1973 — Nolan Ryan of the California Angels struck out 17 batters and threw his second no-hitter of the year, beating Detroit 6-0.

1980 — Johnny Bench broke Yogi Berra’s record for home runs by a catcher, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Montreal Expos 12-7. Bench hit his 314th homer as a catcher off David Palmer. Bench had 33 home runs while playing other positions.

1997 — The San Francisco Giants scored 13 runs to set a modern NL record for runs in a seventh inning en route to a 16-2 rout of the San Diego Padres. The Giants set the NL record for the most runs in a seventh inning since 1900.

1999 — After 22½ years in the dreary Kingdome, Seattle finally played a home game outdoors, moving into a $517.6 million ballpark with a retractable roof. Jose Mesa wasted a ninth-inning lead by walking four batters and the Mariners lost 3-2 to the San Diego Padres in Safeco Field’s opener.

2003 — Anaheim’s Garret Anderson went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and a double, powering the American League past the National League 7-6 in the All-Star Game.

2005 — Baltimore’s Rafael Palmeiro became the 26th player to reach 3,000 career hits, curling an RBI double into the left-field corner off Joel Pineiro in the fifth inning of a 6-3 win over Seattle. Palmeiro joined Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Eddie Murray as the only players with 3,000 hits and 500 homers.

2007 — The Philadelphia Phillies lost their 10,000 game, 10-2 to St. Louis. The franchise, born in 1883 as the Philadelphia Quakers and later unofficially called the Blue Jays in the mid-1940s, fell to 8,810-10,000.

2008 — Justin Morneau slid home just in time on Michael Young’s sacrifice fly in the 15th inning, giving the American League a 4-3 victory in the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium. The AL extended its unbeaten streak to 12.

2014 — With Derek Jeter going out a winner in his last All-Star appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3. Jeter started his 14th and final midsummer classic and went 2 for 2 before being removed in the top of the fourth inning.

2017 — Cody Bellinger became the first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle and Alex Wood became the first Dodgers pitcher in more than a century to win his first 11 decisions in a season, helping Los Angeles beat the Miami Marlins 7-1.

2021 — Tampa Bay catcher Travis d’Arnaud becomes first player in MLB history to hit 3 homers while catching and batting leadoff in the Rays’ 5-4 win over the NY Yankees.

July 14

1912 — Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8).

1951 — Citation is the first horse to win $1 million in a career by taking the Hollywood Gold Cup by four lengths in Inglewood, Calif. Citation retires after the race with total earnings of $1,085,760. In 45 starts, Citation ran out of the money only once.

1964 — Jacques Anquetil wins his fifth Tour de France. It’s his fourth straight title of the cycling event.

1967 — Eddie Mathews of the Astros hits his 500th home run off San Francisco’s Juan Marichal at Candlestick Park. Houston beats the Giants 8-6.

1968 — Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off Mike McCormick as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2.

1973 — Tom Weiskopf wins the British Open by three strokes over Johnny Miller and Neil Coles. Weiskopf goes wire-to-wire and his total of 12-under-par 276 matches the Open Championship record set by Arnold Palmer on the same Troon Golf Club course in 1962.

1985 — Kathy Baker beats Judy Clark by three strokes to win the U.S. Women’s Open golf title.

1985 — The Baltimore Stars defeat the Oakland Invaders 28-24 to win the United States Football League championship.

1986 — Jane Geddes beats Sally Little in an 18-hole playoff to take the U.S. Women’s Open championship.

1991 — Meg Mallon shoots a 4-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Pat Bradley in the 46th U.S. Women’s Open. Mallon finishes with a 1-under 283.

1995 — Ramon Martinez throws a no-hitter, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 7-0 victory over the Florida Marlins.

2001 — John Campbell scores an unprecedented sixth victory in the $1 million Meadowlands Pace as Real Desire beats favored Bettor’s Delight in the stretch. Real Desire paces the mile in 1:49.3 in matching the record set by The Panderosa two years ago in the race that gave Campbell his fifth win. Campbell, 46, is a winner of a $1 million race 19 times.

2005 — In Oklahoma City, the United States is beaten in an international softball game for the first time since 2002, losing 2-1 to Canada in the inaugural World Cup of Softball.

2009 — The American League continues its dominance over the National League with a 4-3 win in the All-Star game. The AL is 12-0-1 since its 1996 defeat at Philadelphia — the longest unbeaten streak in All-Star history.

2011 — Kaio breaks former grand champion Chiyonofuji career sumo victory record, beating Mongolian Kyokutenho for No. 1,046. The 39-year-old Kaio forces out Kyokutenho in the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.

2011 — Amateur Tom Lewis shoots a record 5-under 65 in the opening round of the British Open. The 20-year-old Lewis posts the lowest round ever by an amateur in golf’s oldest major to pull even with Thomas Bjorn at Royal St. George’s.

2013 — Jordan Spieth becomes the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in 82 years. The 19-year-old outlasts David Hearn and Zach Johnson on the fifth hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic. He’s the first teenager to win since Ralph Guldahl took the Santa Monica Open in 1931.

2015 — Mike Trout becomes the first player in 38 years to lead off the All-Star Game with a home run, and the American League beats the National League 6-3 to secure home-field advantage in the World Series for the third straight time and 10th in 13 years. Trout also becomes the first player to be selected the game’s MVP two years in row.

2018 — Angelique Kerber claims her first Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams.

2019 — Novak Dokovic wins the longest ever Wimbledon title over Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in 4 hours 57 minutes.

2019 — English Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins a record 6th British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone; moves him 1 win clear of Jim Clark and Alain Prost (5).

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