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July 10
1901 Philadelphia's Harry Davis became the first American League player to hit for the cycle.
1923 St. Louis' Johnny Stuart pitched two complete games in one day, winning 11-1 and 6-3.
1940 The National League registered the first shutout in All-Star Game history with a 4-0 win over the American League.
1951 Sugar Ray Robinson lost the second fight of his career, this to Randy Turpin, who gained World Middleweight title.
1956 Ken Boyer had three hits to offset back-to-back home runs by Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle, as the National League defeated the American League All Stars, 7-3.
1962 Roberto Clemente had three hits to lead the National League All Stars over the American League, 3-1 in Washington.
1997 Japanese pitcher Hideki Irabu made his Major League debut and allowed five hits and two runs, while striking out nine and walking four as the New York Yankees clobbered the Detroit Tigers, 10-3.
1999 Team USA won the Women's World Cup over China in sudden death after a scoreless 90 minutes and two 15 minute overtime periods. They won 5-4 in penalty kicks with U.S. defender Brandi Chastain kicked the game winner in front of 90,185 people at the Rose Bowl.
2001 Baltimore's Cal Ripken homered in his first at-bat during his final All-Star Game appearance to lead the AL past the NL, 4-1 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Ripken was named the game's MVP.
2003 The Army football program decided to withdraw from Conference USA following the 2004 season, which ended a partnership that began in 1997.
2003 The Big East Conference announced the University of Connecticut would join the conference's football schedule for the 2004 season.
2005 Tour rookie Sean O'Hair won his first PGA event with a one-shot win at the John Deere Classic in Illinois.
2005 Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended a 21-race drought with a victory at the USG Sheetrock 400 in Chicago.
2006 The Hamilton Tiger-Cats fired head coach Greg Marshall.
2007 Ichiro Suzuki hit the first inside-the-park home run in All-Star Game history, leading the American League to a 5-4 victory over the National League.
2008 The LA Clippers signed G Baron Davis to a five-year deal worth $65 million.
2009 Jonathan Sanchez became the first San Francisco pitcher to throw a no-hitter since 1976, as the left-hander took a perfect game into the eighth inning and shut down the San Diego Padres, 8-0, at AT&T Park.
2010 Sylvia Fowles recorded a game-high 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting to help lead USA Basketball over the WNBA Stars, 99-72, at the WNBA All-Star Game from Mohegan Sun Arena.
2012 Melky Cabrera took home MVP honors with a homer and two RBI, as the NL posted an 8-0 win over the AL at the All-Star Game in Kansas City.
2012 The United States Olympic Committee released the official roster for the Summer Olympics in London. Team USA featured 530 athletes.
2013 The Los Angeles Clippers re-signed guard Chris Paul to a five-year contract worth $107 million.
2013 The Boston Bruins re-signed goaltender Tuukka Rask to a eight-year contract worth $56 million.
Birthdays Pete Carrill (1930) - college basketball coach; Arthur Ashe (1943) - tennis player; Andre Dawson (1954) - MLB outfielder; Roger Craig (1960) - NFL player.
As of July 10, 2014, at 08:26 AM ET

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