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June 30
1908 At the age of 41, Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched the third no hitter of his career against the New York Highlanders.
1930 Elmer Layden died. He was the 160-pound fullback in the famed "Four Horseman" backfield of Notre Dame in 1924.
1933 Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago, 8-2.
1948 Bob Lemon of the Cleveland Indians pitched a 2-0 no hitter against the Detroit Tigers.
1962 Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers struck out 13 New York Mets en route to the first of four no-hitters, a 5-0 victory at Dodger Stadium.
1978 Willie McCovey became the 12th player in major league history to hit 500 home runs.
1990 Beach Towel won the American-National for three-year-old male pacers in 1:52.4 at Sportsman's Park near Chicago.
1992 The Quebec Nordiques traded center Eric Lindros to the Philadelphia Flyers.
1995 Eddie Murray of the Cleveland Indians became only the second switch-hitter and 20th player in baseball history to reach 3,000 hits when he singled against the Minnesota Twins.
1997 Bobby Witt of Texas hit the first home run by an American League pitcher in a regular-season, interleague game in almost 25 years, connecting off Ismael Valez in the Rangers 3-2 victory over Los Angeles.
2002 Brazil captured its unprecedented fifth World Cup trophy with a 2-0 victory over Germany.
2003 American Andre Agassi lost to Aussie Mark Philippoussis in the fourth- round of Wimbledon in five sets.
2003 White Sox slugger Magglio Ordonez homered twice and collected his 1000th career hit, as Chicago rolled past Minnesota, 10-3.
2003 The University of Miami-Florida accepted an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference.
2004 Al Unser Jr. announced his retirement from IndyCar racing.
2004 Mike Tyson agreed to drop his $100 million lawsuit against Don King in exchange for a $14 million payment from his former promoter.
2004 Rockies outfielder Larry Walker became the first Canadian-born player ever to collect 2,000 hits.
2005 The NFL fined Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice $100,000 for scalping Super Bowl tickets.
2009 The Detroit Pistons fired head coach Michael Curry.
2010 Carolina Hurricanes center Rod Brind'Amour announced his retirement.
2012 The Philadelphia Phillies traded designated hitter Jim Thome to the Baltimore Orioles for two minor league players.
2013 The Colorado Avalanche selected center Nathan MacKinnon with the first overall selection in the NHL Entry Draft.
2013 Brazil claimed its third successive Confederations Cup title, cruising past Spain in a 3-0 victory.
Birthdays Roy Green (1957) - NFL player; Mike Tyson (1966) - Boxer. Mitch Richmond (1965) - NBA player.
As of June 29, 2015, at 06:00 PM ET

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