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This Day in Sports History: June 30

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 30

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 30 is the day in which several baseball milestones were reached and the Soviet Union and Indiana Hoosiers played each other in basketball.

 

10 Most Memorable "Monday Night Football" Games of All Time

There have been countless great games and moments in the program's 50-year history
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10 Most Memorable "Monday Night Football" Games of All Time

With the NFL's release of the 2020 schedule last week, fans now have the "Monday Night Football" slate for the fall. If pro football happens in the fall, this year's games looks promising as ever. "Monday Night Football" has been a staple of the NFL for 50 years, and there have been great games and moments every season. Here are the 10 most memorable, along with some others worth noting.

5 Reasons Yasiel Puig Should Play in MLB All-Star Game

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig will not play in the MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field, but he should.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig will not play in the MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field, but he should.

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has taken Major League Baseball by storm since defecting from Cuba, fleeing to Mexico and signing a seven-year, $42 million deal last season.

Yet despite the fact that the 22-year-old wunderkind has dominated the nightly highlights and is undeniably the top storyline of the season’s first-half, Puig will not participate in the All-Star Game at New York’s Citi Field on Tuesday. These are five reasons why Puig should play in the Midsummer Classic: