July 2007 in sports

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2007 developments by topic

Deaths in July[edit]

Deaths in July 2007:

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Days of the month[edit]

31 July 2007 (Tuesday)[edit]

30 July 2007 (Monday)[edit]

29 July 2007 (Sunday)[edit]

28 July 2007 (Saturday)[edit]

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25 July 2007 (Wednesday)[edit]

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19 July 2007 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Baseball:
    • Barry Bonds hits two home runs, but his San Francisco Giants lose to the Chicago Cubs, 9–8. The two home runs give Bonds 71 multi-home run games in his career, one behind the record of 72 hit by Babe Ruth, and gives him 753 home runs for his career, two behind the record of Henry Aaron. Bonds's season total of 19 home runs also surpasses the record of 18 home runs hit by Carlton Fisk in a year in which the player turned at least 43 years old. He is two home runs behind Fisk's record of 70 home runs hit by a player after he turned 40.
  • Poker: 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event:
    • Jerry Yang defeats Tuan Lam in the final hand of the Main Event with a miracle Six of Hearts on the river to complete a five-through-nine straight and overcome Lam's pair of Queens to claim the $8.25 million (US) first prize.

18 July 2007 (Wednesday)[edit]

17 July 2007 (Tuesday)[edit]

16 July 2007 (Monday)[edit]

  • Cricket
    •  Zimbabwe has been dropped out of the ICC Test Championship because they only played 8 Tests in the last 3 years. The annual update of the Test Championship that gets rid of all results that happened before the last three years to make the table reflect current form which usually happens every August 1 happened now because there are no Test Series to be completed ahead of that date. Revised Standings and Full Story

15 July 2007 (Sunday)[edit]

Stewart breaks his 20-race losing streak with the win.

14 July 2007 (Saturday)[edit]

13 July 2007 (Friday)[edit]

12 July 2007 (Thursday)[edit]

11 July 2007 (Wednesday)[edit]

10 July 2007 (Tuesday)[edit]

9 July 2007 (Monday)[edit]

  • Cycling: 2007 Tour de France – Stage 2 – DunkerqueGhent (168.5 km)
    • Gert Steegmans (QSI) outsprints his team-mate Tom Boonen to win the stage finishing in their native Belgium in 3:48:22. A massive pile-up involving some 170 of the riders 2 km from the finish line means that the whole peloton get the same time, as allowed by the rules as they were within 3 km of the finish. In the GC, Fabian Cancellara retains the maillot jaune for the third day, with a time of 8:36:13. (leTour.fr)

8 July 2007 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Major League Baseball:
    • The Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Colorado Rockies, 6–5, to temporarily avoid becoming the first MLB team to lose 10,000 games in its history before the 2007 All-Star Break. During the game, the Phillies players all came out and assisted the grounds crew at Coors Field in placing the tarp over the infield when high winds whipped the tarp out of control, lifting many of the groundskeepers off the ground, some as high as 10 feet (3 meters). No one was hurt.

7 July 2007 (Saturday)[edit]

The photo finish (0.05 seconds) is the second closest in NASCAR history.

6 July 2007 (Friday)[edit]

5 July 2007 (Thursday)[edit]

4 July 2007 (Wednesday)[edit]

3 July 2007 (Tuesday)[edit]

2 July 2007 (Monday)[edit]

1 July 2007 (Sunday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mughal, Muhammad Aurang Zeb. 2008. NBA Referee Pleads Guilty in Betting Scandal. History and the Headlines: What Made History in 2007? Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.