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2018

Larry Nassar found guilty of molesting over 150 girls

Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in a Michigan state prison after pleading guilty to seven counts of sexual assault of minors. The next month, he was sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison after pleading guilty to an additional three counts of sexual assault.

2006

Mario Lemieux announces his retirement from the NHL

On this day a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and current owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins team, Mario Lemieux, announced his retirement from the NHL. He is the only player to score one goal in each of the five possible situations in a single NHL game, a feat he accomplished in 1988.

1962

1st African American is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

In his first year of eligibility for the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, Robinson encouraged voters to consider only his on-field qualifications, rather than his cultural impact on the game. He was elected on the first ballot, becoming the first black player inducted into the Cooperstown museum.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1987

Luis Suárez

died 1975

Larry Fine

born 1991

Zack Kassian