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2017

American NFL defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy dies

Cortez Kennedy was an American football defensive tackle who played his entire eleven-season career with the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He redefined and expanded the possibilities of how a large-bodied interior lineman could be used.

2013

Patrick Roy is named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche

Roy was named head coach and vice-president of hockey operations of the Colorado Avalanche. TSN's Bob McKenzie reported that Roy will have the final say in all hockey matters. Then-Avalanche General Manager Greg Sherman retained his post, but was considered the general manager "in name only.

2007

AC Milan gain revenge for losing the 2005 Champions League final

AC Milan took the lead when Andrea Pirlo's free-kick deflected off Filippo Inzaghi in the first half. Milan extended their lead in the second half when Inzaghi scored a second goal. Liverpool scored a late goal through Dirk Kuyt, but were unable to equalize before the end of the match. Milan won the match 2–1 to win their seventh Champions League.

2002

Golfer Sam Snead dies

Snead died in Hot Springs, Virginia, following complications from a stroke, four days before his 90th birthday. He was survived by two sons: Sam Jr. of Hot Springs, and Terry, of Mountain Grove, Virginia, and a brother, Pete, of Pittsburgh, as well as two grandchildren.

2001

The nineth UEFA Champions League Final

The match finished in a 1–1 draw, but Bayern clinched their fourth title by winning 5–4 on penalties. Due to all the goals scored by penalties and the penalty shootout needed to decide the winner, this UEFA Champions League match became an "all-penalty" final and the only one ever to happen to this day.

1978

Bill Walton is named the MVP

William Theodore Walton III is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster. He then went on to have a prominent career in the NBA where he was a league MVP and won two NBA championships. His name is part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.

1954

England suffer their biggest ever defeat

The game was played between the Hungary national football team and the England national football team, hailing from the birthplace of the game of football. England approached the game in the hope that the 6–3 result had been an aberration; instead, Hungary provided a masterclass of football and thrashed England 7–1.

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