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2017

Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or

In 2017, Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or for a fifth time, receiving the award on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In 2018, he scored two goals in a 3–1 home win over Getafe, his first being his 300th La Liga goal in his 286th La Liga appearance, making him the fastest player to reach this landmark and only the second player to do so after Lionel Messi.

2017

Larry Nasser is sentenced to 60 years in prison

Lawrence Gerard Nassar is an American convicted serial child molester who was the USA Gymnastics national team doctor and an osteopathic physician at Michigan State University. In 2017, he was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

1989

Sugar Ray Leonard beats Roberto Duran for the third and final time

Leonard defended the title against Roberto Durán, who was the reigning WBC Middleweight Champion. Durán was guaranteed $7.6 million and Leonard's arrangement guaranteed him over $13 million. For the Durán fight, Leonard cut his entourage from twenty-one to six.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1956

Larry Bird

born 1986

Jon Moxley

born 1973

Terrell Owens

born 1980

John Terry