TO­DAY IN SPORTS

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Com­piled by PAUL MONTELLA As­so­ci­ated Press

July 14

1951 — Ci­ta­tion is the first horse to win $1 million in a ca­reer by tak­ing the Hol­ly­wood Gold Cup by four lengths in In­gle­wood, Calif. Ci­ta­tion re­tires af­ter the race with to­tal earn­ings of $1,085,760. In 45 starts, Ci­ta­tion ran out of the money only once.

1964 — Jac­ques An­quetil wins his fifth Tour de France. It's his fourth straight ti­tle of the cy­cling event.

1967 — Ed­die Mathews of the Astros hits his 500th home run off San Fran­cisco's Juan Marichal at Can­dle­stick Park. Hous­ton beats the Giants 8-6.

1968 — Hank Aaron hits his 500th home run off Mike McCormick as the At­lanta Braves beat the San Fran­cisco Giants 4-2. 1973 — Tom Weiskopf wins the Bri­tish Open by three strokes over Johnny Miller and Neil Coles. Weiskopf goes wire-towire and his to­tal of 12-un­der-par 276 matches the Open Cham­pi­onship record set by Arnold Palmer on the same Troon Golf Club course in 1962.

1985 — Kathy Baker beats Judy Clark by three strokes to win the U.S. Women's Open golf ti­tle.

1985 — The Bal­ti­more Stars de­feat the Oak­land In­vaders 28-24 to win the United States Foot­ball League cham­pi­onship. 1986 — Jane Ged­des beats Sally Lit­tle in an 18-hole play­off to take the U.S. Women's Open cham­pi­onship. 1991 — Meg Mal­lon shoots a 4-un­der 67 for a two-stroke vic­tory over Pat Bradley in the 46th U.S. Women's Open. Mal­lon fin­ishes with a 1-un­der 283.

2001 — John Camp­bell scores an un­prece­dented sixth vic­tory in the $1 million Mead­ow­lands Pace as Real De­sire beats fa­vored Bet­tor's De­light in the stretch. Real De­sire paces the mile in 1:49.3 in match­ing the record set by The Pan­derosa two years ago in the race that gave Camp­bell his fifth win. Camp­bell, 46, is a win­ner of a $1 million race 19 times. 2009 — The Amer­i­can League con­tin­ues its dom­i­nance over the Na­tional League with a 4-3 win in the All-Star game. The AL is 12-0-1 since its 1996 de­feat at Philadel­phia — the long­est un­beaten streak in All-Star history.

2011 — Kaio breaks for­mer grand cham­pion Chiy­ono­fuji ca­reer sumo vic­tory record, beat­ing Mon­go­lian Kyokutenho for No. 1,046. The 39-year-old Kaio forces out Kyokutenho in the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tour­na­ment.

2011 — Am­a­teur Tom Lewis shoots a record 5-un­der 65 in the open­ing round of the Bri­tish Open. The 20-year-old Lewis posts the low­est round ever by an am­a­teur in golf's old­est ma­jor to pull even with Thomas Bjorn at Royal St. Ge­orge's. The young English­man breaks the Open scor­ing record for an am­a­teur, the 66 posted by Frank Strana­han in 1950 and matched by Tiger Woods (1996) and Justin Rose (1998).

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