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Willie Mays becomes the highest paid player in baseball when he signs a two-year contract with the Giants for $130,000 a year.
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In a 6-2 victory over Minnesota, Montreal's Jean Beliveau (right, with Maurice Richard) scores his 500th career goal.
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The Miami Heat become the first NBA team to have two of its players sweep the All-Star Saturday competition as Harold Miner wins the Slam Dunk Contest and Glen Rice takes first place in the Three-Point Shootout.
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Houston Rockets center Moses Malone grabs an NBA-record 21 offensive rebounds in a 117-100 victory over Seattle.
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Less than a month after winning the Super Bowl, the single "Superbowl Shuffle" by the Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew is certified gold by the RIAA.
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Dallas' Mike Modano becomes only the second American-born NHL player to play in 1,000 games with the same team. All of Modano's games had come with the Minnesota North Stars and Dallas Stars. Brian Leetch (New York Rangers) was the first American-born player to play in 1,000 NHL games.