Led by Elvin Hayes, the Washington Bullets traveled to Seattle and defeated the SuperSonics 105-99 in Game 7 to win the NBA Championship.
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Philadelphia's Steve Carlton strikes out Cardinals' outfielder Lonnie Smith for his 3,522nd career strikeout, passing Nolan Ryan as the all-time strikeout leader.
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Wayne Gretzky wins his ninth NHL Hart Trophy in 10 years. The award is given to the league's most valuable player.
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At the French Open, Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (7-5, 6-2, 6-1) to capture the championship.
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New Jersey guard Drazen Petrovic, a 1993 All-NBA Third Team selection and a member of the Croatian team that won a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, was killed in an automobile accident in Germany.
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The Detroit Red Wings win their first NHL championship in 42 years with a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia, completing the four-game sweep.
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The Baltimore Orioles retired Eddie Murray's No. 33 jersey.
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Born on this Day
Thurman Munson (1947) Stephane Richer (1966) Heathcliff Slocumb (1966) Mike Modano (1970) Andrei Kovalenko (1970) Jeff Burris (1972) Napoleon Kaufman (1973) Allen Iverson (1975) Odalis Perez (1977) Anna Kournikova (1981) Milan Lucic (1988)
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