Abby Wambach headed her way into U.S. soccer lore on July 10 when her goal against Brazil sent the World Cup game into penalty kicks, which the Americans prevailed 5-3. Wambach's goal was set up by a great left-footed cross by Megan Rapinoe.
2 of 18Bill Kostroun/AP
Derek Jeter belts a home run for his 3,000th hit (off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price) on July 9, becoming the 28th player to reach the milestone in MLB history. Jeter went 5-for-5 in front of the home crowd and became the first Yankee in the storied franchise's history to reach 3,000 hits.
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A jubilant Robinson Cano celebrates after knocking the winning dinger at the Home Run Derby on July 11 in Phoenix. Cano, whose father pitched to him during the event, beat out Boston's Adrian Gonzalez in the final round with a record 12 home runs and still had four outs to spare.
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Laynce Nix just beats the tag by Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez in a game at Nationals Park on July 5. Ryan Zimmerman would score on the first-inning play and the Nationals would go on to win 3-2.
5 of 18Fred Greenslade/Reuters
They're playing football somewhere. Defensive back Lin-J Shell of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts gets roughed up by Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Cory Watson after Shell stepped in front of a pass.
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Bill Bugenig leaps from his horse and wrestles a steer to the ground in the Calgary Stampede on July 10. The 10-day event dates to 1912.
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Livestock looks on as the pack climbs La Croiz Saint Robert Pass in the eighth stage of the 2011 Tour de France. Portuguese cyclist Rui Alberto Costa won his first career Tour stage in 4 hours, 36 minutes, 46 seconds.
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While the Tour de France takes over cycling news in July, the 63rd Tour of Austria lasts for a week with its longest stage (199.3 km) coming here in the fourth stage. Frenchman Alexandre Geniez would take the stage but Sweden's Fredrik Kessiakoff would go on to win the overall event.
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Triathletes take part in the 3.8 km swimming portion of the 10th annual Ironman in Roth, Germany, on Sunday.
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Revelers in Pamplona's annual Running of the Bulls crouch at the gate as a newly released bull jumps over them. The horns are covered during the seven-day festival.
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Robert "Robo" Sprague and his wife, Rawni, got hitched in 1998 at the Redneck Games in Georgia. They returned to the 15th annual event, which kicked off July 9, and jumped in the mud-filled pool in a celebration of 13 years of marriage.
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Sebastian Canobra of Uruguay (left) battles with Mexico's Francisco Flores in the FIFA Under 17 World Cup Final. Mexico took the title 2-0 in front of 100,000 fans at the Azteca in Mexico City.
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Ken Roczen gets some air during the Motocross World Cup Cirque MX2. The German would go on to take the crown despite battling a cold.
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Andre Lehmann competes in the 100m backstroke at the 2011 IPC Swimming European Championship in Berlin on July 6.
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Polo players take part in the final match of a tournament in Dras, India, on July 9. Despite Dras being one of the coldest places on earth inhabited by mankind, polo is the most popular sport in the region.
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Johanna Larsson tried to conjure up some magic in her native Sweden during the Collector Swedish Open but was outdueled by Polona Hercog of Slovenia. Hercog needed only two sets to dispose of the crowd favorite.
17 of 18Kyle Terada/US Presswire
Padres catcher Nick Hundley can't corral the throw in time to tag San Francisco Giants center fielder Andres Torres during the first inning of the July 5 game. The Padres would bounce back from the first-inning 2-0 hole to win 5-3.
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Bobby Abreu guns out Don Kelly from left field in the fourth inning of the Tigers match against the Angels on July 6. The Tigers would go on to take the final game of the series 5-4 after having dropped the first two.
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