What’s Happening in Sports: July 6, 2022

2020: Kansas Metropolis Chiefs signed QB Patrick Mahomes to a history-breaking 10-calendar year extension really worth up to $503 million dollars. The contract was the 1st fifty percent-billion greenback contract in North American sports activities historical past and the 1st NFL participant to be the optimum-paid athlete in professional sports background

2019: Los Angeles Clippers officially agreed to indication Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard away from Toronto right after providing up PG Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, PF Danilo Gallinari, 1st spherical picks in 2021 (by way of MIA), 2022, 2023 (by using MIA), 2024, and 2026, as perfectly as the ideal to swap 1st-rounders in 2023 and 2025 to OKC for Paul George [Kawhi’s Transaction Reaction] [PG’s Transaction Reaction] 

2017: Paul George was traded by the Indiana Pacers to the Oklahoma City Thunder for SG Victor Oladipo and PF Domantas Sabonis

1989: Former Philadelphia Phillies 3B Mike Schmidt, who abruptly retired at the end of Might, became the 1st retired MLB player to be named an All-Star starter. He in the long run made the decision not to enjoy

1983: In the 50th MLB All-Star match, Boston Red Sox OF Fred Lynn hit the 1st Grand Slam in All-Star Match background (4th AS HR of his vocation) as the AL stomped the NL 13-3 for its 1st earn due to the fact 1971

1956: MLB Commissioner Ford Frick announced the implementation of the annual Cy Youthful Award, honoring the most outstanding pitcher of the year

1941: A month just after his passing, the New York Yankees unveiled a monument in Heart Field to honor HOFer Lou Gehrig

1933: The 1st Key League All-Star Recreation was played at Comiskey Park as Babe Ruth was named the ASG MVP with 2 HR’s in a 4-2 victory for the AL