1. 2014 World Cup Sets Record with 31 Goals by Substitutes

    With 31 goals by substitutes, the 2014 World Cup smashed the previous record of 24 set at the 2006 tournament in Germany, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  2. 2014 World Cup Ties 1998 Cup with Record 171 Goals

    Noted for a number of high-scoring affairs in the group stage, the 2014 World Cup in Brazil ultimately matched the all-time record of 171 goals scored in a tournament, equaling the total from the 1998 Cup in France, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  3. Germany Becomes 1st European Team to Win World Cup in Americas

    With Sunday's 1-0 defeat of Argentina in the World Cup final, Germany became the first-ever European team to win a World Cup title in the Americas, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  4. Germany's Sami Khedira 10th to Win World Cup and European Cup in Same Year

    When Germany triumphed 1-0 over Argentina on Sunday, German midfielder Sami Khedira became just the 10th player in footballing history to win the World Cup and European Cup in the same year, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  5. Germany Becomes 3rd Country to Win World Cup at Least 4 Times

    With Sunday's 1-0 extra-time defeat of Argentina in the World Cup final, Germany joined Italy and Brazil as the only four-time winners of the tournament, per ESPN FC ...

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  6. Lionel Messi Becomes 5th Straight Golden Ball Winner Not to Win World Cup

    Argentina forward Lionel Messi continued a surprising trend over the weekend, becoming the fifth consecutive winner of the World Cup's Golden Ball who did not come from the tournament-winning side, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  7. Germany's Thomas Mueller Looking to Become 1st 2-Time Golden Boot Winner

    Germany forward Thomas Mueller needs at least one goal in the World Cup final on Sunday to become the first two-time Golden Boot winner, per ESPN FC ...

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  8. Yankees' Derek Jeter 6th Player in MLB History with 1,000 Multihit Games

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hit a pair of singles in Thursday's 9-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians, thus becoming the fourth player whose career began after 1914 with 1,000 multi hit games, per Bill Chuck of gammonsdaily ...

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  9. Germany Now with 5 Players to Score at Least 10 World Cup Goals

    German forward Thomas Mueller extended an impressive national record in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal win over Brazil, becoming the fifth German to score double-digit goals in his World Cup career...

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  10. Germany Set to Play in World Cup Final for Record 8th Time

    After demolishing Brazil in one of the most memorable semi-final games in World Cup history, Germany are set to make their record eighth appearance in the final, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  11. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Sees Scoreless Streak End at 41 Innings

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had his incredible scoreless streak snapped at 41 innings Thursday night, when San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley hit a ...

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  12. Angels' Mike Trout Fastest to 500 Hits in Franchise History

    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout stormed his way into the record books Thursday night, using a four-hit performance against the Texas Rangers to become the fastest player ...

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  13. Yankees' Mark Teixeira Has 3rd-Most Multi-Homer Games for Switch-Hitter

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira recorded the 37th multi -homer game of his career in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians , giving him the third-most ...

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  14. Cardinals' Lance Lynn Wins 10-Plus Games Before Break for 3rd Straight Season

    After earning the victory in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Lance Lynn of the St. Louis Cardinals improved to 10-6 on the season, giving him double-digit wins before the All-Star break for the third consecutive year...

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  15. Jose Altuve and Dee Gordon Both Have 100 Hits and 40 Steals Before Break

    Reaching 40 stolen bases over the course of a season is an accomplishment in itself, but two players have already managed to reach this mark in the first half of the season —a nd they are continuing to add to their totals...

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  16. Mets' Jacob deGrom 3rd in Franchise History with 2 11-K Outings in 1st 11 Starts

    With an 8-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets emerged victorious after striking out 11 batters over seven shutout innings, improving his record to 2-5 on the season...

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  17. Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Hits 100th Home Run of Career

    With Tuesday's fourth-inning long ball off the St. Louis Cardinals ' Carlos Martinez, Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates reached 100 career home runs, per MLB.com ...

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  18. Thomas Mueller Becomes 2nd Player to Score 5 Goals at Consecutive World Cups

    When Thomas Mueller scored the opening goal in Germany's shocking 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, Paul Carr of ESPN noted that he became just the second player to score five goals in back-to-back World Cups...

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  19. Germany's Miroslav Klose Becomes All-Time Leading World Cup Goalscorer

    With a goal in the 23rd minute of Germany's shocking 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, German forward Miroslav Klose became the all-time leader in World Cup goals with 16, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  20. Germany Pass Brazil to Become All-Time Leaders in World Cup Goals

    With their dominating and shocking 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, ESPN Stats & Info indicates Germany became the tournament's all-time leaders in goals with 223...

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  21. Brewers' Marco Estrada Threatening NL Record for Home Runs Allowed Before Break

    With one final outing scheduled before the the All-Star break, Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Marco Estrada is three home runs away from setting the National League record for most homers allowed before the break, per ESPN's Jayson Stark ...

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  22. Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt Sets Franchise Record for Doubles Before Break

    Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hit his 33rd double of the season in Monday's 9-1 win over the Miami Marlins ...

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  23. Astros' Jose Altuve Sets Franchise Record for Hits Before All-Star Break

    With his 124th hit of the season in Monday's 12-7 win over the Texas Rangers , Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve set a new franchise record for most hits by one player before the All-Star break, per CSN Houston's Julia Morales ...

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  24. Argentina's Lionel Messi to Pass Diego Maradona on Nation's All-Time Caps List

    As Argentina prepares for Wednesday's World Cup semifinal vs. the Netherlands, superstar Lionel Messi is poised to earn his 92nd international cap...

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  25. Yankees' Tanaka and Betances 1st Rookie Pitcher Teammates Selected as All-Stars

    The New York Yankees made a bit of history Sunday, becoming the first team in MLB history to have two rookie pitchers named to an All-Star team, per Elias Sports Bureau ...

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