On this Day in Sports History July 27
On this day in 2004, Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux won his 299th career game.
On this day in 2004, Gary Sheffield of the New York Yankees hit his 400th career homer.
On this day in 2011, Los Angeles Angles pitcher Ervin Santana threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians. The 3-1 victory was the first time in franchise history that a player threw a no-hitter while giving up a run.
On this day in 2001, Deion Sanders announced his retirement.
On this day in 2011, the North Carolina Tar Heels fired their football coach Butch Davis.
Tour de France
On this day in 1986, Greg Lemond became the first American to ever win the Tour de France.
On this day in 2003, Lance Armstrong won his fifth straight Tour de France.