Happy Birthday: Ricky Rubio, two days early!
Happy Anniversary: Curt Schilling! In 2004 he led the Red Sox to a win over the Yankees in the ALCS with an injured ankle, famously becoming the "Bloody Sox Game."
Happy Trails: Big Tex! The 52-foot cowboy structure, which was at the Texas State fair, went up in flames due to an electrical malfunction.
Happy Birthday: Yoenis Cespedes!
Happy Anniversary: Bobby Valentine! In 2005 he was thrown in the air by his players, during the celebration of team winning the Japan League Championship.
Happy Trails: Evander Holyfield's retirement! He changed his mind and will not retire from boxing.
Happy Birthday: Ralph Wilson!
Happy Anniversary: Albert Pujols! In 2005 he hit a home off of Astros closer Bridge Lidge during the NLCS, that's still circling the earth.
Happy Trails: Kevin Love! He will miss 6-8 weeks of the Timberwolves season after breaking his hand.
Happy Birthday: Bryce Harper!
Happy Anniversary: Dennis Green! In 2006 he had his epic press conference following an Arizona Cardinals loss to the Bears on Monday Night Football.
Happy Trails: Phil Mickelson's $1 million shot! He missed the shot during the Broncos/Chargers half-time.
Happy Birthday: Brandon Weeden, a day late!
Happy Anniversary: Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush! In 2005 Reggie Bush pushed Matt Leinart into the end zone to finish USC's comeback win over Notre Dame.
Happy Birthday: Jerry Jones, a day early!
Happy Anniversary: Chicago Bears! In 2008 they took a 20-19 lead over the Falcons with six seconds left in the game, 2 plays and six seconds later, they would end up losing 22-20.
Happy Trails: Smush Parker's reputation! Kobe Bryant said he was the worst and shouldn't have been allowed to play in the NFL.
Happy Birthday: Terrell Suggs!
Happy Anniversary: Pedro Martinez and Don Zimmer! In 2003 Pedro threw Zimmer to the ground during a bench clearing brawl during a Yankees/Red Sox playoff game.
Happy Trails: Beano Cook, 1931-2012.
Happy Birthday: Brett Favre!
Happy Anniversary: Philadelphia Eagles fans! In 1999 they cheered as Michael Irvin layed motionless on the field.
Happy Trails: Alex Karras, 1935-2012.
Happy Birthday: Jimbo Fisher!
Happy Anniversary: Mario Williams! In 2011 he tore his pectoral muscle and missed the rest of the season for the Texans.
Happy Birthday: Tony Sparano, a day late!
Happy Anniversary: Brad Wing! In 2011 the LSU punter had his 58-yard fake punt for a touchdown called back because of an unsportsmanlike penalty, because he stretched his arms out before scoring.
Happy Trails: Troy Polamalu! He will not play in the Steelers/Texans game after he re-aggravated a calf injury during the Steelers/Eagles game.
Happy Birthday: Barry Switzer!
Happy Anniversary: Terrell Owens! In 2011 he retired from the NFL.
Happy Trails: Danny Amendola! He will miss the next six weeks after suffering a collarbone injury during the Cardinals/Rams game.
Happy Birthday: Jered Weaver!
Happy Anniversary: Vontae Davis! In 2009 he did the "shush" hand gesture to his home team fans after scoring on an interception during a Bills/Dolphins game.
Happy Trails: Omar Vizquel! He announced his retirement after playing 24 seasons in Major League Baseball.
Happy Birthday: Marques Haynes!
Happy Anniversary: Cecil Fielder! In 1990 he hit his league leading 50th and 51st home runs.
Happy Birthday: Tyson Chandler!
Happy Anniversary: Albert Haynesworth! In 2006 he was suspended six games for stepping on the head of Andre Gurode during a Cowboys/Titans game.
Happy Trails: Game #100! The Cubs loss their 100th game on the season, the first time since 1966.
Happy Birthday: Matt Cain!
Happy Anniversary: Joe Mauer! In 2006 he became the first catcher to win the American League Batting Title.
Happy Birthday: Lil Wayne!
Happy Anniversary: Tim Tebow! In 2008 he promised that Florida wouldn't lose another game after losing to Ole Miss. They would go on to win the BCS Championship.
Happy Trails: Mike Baxter home run! He was robbed of a home run during a Pirates/Mets game.
Happy Birthday: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist!
Happy Trails: first wild card spot in the National League! The Braves clinched their spot with a win over the Marlins.
Happy Birthday: Cheryl Tiegs!
Happy Anniversary: Steve Gleason! In 2006 he blocked a punt that helped the Saints win over the Falcons, their first game back in the Superdome since Hurricane Katrina.
Happy Trails: Notre Dame/Michigan rivalry! The two teams will no longer play one another after the 2014 college football season.
Happy Birthday: Dennis Allen, two days late!
Happy Anniversary: Michael Simko! In 2006 he dropkicked Don St. Denis' windshield, then threw his helmet into his driver side window, Denis then exited his car threw the previously broken windshield and the two brawled on the race track.
Happy Trails: Ozzie Guillen? Reports say there is a 75% chance that he may be fired after his first season as Marlins manager.
Happy Birthday: David Stern!
Happy Anniversary: Warren Sapp! In 2003 he caught a touchdown in a Buccaneers/Saints game and mimicked Beyoncé Knowles' booty dance from her "Crazy in Love" music video to celebrate.
Happy Trails: Billy Gillispie! He resigned as Texas Tech head basketball coach.
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