Sports Year In Review 2010

Wimbledon Sees Longest Tennis Match Ever
Wimbledon Sees Longest Tennis Match Ever
Begun on June 22, American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut battled for more than 11 hours of play over three days at the Wimbledon Championships. Isner won the first round match in a final game that lasted eight hours. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Giants Win World Series
Giants Win World Series
On Nov. 1, it took five nights and a final 3-1 game for the San Francisco Giants to take the World Series title from the Texas Rangers. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Brett Favre 'Sexts' Revealed
Brett Favre 'Sexts' Revealed
On Sept. 8, New York Jets "Gameday Host" Jenn Sterger revealed former team quarterback Brett Favre had sent her unwanted advances via text messages and graphic personal cameraphone photos. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Reporter Ines Sainz Claims Jets harassed Her
Reporter Ines Sainz Claims Jets harassed Her
On Sept. 11, Azteca TV reporter Ines Sainz claimed a New York Jets assistant coach and players harrassed her during practice. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
George Steinbrenner Dies At Age 80
George Steinbrenner Dies At Age 80
On July 13, before the 81st All-Star Game, iconic New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died of a heart attack in Tampa, Fla. "The Boss" had led the champion baseball franchise for 37 years. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
LeBron James Quits Cleveland
LeBron James Quits Cleveland
Capping weeks of media speculation with an hour-long TV special on July 8, NBA star LeBron James stunned his Cleveland Cavalier fans by announcing he would be leaving to sign with the Miami Heat. Copyright NBAE 2010 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints Win Super Bowl
New Orleans Saints Win Super Bowl
Quarterback Drew Brees led his New Orleans Saints to a 31-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts Feb. 7, 2010, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Lakers Win NBA Finals
Lakers Win NBA Finals
On June 17, the Los Angeles Lakers topped their Boston Celtics rivals 83-79 in Game 7 of the NBA finals. Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
World Cup Comes To South Africa
World Cup Comes To South Africa
In June, the United States' soccer team put in a fair showing at the 19th FIFA World Cup. Spain won the cup in a 1-0 match against the Netherlands. AFP PHOTO / RAJESH JANTILAL - NO PUSH TO MOBILE / MOBILE USE SOLELY WITHIN EDITORIAL ARTICLE - (Photo credit should read RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Ben Roethlisberger Suspended
Ben Roethlisberger Suspended
On April 21, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was given a six-game suspension by the NFL following an incident with a 20-year-old college student at a Georgia nightclub in March. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Duke Beats Butler In NCAA Championships
Duke Beats Butler In NCAA Championships
The Duke Blue Devils won a narrow 61-59 victory over the underdog Butler Bulldogs to claim the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament championship on April 5, 2010. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Winter Olympics Held In Vancouver
Winter Olympics Held In Vancouver
The United States took the overall medal count with 37 during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, but the home nation won the most gold with 14 medals. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
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ArtJam Party “For the love of Arts” FundraiserArtJam 2016 For the Love of Arts Education was on August 27th, downtown, Sacramento ArtJam is the Friends of the Art Commission (Friends) signature fundraising event. This interactive party, in its second year is designed to engage attendees in art making and revelry. Proceeds benefit arts education in Sacramento area public schools.
The 18th Annual Race for the Arts and Arts FestivalThe Race and Arts Festival was on August 27th at William Land Park Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, literary, cultural, and visual arts organizations, along with school music, literary, drama, and art programs.
Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser The Race for the Arts premiere event was on August 20th at the California State Railroad Museum. The 18th Annual Race will be on August 27th at William Land Park. Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, literary, cultural, and visual arts organizations, along with school music, literary, drama, and art programs.
Sacramento Region Business BBQ in the Vineyards and NetworkingBBQ in the Vineyards is the region's signature political event for networking. Many business, community, civic, and elected leaders attended the outdoor event at THE OLD SUGAR MILL, Clarksburg on August 18th. This event is a prime opportunity to connect with other members and the leaders who make decisions that affect your business. Region Business mission is advancing regional economic growth and vitality, promoting sustainable communities and creating jobs for the future.
Gallery: US Women's Basketball Team Wins Sixth Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal, Beats Spain 101-72US women's basketball team wins sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal, beats Spain 101-72.
Sacramento Railyards Grand Opening Celebration “The new roads will complete the Central City circulation system by providing close connections to downtown Sacramento, Old Sacramento, the Sacramento riverfront, the River District, and the future site of the 244-acre Railyards urban infill mixed-use development.” The ceremony was held on August 19th on the 5th Street Bridge and to celebrate the opening of 5th Street, 6th Street, and Railyards Boulevard. Event speakers included Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Councilmember Jeff Harris, City Manager John Shirey, Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty, and managing Partner of Downtown Railyard Venture Larry Kelley.
Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Gets 18 Years
Ryan Lochte At Rio Olympics

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