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On This Day in Sports Odds History

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1990 (Soccer): As a -250 favorite, West Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup. Entering the tournament, West Germany was +600 to win the World Cup as Andreas Brehme scored the only goal of the game with a penalty kick in the 85th minute.

2000 (Tennis): Venus Williams wins her first Grand Slam singles title after defeating fellow American Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6. Williams entered the tournament at +500 to win the tournament.

2000 (MLB): With a score of 4-2 in each game, the New York Yankees sweep the New York Mets in the 1st double-ballpark doubleheader since 1903. The Yankees were -150 home-favorites in game 1 and +120 road-underdogs in the second game where former Met Dwight Gooden earned his first victory in Shea Stadium since 1994.

2014 (Soccer): As a +190 underdog, Germany defeats tournament host Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals. It was the largest margin of victory in a World Cup semifinal match. Germany would go on to defeat Argentina 1-0 in the Finals.