Events in Sport in August 2002

AgreementContract of Interest

Aug 1 In signing star linebacker Ray Lewis to a 5-year contract extension the Baltimore Ravens give him a $19m signing bonus, then the largest in NFL history

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 9 SF Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hits his 600th career home run

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Aug 18 84th PGA Championship: Rich Beem shoots a 278 at Hazeltine National Golf Club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Canadian Open Women's Golf, Summerlea GC: Meg Mallon wins by 3 from Michelle Ellis, Rosie Jones, Catriona Matthew & Michele Redman

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon