July 31st, 2021 was highlighted by Kevin Durant becoming the all-time leading scorer in USA Olympics history, passing Carmelo Anthony. Cleveland Browns extended RB Nick Chubb on a 3y/$37M deal while the division-rival Baltimore Ravens added to their impressive EDGE group with the signing of veteran Justin Houston. Anthony Rizzo is enjoying an all-time start to his Yankees career while Javy Baez’s first game as a Met ended in a walk-off thanks to his HR to kickstart the comeback. White Sox Catcher Seby Zavala had a historic 3-HR game.
See what happened in sports on July 31st last year, headlined by the NBA’s first full day back since the season was suspended in March. This daily sports article includes real headlines only (no clickbait rumors), all of the best highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, the main games to watch, top performances of the day, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history.