February 24, 1989 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Harold E Ballard sells CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats to David Braley
  • Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Durán wins 4th world title in different weight divisions when he beats Iran Barkley in a 12 round split decision in Atlantic City; 37 year old Durán wins WBC middleweight title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kosta Koufos, American-Greek basketball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Sparky Adams, American baseball player (b. 1894)