On This Day

February 8, 1996 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • NFL & Cleveland allows Art Modell to move his NFL franchise to Balt but he had to leave the Browns' name behind

Deaths in Sport

  • Del Ennis, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1946, 51, 55; NL RBI leader 1950; Philadelphia Phillies), dies from complications of diabetes at 70