On This Day

February 8, 1998 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

48th NBA All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden, NYC: East beats West, 135-114; MVP: Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls, F

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
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