On This Day

March 2, 2004 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis Colts sign quarterback Peyton Manning to a 7-year, $98 million deal with a $34.5 million signing bonus; largest package to date in the NFL

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • Pittsburgh Penguins end their NHL record 14-game home losing streak when they tie the visiting New York Islanders, 3-3
  • Saint Joseph's Hawks finish their college basketball season with an 82-50 win over St. Bonaventure; Hawks undefeated with a perfect 27-0 record in A-10 East Conference

Deaths in Sport

  • Marge Schott, American MLB owner (Cincinnati Reds), dies of pneumonia at 75
2004 in Sport