February 2005 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 6 Super Bowl XXXIX, the New England Patriots win 24-21 over the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Feb 7 Britain's Ellen MacArthur becomes the fastest person to sail solo around the world taking 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes 33 seconds
  • Feb 13 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 38-27
  • Feb 16 2004-05 NHL season is canceled by league commissioner Gary Bettman. This was the first time that a North American professional sports league had to cancel a season due to a labor dispute
  • Feb 20 54th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Denver
  • Feb 20 47th Daytona 500: Jeff Gordon wins (135.173 MPH)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Retired baseball player Keith Hernandez (51) weds Kai Thompson in Miami Beach, Florida

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 2 Max Schmeling, German boxer (world heavyweight champion 1930-32), dies at 99
  • Feb 7 Bob Turner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)
  • Feb 12 Rafael Vidal, Venezuelan athlete (b. 1964)
  • Feb 13 Nelson Briles, baseball player (b. 1943)
  • Feb 13 Maurice Trintignant, French race car driver (b. 1917)
  • Feb 14 Najai Turpin, American boxer
  • Feb 17 Omar Sivori, Argentine footballer (b. 1935)
  • Feb 26 Ian Colquhoun, New Zealand cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55), dies at 80