On This Day

February 17, 2016 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nike ends endorsement deal with Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao after he made TV comments gay people are "worse than animals."

Deaths in Sport

  • Andy Ganteaume, Trinidadian cricketer (West Indian batsman who scored 112 in his only Test innings 1948), dies at 95
  • Tony Phillips, American MLB player (Oakland Athletics), dies at 56