On This Day

February 3, 2019 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Super Bowl LIII, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA: New England Patriots beat Los Angeles Rams, 13-3; MVP: Julian Edelman, NE Patriots, WR; Patriots' 6th SB victory
  • Wreckage from light aircraft carrying EPL team Cardiff City's record signing Emiliano Sala is discovered on seabed of the English Channel; cause of death, head and trunk injuries

Deaths in Sport

  • Bob Friend, American baseball pitcher (4-time MLB All Star), dies from cardiac arrest at 88
  • Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), dies of diabetes complications at 55
2019 in Sport