On This Day

February 7, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to referee a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl LV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominate defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9; MVP: Tom Brady, TB Bucs, QB; Brady's record 7th SB win

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Deaths in Sport

  • Leslie Laing, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold men's 4x400m relay 1952 WR 3:03.9), dies at 91
  • Mario Osbén, Chilean soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Unión Española, Colo Colo, Cobreloa), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Ralph Backstrom, Canadian ice hockey center (6 x Stanley Cup with Montreal Canadiens; 6 x NHL All-Star), dies at 83
2021 in Sport