On This Day

Events in Sport in February 2009

  • Feb 1 Super Bowl XLIII, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Arizona Cardinals, 27-23; MVP: Santonio Holmes, Pittsburgh, WR

Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Feb 1 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Spanish ace Rafael Nadal wins his first Australian title; beats Roger Federer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Feb 8 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 30-21; MVP: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals, WR

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

Feb 15 58th NBA All-Star Game, US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ: West beats East, 146-119; MVPs: Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers, F; Shaquille O'Neal, LA Lakers, C

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant
Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Feb 15 51st Daytona 500: Matt Kenseth wins shortened race; called off with 48 laps to go after a severe rainstorm hits the track