Events in Sport on February 14

  • 1887 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
  • 1890 1st NSW v South Australia 1st-class cricket game
  • 1896 Stanley Cup: Winnipeg Victorias beat Montreal Victorias, 2-0

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1931 Don Bradman scores 152 for Australia v West Indies, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1934 NHL Ace Bailey Benefit Game: Toronto beats All-Stars 7-3 in Toronto
  • 1944 Carl Wick publishes "Salmon Trolling for Commercial & Sport Fishing"
  • 1950 Moroney scores cricket twin centuries for Australia at Johannesburg

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1951 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson
  • 1957 Georgia Senate unanimously approves Sen Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites
  • 1965 7th Daytona 500: Fred Lorenzen wins (141.539 MPH)

Sports record brokenNBA Record

1966 Wilt Chamberlain breaks NBA career scoring record at 20,884 points

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1971 13th Daytona 500: Richard Petty wins (144.462 MPH)
  • 1978 In girls' HS basketball, Chicago Latin beats Harvard St George
  • 1980 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, New York
  • 1982 24th Daytona 500: Bobby Allison wins (153.991 MPH)
  • 1987 53,745 largest NBA crowd to date-Philadelphia at Detroit

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1988 49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • 1988 30th Daytona 500: Bobby Allison wins (137.531 MPH)
  • 1992 Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)
  • 1993 35th Daytona 500: Dale Jarrett wins (154.972 MPH)
  • 1994 Alexander Golubev skates Olympic record 500m (36.33)

Sport awardSports Awards

1994 2nd ESPY Awards: Barry Bonds, Julie Krone win

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

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1995 The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • 1999 41st Daytona 500: Jeff Gordon wins (161.551 MPH)

Sport awardSports Awards

2000 8th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Mia Hamm win

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

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2010 Alexandre Bilodeau wins the Gold Medal in the freestyle skiing men's moguls event, becoming the first Canadian to win a Gold Medal during a Canadian-hosted Olympics

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist Alexandre Bilodeau
Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Alexandre Bilodeau
  • 2010 59th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 141-139 at Arlington, Texas
  • 2010 52nd Daytona 500: Jamie McMurray wins (137.284 MPH)
  • 2010 America's Cup: Team USA defeats Alinghi 2-0 to win in Spain

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2018 Winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010)

Snowboarder Shaun White
Snowboarder
Shaun White