1902 Stanley Cup, Winnipeg Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Montreal HC beats Winnipeg Victorias, 2-1 for a 2-1 challenge series victory
1903 Stanley Cup: Montreal HC beats Winnipeg Victorias, 4-1 for a 2-1 challenge series win
1924 Jacob Tullin Thams of Norway wins ski jumping gold at the Chamonix Winter Olympics; in 1936 he earns a silver medal in sailing at Berlin Summer Games
1929 Archie Jackson scores 164 in Test Cricket debut v England at Adelaide
1931 National League adopts a deader baseball
1932 III Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York
1948 After winning the men’s downhill, French alpine skier Henri Oreiller takes the combined gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Olympics; becomes most successful athlete at these Games with a slalom bronze
1956 Soviet Union beats Canada, 2-0 at Cortina d’Ampezzo to clinch their first ever Olympic ice hockey gold medal; US takes silver, Canada bronze
1958 MLB Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950
1962 Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
1971 Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks
1973 Islanders & Sabres had a penalty free game
1976 XII Winter Olympic Games open in Innsbruck, Austria
1979 29th NBA All-Star Game, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Mi: West beats East, 134-129; MVP: David Thompson, Denver Nuggets, SG
1987 Stars & Stripes beats Australia’s Kookaburra 3, sweeps America’s Cup
1987 Sacramento Kings score only 4 points 1st quarter against Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954
1989 Australian cricketer Dean Jones scores 216 v WI at the Adelaide Oval
1990 Anders Holmertz swims world record 400 m freestyle (3:40.81)
1990 Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.69)
1990 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 27-21; MVP: Jerry Gray, LA Rams, DB
1990 St Petersburg Pelicans beat West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 to win 1st Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship
1995 Australian cricketer Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia
1995 Zimbabwe’s 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning
2001 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 38-17; MVP: Rich Gannon, Oakland Raiders, QB
2001 51st NHL All-Star Game, Pepsi Centre, Denver, CO: North America beats World, 14-12; MVP: Bill Guerin, Boston Bruins, RW
2013 Europol announces it will investigate over 680 football matches alleged to involve match fixing
2018 Super Bowl LII, US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN: Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots, 41-33; MVP: Nick Foles, Philadelphia, QB

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