Back in Time; February 3
The Twins trade perennial all-star and batting champ Rod Carew (right, pictured with Fred Lynn, Don Baylor and Reggie Jackson) to the Angels for Ken Landreaux, Dave Engle, Paul Hartzell and Brad Havens.
At Madison Square Garden in New York City, Carl Lewis breaks his own world record in the long jump by 9-1/4 inches.
Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott is suspended for one year due to racist comments.
Florida's Dino Ciccarelli (right) became the ninth NHL player to score 600 career goals.
The Houston Rockets retire Clyde Drexler's No. 22 jersey in a ceremony held before the Rockets' game against Philadelphia. Drexler becomes the fourth Rocket to have his jersey raised to the rafters of the Compaq Center, joining Calvin Murphy's No. 23, Moses Malone's No. 24 and Rudy Tomjanovich's No. 45.
In the XFL's debut, the Las Vegas Outlaws beat the New York/New Jersey Hitman,19-0, and the Orlando Rage beat the Chicago Enforcers, 33-29.
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots defeat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17, to win Super Bowl XXXVI. It is the first Super Bowl win for the Patriots.
Born on this Day
Fran Tarkenton (1940) <br>Bob Griese (1945) <br>Joe Coleman (1947) <br>Fred Lynn (1952) <br>Vlade Divac (1968, pictured) <br>Retief Goosen (1969) <br>Keith Carney (1970) <br>Sean Dawkins (1971) <br>Tyrone Poole (1972) <br>Dwayne Rudd (1976)