Back in Time: February 15
In a 4-2 victory over Vancouver, Boston's Phil Esposito scores his 1,000th NHL point.
Leon Spinks and Muhammad Ali
Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in 15 rounds to capture the heavyweight boxing title.
Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky ties an NHL record with seven assists in an 8-2 victory over Washington. Gretzky also set a rookie record of 96 points.
Dale Earnhardt wins NASCAR's Daytona 500 for the first time. The win occurred on his 20th attempt.
Washington's Mitch Richmond becomes the 26th player in NBA history to score 20,000 points when he tallied 18 points in a 102-78 loss to San Antonio.
After the Dragons released him for an undisclosed payment, the Red Sox acquire Kevin Millar from the Marlins. The 31-year-old, who had originally agreed to a two-year, $6.2 million deal to play in Japan, had a change of heart after at first rejecting Boston's waiver claim for him made in January .
Born on this Day
Ron Cey (1948) <br>Ken Anderson (1949)<br>Darrell Green (1960)<br>Mark Price (1964)<br>Edgar Bennett, (1969)<br>Jaromir Jagr (1972)<br>Amy Van Dyken (1973)<br>Ugueth Urbina (1974)<br>Russell Martin (1983)<br>