Back in Time: February 26
USA's David Jenkins wins Olympic Gold in men's figure skating.
Philadelphia's Julius Erving passes Elvin Hayes (27,313 points) as the third leading all-time scorer in pro basketball history during the 76ers' 116-97 loss at Milwaukee.
Margo Adams and Wade Boggs
Margo Adams' $12 million breach-of-contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs is thrown out by a California court. She claimed Boggs had promised her a salary and expenses during their four-year association.
Bill Veeck (pictured) and Tony Lazzeri are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
By playing five minutes in the Kings' 107-81 triumph over Utah, Sacramento's Chucky Brown set a league record by taking the floor with his 12th NBA team.
Born on this Day
Grover Cleveland Alexander (1887) <br>Bingo Smith (1946)<br>Wesley Walls (1966)<br>J T Snow (1968)<br>Rick Lyle (1971)<br>Marshall Faulk (1973)<br>Jenny Thompson (1973)<br>Mike Wilson (1975)<br>Tim Thomas (1977)<br>Josh Towers (1977)<br>Steve Blake (1980)<br>