Sugar Ray Robinson regains his middleweight title for the fifth time when he defeats Carmen Basilio in a 12-round decision.
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The Philadelphia 76ers post the worst mark in NBA history at 9-73 with Roy Rubin (4-47) and Kevin Loughery (5-26, pictured) splitting the coaching chores.
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In a 7-2 victory over Calgary, Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky becomes the first player in the NHL to score 200 points in a season.
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Hartford Whalers announce their impending move from Connecticut following the 1996-97 season. The next year the team became the Carolina Hurricanes.
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Mike Tyson is released from jail after serving three years.
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Kenny Lofton, Alan Embree, Marquis Grissom and David Justice
The Indians send Kenny Lofton and Alan Embree to the Braves for Marquis Grissom and David Justice. The deal saves $5.8 million in salaries for Atlanta and helps the team sign hurlers Greg Maddux ($57.5 million, five-years) and Tom Glavine ($34 million, four-years).
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Born on this Day
Tom Glavine (1966) <br>Jeff Cross (1966) <br>Debi Thomas (1967) <br>Dale Davis (1969) <br>Magnus Larsson (1970) <br>Sheryl Swoopes (1971) <br>Lawrence Moten (1972) <br>Bob Sura (1973) <br>Wladimir Klitschko (1976) <br>Danica Patrick (1982, pictured) <br>Kyle Lowry (1986) <br>
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