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Today in sports history for Sunday, March 1

...1986 - Billy Cunningham, Tom Heinsohn and Red Holzman are named to the Basketball Hall of Fame.1988 - Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers becomes the NHL's all-time assist leader, breaking the longtime mark of Gordie Howe. In his ninth season, Gretzky...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...Miami's 99-93 loss to New York. O'Neal is the seventh player to reach 25,000 points and 10,000 rebounds.2008 - Edmonton records its NHL-record 13th shootout win of the season with a 4-3 victory over Detroit. The mark was previously held by...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

...Czechoslovakia.1993 - The San Jose Sharks tie an NHL record by losing 17 straight games, the latest a 6-0 defeat by the Edmonton Oilers.1994 - Loy Allen Jr. becomes the first Winston Cup rookie to win a pole in the Daytona 500. Allen is .031 seconds...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 15

...Rookie Wayne Gretzky ties the NHL record with seven assists in a game and sets a scoring record for first-year players in Edmonton's 8-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.1989 - Golden State picks up 25 steals against San Antonio in a 133-96 win...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb.11

...winning 20K cross-country relay team in the 1988 Olympics.2000 - In the first period of a 2-2 tie between Pittsburgh and Edmonton, Martin Straka of the Penguins scores twice in seven seconds. The NHL record for quickest goals is five seconds.2001...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Jan. 29

...000 points as the 76ers lose to Milwaukee 142-118.1985 - Edmonton's Jari Kurri scores his 100th point in the 39th game of the...shutout with 59 in a spectacular performance that help the Edmonton Oilers beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0. Scrivens tops the previous...
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...Joe DiMaggio is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.1960 - Pete Rozelle is chosen as commissioner of the NFL.1985 - Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky scores his 50th goal in the 49th game of the season, a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.1986...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 6

...comeback, scoring 12 of his 16 points in the third quarter.1981 - Wayne Gretzky has three goals and three assists in a 10-4 Edmonton victory over the Winnipeg Jets, giving him 100 points in the season.1983 - Green Bay's John Jefferson catches a touchdown...
Today in sports history

...Bernard King.2012 - Sam Gagner has four goals and four assists in the NHL's first eight-point game in 23 years, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 8-4.2013 - California Institute of Technology's baseball team ends a 228-game losing...
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