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Posted on: Sunday, February 14, 2010

On this date: 1988 Bobby Allison outduels son Davey to win the Daytona 500


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1951 Sugar Ray Robinson wins the middleweight title with a technical knockout in the 13th round over Jake LaMotta in Chicago.

1953 Bill Chambers of William & Mary grabs 51 rebounds in a 105-84 victory over Virginia.

1975 Julius Erving of the New York Nets scores 63 points in a 176-166 quadruple overtime loss to the San Diego Conquistadors. The 342 points set an ABA record.

1977 Philadelphia's Al Hill sets a record for most points in an NHL debut with five points two goals and three assists in a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues.

1986 Wayne Gretzky gets seven assists as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Quebec Nordiques 8-2.

1988 Bobby Allison outduels 26-year-old son Davey to win the Daytona 500 and becomes the first 50-year-old to win NASCAR's premier event.

1990 Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins ends his 46-game scoring streak, the second-longest in NHL history, leaving after two periods of a 4-3 overtime victory over the New York Rangers.

1992 Speedskater Bonnie Blair becomes the first American woman in 40 years to win two gold medals in the Winter Olympics when she takes the 1,000 meters. Toni Nieminen, 16, becomes the youngest male Winter Olympic champion ever, leading Finland to the team ski jumping title. He's a day younger than American bobsledder Bill Fiske was in 1928.

1998 Mississippi wins on Kentucky's homecourt for the first time since 1927 with a 73-64 victory. It's the Rebels' first win in 20 games in Rupp Arena and the second in 45 contests at Kentucky.

2004 Anaheim's Sergei Fedorov is the first Russian-born player to collect 1,000 points with an assist on Keith Carney's goal in the second period of the Ducks' 2-1 win over Vancouver.

2004 Philadelphia's Sean Burke wins his 300th career game by stopping 25 shots in a 6-2 win over the Rangers. Burke is the 20th goalie to reach the milestone.

2005 Savannah State is 0-for-the-season, becoming the second NCAA Division I school in a half-century to go through an entire season without a win, losing to Florida A&M 49-44 to finish 0-28.