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FEBRUARY 24….RICHMOND BOYS BASKETBALL VS FT. WAYNE WAYNE….7:30PM
MARCH 8….EARLHAM BASEBALL VS. OLIVET….3:30PM
MARCH 12….EARLHAM BASEBALL VS. OBERLIN…12:00 AND 3:00PM
MARCH 15….EARLHAM BASEBALL VS. HEIDELBERG….4:00PM
MARCH 18….EARLHAM BASEBALL VS. WILMINGTON….1:00 AND 3:30PM
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IHSAA WEEKLY COMMISSIONERS REPORT-FEB 15
THE BEST AND WORST OF BASEBALL’S MODERN ERA I recently wrote about a new statistical baseball book called “The Best and Worst of Baseball’s Modern Era”, written by G. Scott Thomas. He uses a different formula to determine the “best...read more
2017 TAMPA BAY RAYS PREVIEW MANAGER: Kevin Cash 2016 RECORD: 68-94 FIVE YEAR WINNING TREND: 2012: 90 2013: 92 2014: 77 2015: 80 2016: 68 2016 BY THE NUMBERS: Batting: .243 Total Bases: 2333 Slugging %: .426 On-Base%: .307 OPS:...read more
IU WOMEN'S RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Senior Day is upon Indiana Women's Basketball as it hosts the Iowa Hawkeyes in its regular season home finale on Wednesday night. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET and will be live on BTN Plus....read more
BALL STATE RELEASE MUNCIE, Ind. -- The Ball State men's basketball team maintained solo possession of first place in the Mid-American Conference West Division with a come-from-behind, 79-72 victory over Eastern Michigan Tuesday at...read more
CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP #8 Union City 24-4 vs. #1 Wood Memorial 27-1, Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 10:30 COACHES: Union City: Sarah Black, 85-51 6th season. Wood Memorial: Johnnie Bartley, 233-231 19th season....read more
Place Final Score 1 Isaac Khamis 11 Richmond 496.25 2 Aiden Werner 11 Pike 428.65 3 Jared Hilt 12 Warren Central 405.65 4 Caleb Whicker 12 Crawfordsville 398.40 5 Sean Wolfe 12 Danville 396.70 6 Dylan Porter 11 Danville 395.15 7 Benjamin Rader 11 Greenfield Central...read more
PURDUE RELEASE Accustomed to dominating in stretches lately, the 14th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the other end of a big score and needed a savior against a gritty Penn State team on Tuesday night. Enter Ryan...read more
INDIANA RELEASE IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Indiana University men's basketball team fell on the road at Iowa City to the Iowa Hawkeyes, 96-90, on Tuesday night. With the loss, Indiana moved to 15-13 on the season overall and to 5-10 in...read more
BOYS HS BASKETBALL-NCC/AREA Carmel 64 Indy Tech 62 Guerin Catholic 63 Anderson 56 Kokomo 53 Fishers 50 Lafayette Jeff 70 Rennselaer Central 53 Centerville 58 Wapahani 49 Connersville 63 Northeastern 56 OT Cowan 52 Union 41 Hagerstown 73 Tri...read more
Buckeyes face Utah, No. 5 Oregon State Thursday-Sunday at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Ariz. COLUMBUS, Ohio - For the first time in 20 years, the Ohio State baseball team will travel west to the Valley of the Sun. The Buckeyes will play four games in the desert this...read more
INDIANA BOYS AP BASKETBALL POLLS 4A Fort Wayne North New Albany Logansport Warren Central Carmel McCutcheon North Central Castle Floyd Central Crown Point 3A Culver Academy Northwood Brownstown Crispus Attucks Twin Lakes Evansville Bosse Griffith Tri-West Salem Manual...read more
FLORENCE, Ky. - Indiana University East's Tia King was the unanimous selection for River States Conference women's basketball Player of the Year in the league's all-conference voting announced Feb. 21. King was one of seven IU East...read more
DOIN' A LITTLE EAST COAST SWING: Butler returns to the road for another match-up of Top 25 teams when the Bulldogs travel to Philadelphia for a Wednesday night contest at second-ranked Villanova. The game also pairs the teams that...read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Indiana University East's Kyle Pipenger was one of four players picked for the 2017 NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam 3-point contest. The 3-point festivities take place March 18 and are in conjunction with the 80th Annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I...read more
The Indiana Boy’s sectional tournament begins next week. Here are the favorites of the local sectionals. Each sectional is based on the Sagarin Ratings, sectional draw and sectional sites. @ NEW CASTLE GAME 1....Mt. Vernon vs. Connersville (Season Series:...read more
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL #12 West Virginia 77 Texas 62 Miami FL 54 #16 Virginia 48 OT #19 Florida State 104 Boston College 72 Iowa State 82 Texas 80 OT WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL #12 Ohio State 98 #2 Maryland 87 #4 Baylor 70 #6 Texas 67...read more
For the first time in program history, the Wright State baseball team appears in the Baseball America weekly poll as the Raiders are ranked #25 in this week's poll, which was released on Monday. Wright State opened the season this past weekend by winning two of three...read more
For the second time this season, junior guard Chelsea Welch of the Wright State women's basketball team has been selected as the Horizon League Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the league office. Welch (Kettering, OH/Fairmont) scored 46 points in two...read more
Junior lefthander Danny Sexton of the Wright State baseball team has been named as the first Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for 2017, it was announced Monday by the league office. Sexton (Pataskala, OH/Watkins Memorial) made his Raider debut an impressive one as...read more
For the first time in program history, the Wright State women's basketball team appears in the Associate Press weekly poll as the Raiders received a vote in this week's poll, which was released on Monday. Wright State (22-5, 14-1 Horizon), which tied a program record...read more
Player of the Week Dan Durkin, Michigan State Sr. – Tinley Park, Ill. – Victor J. Andrew Led the Spartans to a four-game sweep of Abilene Christian Batted .500 on the week with nine hits, 11 RBI and one home run Tallied four extra-base hits...read more
Player of the Week Melo Trimble, Maryland G – Jr. – 6-3 – Upper Marlboro, Md. – Bishop O’Connell Averaged 29.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in the Terrapins’ road split at Northwestern and nationally-ranked Wisconsin For...read more
Player of the Week Tori Jankoska, Michigan State G – Sr. – Freeland, Mich. – Freeland • Averaged 26.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 3.5 blocks per game with a .543 field goal percentage and .458 three-point percentage in Michigan...read more
Heading into this week's slate, Purdue and Wisconsin currently sit atop the Big Ten standings with 11-3 conference records. Maryland is in third place at 10-4, while Northwestern is alone in fourth place at 9-5. Michigan State and Minnesota...read more
AP WOMEN’S BASKETBALL POLL CONNECTICUT MARYLAND MISSISSIPPI STATE BAYLOR NOTRE DAME TEXAS SOUTH CAROLINA FLORIDA STATE STANFORD OREGON STATE WASHINGTON OHIO STATE DUKE LOUISVILLE UCLA OKLAHOMA MIAMI FL NC STATE DEPAUL SYRACUSE DRAKE KENTUCKY TEMPLE MISSOURI...read more
BEST NON-POWER CONFERENCE NCAA TEAMS
Gonzaga 2013: 1 seed, lost second round.
Houston 1983: 1 seed, lost national final.
Indiana State 1979: 1 seed, lost national final.
Massachusetts 1995: 2 seed, lost regional final.
Massachusetts 1996: 1 seed, lost Final Four.
Memphis 1983: 4 seed, lost regional semifinal.
Memphis 2008: 1 seed, lost national final.
Saint Joseph’s 2004: 1 seed, lost regional final.
San Francisco 1977: lost first round.
Temple 1988: 1 seed, lost regional final.
UNLV 1983: 3 seed, lost second round.
UNLV 1987: 1 seed, lost Final Four.
UNLV 1990: 1 seed, won national championship.
UNLV 1991: 1 seed, lost Final Four.
TOP 10 MLB LEADERS ALL-TIME RBI
- Hank Aaron 2,297
- Babe Ruth 2,218
- Alex Rodriguez 2,086
- Lou Gehrig 1,997
- Barry Bonds 1,996
- Ty Cobb 1,961
- Stan Musial 1,951
- Jimmie Foxx 1,922
- Eddie Murray 1,917
- Willie Mays 1,903
2017 FANTASY BASEBALL’S TOP 25
- Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
- Mookie Betts, Boston
- Clayton Kershaw, LA Dodgers
- Jose Altuve, Houston
- Nolan Arenado, Colorado
- Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona
- Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs
- Carlos Correa, Houston
- Max Scherzer, Washington
- Buster Posey, San Francisco
- Miguel Cabrera, Detroit
- Josh Donaldson, Toronto
- Bryce Harper, Washington
- Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco
- Xander Bogaerts, Boston
- Robinson Cano, Seattle
- Chris Sale, Boston
- Corey Seager, LA Dodgers
- Christian Yelich, Seattle
- Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
- Ryan Braun, Milwaukee
- Joey Votto, Cincinnati
- Corey Kluber, Cleveland
- Francisco Lindor, Cleveland
- Noah Syndergaard, NY Mets
2/15/2017 First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL – WEDNESDAY
Michigan at Rutgers
Vanderbilt at Tennessee
Fordham at Duquesne
DePaul at Georgetown
Southern Illinois at Illinois State
TCU at Kansas
Northern Iowa at Indiana State
Xavier at Seton Hall
Duke at Syracuse
St. Bonaventure at St. Joseph’s
Central Florida at Temple
St. Louis at VCU
Pittsburgh at Wake Forest
Missouri State at Bradley
North Dakota State at Oral Roberts
Drake at Loyola Chicago
Texas A&M at Arkansas
Minnesota at Maryland
UNLV at Air Force
Oregon at California
Providence at Creighton
Connecticut at Houston
Omaha at Denver
Oklahoma State at Kansas State
Louisville at North Carolina
Butler at Villanova
Boise State at Nevada
Fresno State at San Diego State
Oregon State at Stanford
1980 – The United States Olympic Hockey Team defeats the Soviet Union 4-3 in the semifinals of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. The Soviet team had been undefeated in Olympic hockey since 1968.
RHS BOYS B-BALL
February 24…. Fort Wayne Wayne
2017 INDIANA BASEBALL SCHEDULE
February 17 vs. Gonzaga @ Surprise, Arizona
February 18 vs. Duke @ Surprise, Arizona
February 19 vs. Gonzaga @ Surprise, Arizona
February 20 vs. Oregon State @ Surprise, Arizona
February 24 at Florida Atlantic
February 25 at Florida Atlantic
February 26 at Florida Atlantic
March 1 at Cincinnati
March 3 at Samford
March 4 at Samford
March 5 at Samford
March 7 at Evansville
March 10 Middle Tennessee
March 11 Middle Tennessee
March 12 Middle Tennessee
March 15 at Hawaii
March 16 at Hawaii
March 17 at Hawaii
March 18 Hawaii
March 22 Cincinnati
March 24 at Northwestern
March 25 at Northwestern
March 26 at Northwestern
March 28 Evansville
March 29 Indiana State
March 31 Nebraska
April 1 Nebraska
April 2 Nebraska
April 4 Ball State
April 7 at Purdue
April 8 at Purdue
April 9 at Purdue
April 11 at Indiana State
April 14 Minnesota
April 15 Minnesota
April 16 Minnesota
April 19 Butler
April 21 at Michigan
April 22 at Michigan
April 23 at Michigan
April 25 Ball State at Indianapolis
April 28 Maryland
April 29 Maryland
April 30 Maryland
May 5 Xavier
May 6 Xavier
May 7 Xavier
May 9 at Kentucky
May 12 Penn State
May 13 Penn State
May 14 Penn State
May 16 Louisville
May 18 at Ohio State
May 19 at Ohio State
May 20 at Ohio State
May 24 through May 28 Big Ten tournament at Bloomington
2017 PURDUE BASEBALL SCHEDULE
February 17 at Texas State
February 18 at Texas State 2
February 19 at Texas State
February 24 at Arkansas Little Rock
February 25 at Arkansas Little Rock
February 26 at Arkansas Little Rock
March 3 at Southeast Missouri State
March 4 at Southeast Missouri State
March 5 at Southeast Missouri State
March 10 at Cal State Northridge
March 11 at Cal State Northridge
March 12 at Cal State Northridge
March 13 at Cal State Northridge
March 16 at Santa Clara
March 17th at Santa Clara
March 18 at Santa Clara 2
March 22 at Ball State
March 24 at Iowa
March 25 at Iowa
March 26 at Iowa
March 28 Kent State
March 29 Valparaiso
March 31 at Ohio State
April 1 at Ohio State
April 2 at Ohio State
April 4 Indiana State
April 7 Indiana
April 8 Indiana
April 9 Indiana
April 11 at Louisville
April 14 at Rutgers
April 15 at Rutgers
April 16 at Rutgers
April 18 Ball State
April 19 at Indiana State
April 21 Illinois
April 22 Illinois
April 23 Illinois
April 26 at Fort Wayne
April 28 St. Louis
April 29 St. Louis
April 30 St. Louis
May 5 Northwestern
May 6 the Northwestern
May 7 Northwestern
May 9 at Valparaiso
May 10 Butler
May 12 Michigan
May 13 Michigan
May 14 Michigan
May 16 Fort Wayne at Kokomo
May 18 at Minnesota
May 19 at Minnesota
May 20 at Minnesota
EARLHAM BASEBALL SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 4 at Sewanee (2)….12:00 and 3:00
Sunday, March 5 at Sewanee….12:00
Wednesday, March 8 vs. Olivet….3:30
Sunday, March 12 vs. Oberlin….12:00 and 3:30
Wednesday, March 15 vs. Heidelberg….4:00
Saturday, March 18 vs. Wilmington….1:00 and 3:30pm
Sunday, March 19 vs. Wilmington….12:00
Wednesday, March 22 vs. Wittenberg….4:00
Friday, March 24 at Rose Hulman….6:00
Saturday, March 25 at Rose-Hulman….12:00 and 3:00
Tuesday, March 28 vs. Bluffton….4:15
Friday, March 31 vs. Franklin….4:15
Saturday, April 1 vs. Franklin….12:00 and 3:30
Tuesday, April 4 vs. Bluffton….4:15
Friday, April 7 at Manchester…. 4:15
Saturday, April 8 at Manchester…. 12:00 and 3:30
Tuesday, April 11 at Mount St. Joseph….6:00
Friday, April 14 at Defiance….4:15
Saturday, April 15 at Defiance….12:00 and 3:00
Tuesday, April 18 at Mount St. Joseph….6:00
Wednesday, April 19 at Wabash….4:00
Friday, April 21 at Anderson….4:00
Saturday, April 22 at Anderson….12:00 and 3:00
Tuesday, April 25 vs. Bluffton….4:15
Wednesday, April 26 at Wittenberg….6:00
Friday, April 28 vs. Transylvania….4:15
Saturday, April 29 vs. Transylvania….12:00 and 3:30
Tuesday, May 2 vs. Mount St. Joseph….4:00
Thursday, April 4 vs. Hanover….5:00
Friday, April 5 vs. Hanover….12:00 and 3:30
2017 CINCINNATI REDS SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
FRIDAY FEB 24 VS. SAN FRANCISCO 1:05
SATURDAY FEB 25 VS. CLEVELAND 1:05
SUNDAY FEB 26 VS. SAN FRANCISCO 1:05
MONDAY FEB 27 VS. ARIZONA 1:05
TUESDAY FEB 28 VS. CHICAGO WHITESOX 1:05
WEDNESDAY MARCH 1 VS. MILWAUKEE 1:05
THURSDAY MARCH 2 VS. CHICAGO CUBS 1:05
FRIDAY MARCH 3 VS. CHICAGO CUBS 1:05
SATURDAY MARCH 4 VS. KANSAS CITY 1:05
SUNDAY MARCH 5 VS. LOS ANGELES ANGELS 1:10
TUESDAY MARCH 7 VS. KANSAS CITY 1:05
WEDNESDAY MARCH 8 VS. LOS ANGELES ANGELS 1:05
THURSDAY MARCH 9 VS. OAKLAND 1:05
FRIDAY MARCH 10 VS. COLORADO 1:05
SATURDAY MARCH 11 VS. SAN FRANCISCO 1:05 SS
SATURDAY MARCH 11 VS. SEATTLE 1:10 SS
SUNDAY MARCH 12 VS. MILWAUKEE 1:05 SS
SUNDAY MARCH 12 VS COLORADO 1:05 SS
MONDAY MARCH 13 VS OAKLAND 1:05
TUESDAY MARCH 14 VS. LOS ANGELES DODGERS 1:05
WEDNESDAY MARCH 15. VS. SAN DIEGO 1:05
FRIDAY MARCH 17 VS. CLEVELAND 6:05
SATURDAY MATCH 18 VS. TEXAS 1:05
SUNDAY MARCH 19 VS. SAN DIEGO 1:05
MONDAY MARCH 20 VS. KANSAS CITY 1:05
TUESDAY MARCH 21 VS. LOS ANGELES ANGELS 1:05
WEDNESDAY MARCH 22 VS. CHICAGO CUBS 6:05
THURSDAY MARCH 23 VS. CHICAGO WHITESOX 1:05
FRIDAY MACH 24 VS. MILWAUKEE 1:10
SATURDAY MARCH 25 VS. OAKLAND 1:05 SS
SATURDAY MARCH 25 VS. CHICAGO CUBS 1:05
SUNDAY MARCH 26 VS. SEATTLE 1:05 SS
SUNDAY MARCH 26 VS. CHICAGO CUBS 1:05 SS
MONDAY MARCH 27 VS. SAN FRANCISCO 1:05
TUESDAY MARCH 28 VS. LOS ANGELES DODGERS 1:05
FRIDAY MARCH 31 VS. LOUISVILLE 6:15
SATURDAY APRIL 1..REDS FUTURE DAY @ DAYTON
BOYS HS BASKETBALL-NCC/AREA
Carmel 64 Indy Tech 62
Guerin Catholic 63 Anderson 56
Kokomo 53 Fishers 50
Lafayette Jeff 70 Rennselaer Central 53
Centerville 58 Wapahani 49
Connersville 63 Northeastern 56 OT
Cowan 52 Union 41
Hagerstown 73 Tri 49
Winchester 84 South Adams 59
Franklin County 53 South Dearborn 28
New Castle 63 Mississinewa 53
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
#9 Baylor 60 Oklahoma 54
#13 Florida 81 South Carolina 66
#14 Purdue 74 Penn State 70 OT
#25 Wichita State 109 Evansville 83
Ball State 79 Eastern Michigan 72
Kent State 77 Buffalo 69
Northern Illinois 89 Central Michigan 66
Dayton 83 George Mason 70
Ohio 79 Miami Ohio 62
Western Michigan 61 Toledo 56 OT
Northern Kentucky 83 Wright State 76
Virginia Tech 71 Clemson 70
North Carolina State 71 Georgia Tech 69
Illinois 66 Northwestern 50
Marquette 93 St. John 71
Bowling Green 66 Akron 65
Iowa 96 Indiana 90 OT
Ole Miss 87 Mississippi State 82 OT
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Kansas State 79 #16 Oklahoma 71
Ottawa 2 New Jersey 1
Montréal 3 NY Rangers 2
Pittsburgh 3 Carolina 1
Toronto 5 Winnipeg 4
NY Islanders 3 Detroit 1
Tampa Bay 4 Edmonton 1
Calgary 6 Nashville 5
Chicago 5 Minnesota 3
Los Angeles 2 Colorado 1
UPCOMING PACERS SCHEDULE
Friday February 24 vs. Memphis 7:00
Saturday February 25 at Miami 8:00
Monday February 27 at Houston 9:30
Wednesday March 1 at San Antonio 8:30
Sunday March 5 at Atlanta 1:00
- 1882 – With 120 miles James Saunders wins New York City’s 24-hour race and $100 prize.
- 1888 – John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers, New York).
- 1920 – In Emeryville, New York, the first dog race track to employ an imitation rabbit opens.
- 1956 – First British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth versus Newcastle United.
- 1957 – Jockey Ted Atkinson records his 3,500th win.
- 1958 – Australian swimmer Jon Konrads sets six world records in two days.
- 1959 – First Daytona 500 auto race; Lee Petty wins (135.521 MPH).
- 1962 – Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts.
- 1967 – Sling-shot goal post and 6-feet wide border around field are standard in NFL.
- 1969 – First female US thoroughbred pari-mutuel jockey win (Barbara Jo Rubin).
- 1976 – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic.
- 1979 – Billy Martin named manager of Oakland Athletics.
- 1980 – The United States Olympic Hockey Team defeats the Soviet Union 4-3 in the semifinals of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. The Soviet team had been undefeated in Olympic hockey since 1968.
- 1981 – Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.
- 1983 – Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 1500 metre freestyle swimming record.
- 1984 – Brothers Anton and Peter Stastny score 8 points each for NHL Québec Nordiques.
- 1987 – Bruno Marie-Rose runs world record 200 metre indoor (20.36 seconds).
- 1988 – Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 metre (39.10 seconds).
- 1990 – First day India versus New Zealand cricket at Auckland New Zealand 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps.
- 1991 – Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, versus New Zealand at Hamilton.
- 1992 – Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament.
- 1993 – Vinod Kambli scores 224 versus England at Bombay, 411 balls, 23 fours.
- 1997 – Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
- 1998 – XVIII Olympic Winter Games close at Nagano, Japan.
- 2003 – In his first fight after losing to Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson beats Clifford Etienne by first round knock-out in a fight held at The Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
- 1884 – Birth of Abraham “Abe” Attell; boxing hall of famer.
- 1896 – Birth of Edvin Wide in Sweden; 10km runner (Olympics-silver-1924).
- 1915 – Birth of Gus Lesnevich; light heavyweight boxing champion (1947 fight of year).
- 1917 – Birth of Jack Robertson; cricket player (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests).
- 1918 – Birth of Charles O Finley; baseball team owner (Oakland Athletics).
- 1918 – Birth of Sid Abel; NHL player (1948-49 Hart Trophy).
- 1929 – Birth of Ryne Duren; New York Yankees’ near-sighted pitcher.
- 1934 – Birth of George “Sparky” Anderson in South Dakota, USA; baseball manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers).
- 1937 – Birth of Tommy Aaron in Gainesville, Georgia, USA; PGA golfer (1973 Masters, 1969 Canadian Open).
- 1939 – Birth of Steve Barber; pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees).
- 1940 – Birth of Chet Walker; NBA all-star forward (Chicago Bulls).
- 1943 – Birth of Dick Van Arsdale; NBA all-star (New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns).
- 1943 – Birth of Tom Van Arsdale; NBA all-star (Detroit, Cincinnati, Kansas City-Omaha, Philadelphia).
- 1944 – Birth of Ranjit Fernando; Sri Lankan cricket wicketkeeper (1975 World Cup).
- 1948 – Birth of Dennis Awtrey; NBA center (Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns).
- 1949 – Birth of Nikki Lauda in Austria; Formula One auto racer (world champion 1975, 1977, 1984).
- 1950 – Birth of Julius Erving; ABA/NBA forward (Virginia Squirers, New York Nets, Philadelphia 76ers).
- 1952 – Birth of Wayne John Levi in Little Falls, New York, USA; PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open).
- 1956 – Birth of Amy Alcott in Kansas City, Missouri, USA; LPGA golfer (1983 Nabisco Dinah Shore, Vare Trophy 1980, 1983).
- 1961 – Birth of Marla O’Hara in Gardena, California, USA; WPVA volleyball player (Santa Cruz-third-1991).
- 1961 – Birth of Mike Morris; NFL center (Minnesota Vikings).
- 1962 – Birth of Lenda Murray in Detroit, Michigan, USA; body builder (four times Ms Olympia).
- 1962 – Birth of Lisa Jacquin; equestrian show jumper (Olympics-1996).
- 1963 – Birth of Dave Besteman in Madison, Wisconsin, USA; speed skater (Olympics-1994).
- 1963 – Birth of Devon Malcolm; cricket player (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95).
- 1963 – Birth of Vijay Singh in Lautoka, Fiji; PGA golfer (1993 Buick Classic).
- 1964 – Birth of Gigi Fernandez [Beatriz] in San Juan, Puerto Rico; US tennis star (Olympics-gold-1996, 1988 US Open Doubles).
- 1965 – Birth of Chris Dudley; NBA center (New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers).
- 1965 – Birth of Joe Reekie in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- 1965 – Birth of Pat LaFontaine in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA; NHL center (Olympics-1984, New York Islanders, New York Rangers).
- 1966 – Birth of Brent Severyn in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada; NHL defenseman (New York Islanders).
- 1967 – Birth of Marianne Ihalainen; ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics-1998).
- 1967 – Birth of Steve Broussard; NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks).
- 1968 – Birth of Jayson Williams; NBA center (New Jersey Nets).
- 1968 – Birth of Abeyratne Samarasekera in United Arab Emirates; cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup).
- 1968 – Birth of Johanne Samarasekera in United Arab Emirates; cricket opening bowler (1996 World Cup).
- 1968 – Birth of Reggie Rivers; NFL running back (Denver Broncos).
- 1969 – Birth of Kahryn Tough in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; volleyball (Olympics-1996).
- 1969 – Birth of Leslie Spalding in Billings, Montana, USA; golfer (Montana Women’s Amateur-1990, 1991).
- 1969 – Birth of Mark Chmura; NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31).
- 1969 – Birth of Shawn Jefferson; NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots).
- 1970 – Birth of Adam Keefe; NBA forward (Utah Jazz).
- 1970 – Birth of Dominic Roussel in Hull, Quebec, Canada; NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets).
- 1970 – Birth of Leo Stefan; hockey forward (Team Germany 1998).
- 1971 – Birth of Barry Smith; 100 metre/200 metre runner.
- 1971 – Birth of Gilbert Brown; NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31).
- 1971 – Birth of Jason Marshall in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada; NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- 1971 – Birth of Lisa Fernandez in Lakewood, California, USA; softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-1996).
- 1971 – Birth of Max Lane; NFL tackle (New England Patriots).
- 1971 – Birth of Mohammed Sylla; soccer player (Willem II, FC Martigues).
- 1971 – Birth of Rico Mack; WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals).
- 1972 – Birth of Michael Chang in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA; tennis star (1989 French Open).
- 1973 – Birth of James Christensen; NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons).
- 1973 – Birth of Kate Sage; Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-1996).
- 1973 – Birth of Ntala Skinner in Sun Valley, Idaho, USA; biathlete (Olympics-1994).
- 1974 – Birth of Aaron Gavey in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- 1974 – Birth of Kyoko Nagatsuka in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; tennis star (1996 Hobart).
- 1975 – Birth of Charles O’Bannon; NBA guard (Detroit Pistons).
- 1975 – Birth of Gregory Maddalone in Schenectady, New York, USA; dance skater (and Demkowski).
- 1977 – Birth of Melanie Schnell in Radstadt, Austria; tennis star (1994 semi Surabaya).
- 1985 – Birth of Hameur Bouazza; Fulham F.C. football player.
2017 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule
|2/18||Daytona International Speedway (Unlimited)|
|2/19||Daytona International Speedway (Daytona 500 Qualifying)|
|2/23||Daytona International Speedway (Duel)|
|3/5||Atlanta Motor Speedway|
|3/12||Las Vegas Motor Speedway|
|3/19||Phoenix International Raceway|
|3/26||Auto Club Speedway|
|4/9||Texas Motor Speedway|
|4/23||Bristol Motor Speedway|
|4/30||Richmond International Raceway|
|5/20||Charlotte Motor Speedway (NASCAR All-Star Race)|
|5/28||Charlotte Motor Speedway|
|6/4||Dover International Speedway|
|6/18||Michigan International Speedway|
|7/1||Daytona International Speedway|
|7/16||New Hampshire Motor Speedway|
|7/23||Indianapolis Motor Speedway|
|8/6||Watkins Glen International|
|8/13||Michigan International Speedway|
|8/19||Bristol Motor Speedway|
|9/9||Richmond International Raceway|
|9/24||New Hampshire Motor Speedway|
|10/1||Dover International Speedway|
|10/7||Charlotte Motor Speedway|
|11/5||Texas Motor Speedway|
|11/12||Phoenix International Raceway|