This week in sports history

Feb. 8, 1991—Roger Clemens signs Red Sox contract for a whopping $5,380,250 per year
Feb. 9, 1986Marvin Johnson wins light heavyweight boxing title for the third time
Feb. 10, 1974—Judy Ikenberry wins first U.S. women’s marathon (2:55:17)
Feb. 11, 1984—Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short-handed season scoring record at 11
Feb. 12, 1876—Al Spalding opens his sporting good shop
Feb. 13, 1990—Larry Bird ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games
Feb. 14, 1980—13th Olympic Winter Games open in Lake Placid, N.Y.
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