On this Day in Sports History March 25
On this day in 2012, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Utah Jazz 139-133 in the first quadruple-overtime game since 1997, when the Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 140-139.
On this day in 1997, the Atlanta Braves traded Marquis Grissom and David Justice to the Cleveland Indians for Kenny Lofton. The deal saved the Braves $5.8 million, which gave them the flexibility to sign Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
On this day in 2008, the Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera agreed to a $152.3 million, eight-year deal. The newly acquired Cabrera was traded from the Marlins during the 2007 winter meetings.
On this day in 1982, Edmonton Oilers centre Wayne Gretzky became the first player in NHL history to score 200 points in a single season.
On this day in 1958, Sugar Ray Robinson defeated Carmen Basilio in a 12-round decision to regain his middleweight title for the fifth time.