Sadly, sports fans are now facing that lullaby period in between the Super Bowl and the beginning of March Madness (we still got badass celebrations, though!). In sports history, however, a lot of shit went down this week—everything from rape charges to first-round knockouts. No, this isn't "This Week In the History of Mike Tyson," though he did make the list. So, as you wait for the brackets to drop, let's take a trip back down memory lane for This Week in Sports History...

3/1/1993: Birth of the Mighty Ducks.
• A new expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Our boy Ryan Miller might not have liked the flicks, but what other movie has spawned a pro team?

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3/2/1962: Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points.
• In a game versus the New York Knicks, Wilt set the scoring record for points in a game. Props to Wilt, but his game off the court is still more legendary.

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3/3/1992: Mets Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden are accused of rape.
• A Florida woman accused the three teammates of raping her in 1991, but the case was dropped a month later. No coincidence that this occurred during the period when the Mets went from being "badass" to just "bad" and "ass."

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3/4/1989: Javier Sotomayor sets high jump world record.
• The Cuban track star set the indoor world record by clearing 2.44 metres. Sotomayor got sky high on and off the field.

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3/5/1985: Mike Tyson gets first pro KO.
• An 18-year-old Iron Mike debuted as a pro with a first-round KO of Hector Mercedes. Mike is still up there with the greatest, even if his most brutal KOs were self-inflicted.

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