January 1982 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 17 of 17

1st - Clemson wins the Orange Bowl for College Football championship
2nd - 70th Australian Mens Tennis: Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64)
5th - Darryl Sittler, on advice from his doctor, leaves the Toronto Maple Leafs because of mental depression
7th - Islander's Bryan Trottier's 10th career hat trick
10th - "Freezer Bowl", Bengals beat Chargers in -59°F (-51°C) to win AFC Championship
13th - Hank Aaron & Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
20th - Darryl Sittler is traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Philadelphia Flyers
21st - NY Islanders begin then NHL record 15 game winning streak
24th - Super Bowl XVI: SF 49ers beat Cin Bengals, 26-21 in Pontiac Michigan, MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB
27th - Phila trades Larry Bowa & Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus
27th - West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup
29th - Old Dominion ends Louisiana Tech's women's basketball rec 54-game win streak
29th - Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians
31st - 12th AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, AFC wins 16-13
31st - 32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at New Jersey
31st - Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
31st - NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 29 of 29

1st - David Nalbandian, Argentinian tennis player
4th - Paulo Ferrari, Argentinian footballer
4th - Richard Logan, English footballer
6th - Gilbert Arenas, American basketball player
6th - Brian Bass, American baseball player
7th - Francisco Rodriguez, Venezuelan baseball player
7th - Ianina Zanazzi, Argentine racing driver
8th - Emanuele Calaiò, Italian footballer
8th - John Utaka, Nigerian footballer
12th - Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbekistanian boxer
12th - Paul-Henri Mathieu, French tennis player
12th - Dimitrios Tsiamis, Greek triple jumper
12th - Hans Van Alphen, Belgian decathlete
12th - Chris Ray, American baseball player
12th - Dontrelle Willis, American baseball player
13th - Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
14th - Léo Lima, Brazilian footballer
15th - Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player
16th - Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer
17th - Dwyane Wade, American basketball player
19th - Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player
21st - Dean Whitehead, English footballer
22nd - Fabricio Coloccini, Argentine footballer
22nd - Jason Peters, American football player
23rd - Wily Mo Peña, Dominican baseball player
30th - Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
31st - Yuniesky Betancourt, Major League Baseball shortstop
31st - Andreas Görlitz, German football player
31st - Brad Thompson, Major League Baseball player

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 5

3rd - Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies
15th - Red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76
16th - Red Smith, American sports columnist (b. 1905)
19th - Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]
20th - Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brus 1974), dies at 31[or 1/19]

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