May 1982 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 27 of 27

1st - 108th Kentucky Derby: Ed Delahoussaye on Gato Del Sol wins in 2:02.4
1st - Nordiques 4-Isles 5 (OT)-semifinals-Isles hold 3-0 lead
2nd - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
4th - Nordiques 2-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles win series 4-0
4th - Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans
4th - NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 0
6th - Seattle Mariner Gaylord Perry becomes 15th pitcher to win 300 games
6th - NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
7th - Federal jury rules NFL violates antitrust laws in preventing
7th - Oakland Raiders to move to LA
8th - Canucks 5-Isles 6 (OT)-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
9th - Sally Little wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
11th - Canucks 4-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead
12th - FC Barcelona of Spain win 22nd European Cup Winner's Cup against Standard Liège of Belgium 2-1 in Barcelona
13th - Canucks 0-Isles 3-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
LPGA Golfer Beth DanielLPGA Golfer Beth Daniel 13th - Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)
15th - 107th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4
16th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
16th - Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
18th - Tigers outfielder Larry Herndon is 14th to hit 4 consecutive HRs
23rd - Cathy Morse wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic
25th - Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters
26th - 26th European Cup: Aston Villa beats Bayern Munich 1-0 at Rotterdam
27th - New owners purchase NHL Colorado Rockies, & get approval to move them to NJ Meadowlands (Devils)
27th - John McMullen buys NHL Colorodo Rockies & gets approval to move to NJ
30th - Closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds
30th - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 28 of 28

1st - Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player
3rd - Igor Olshansky, Ukrainian-born American football player
4th - Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer
5th - Wouter D'Haene, Belgian flatwater canoer
5th - Jay Bothroyd, English footballer
7th - Akos Buzsaky, Hungarian Football player
8th - Adrian Gonzalez, American baseball player
11th - Andrew Walter, American football player
14th - BeardyMan, English beatboxer
15th - Segundo Castillo, Ecuadorian footballer
15th - Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete
16th - Łukasz Kubot, Polish tennis player
16th - Hanna Mariën, Belgian athlete
17th - Tony Parker, French-American basketball player
18th - Jason Brown, English-born footballer
19th - Pål Steffen Andresen, Norwegian footballer
19th - Kevin Amankwaah, English footballer
20th - Petr Čech, Czech footballer
20th - Imran Farhat, Pakistani cricketer
21st - Ma'a Nonu, New Zealand rugby union player and All Black (2003-), born in Wellington, New Zealand
22nd - Apolo Anton Ohno, American short track speed skater
23rd - Cyrill Gloor, Swiss footballer
24th - Issah Ahmed, Ghana football player
25th - Adam Boyd, English footballer
25th - Daniel Braaten, Norwegian footballer
28th - Jhonny Peralta, Dominican baseball player
29th - Matt Macri, American baseball player
30th - Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

8th - Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer, dies in an accident
15th - Gordon Smiley, American race car driver (b. 1946)

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