1982 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 232 of 232

  • Nov 3 Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
  • Nov 5 Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 7 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Nov 9 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously
  • Nov 11 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • Nov 12 Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket v India, goes to 215
  • Nov 13 A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport.
  • Nov 18 Duk Koo Kim dies unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, Nevada, prompting reforms in the sport of boxing.
  • Nov 21 32nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • Nov 23 NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Nov 27 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
  • Nov 27 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • Nov 27 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn's first win in the series in 10 years
  • Nov 28 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
  • Nov 28 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)
  • Dec 3 1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
  • Dec 3 NJ Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
  • Dec 3 Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez
  • Dec 4 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB)
  • Dec 5 Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions
  • Dec 5 Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship
  • Dec 5 Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Dec 10 Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Dec 12 Joanne Carner/John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 13 71st Men's Australian Open: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (6-3, 6-3, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 13 71st Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 14 Marcel Dionne, LA, becomes 9th NHLer to score 500 goals

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 15 Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of NY Giants

NFL Coaching Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coaching Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Dec 22 William Mastrosimone's "Extremities" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 24 Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic
  • Dec 30 England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 363

  • Jul 31 Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Aug 2 Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 2 Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete
  • Aug 5 Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
  • Aug 6 Justin Germano, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • Aug 7 Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer
  • Aug 7 Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player
  • Aug 9 Tyson Gay, American sprinter
  • Aug 9 Danieal Manning, American football player
  • Aug 12 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • Aug 13 Shani Davis, American speed skater
  • Aug 15 Casey Burgener, American weightlifter
  • Aug 16 Joleon Lescott, English footballer
  • Aug 17 Phil Jagielka, English footballer
  • Aug 19 J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
  • Aug 19 Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
  • Aug 20 Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 20 Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian footballer
  • Aug 20 Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer
  • Aug 20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Aug 23 Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer
  • Aug 23 Scott Palguta, professional soccer player
  • Aug 24 Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer
  • Aug 28 Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 28 Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 28 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer
  • Aug 29 Carlos Delfino, Argentinean basketball player
  • Aug 30 Will Davison, Australian racing driver

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 30 Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open champion), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • Aug 31 Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • Aug 31 José Reina, Spanish footballer
  • Aug 31 Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver
  • Aug 31 Ian Crocker, American swimmer
  • Aug 31 Chris Duhon, American basketball player
  • Aug 31 Josh Kroeger, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Alexei Mikhnov, Ukrainian-born ice hockey player
  • Sep 1 Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Ryan Gomes, American basketball player
  • Sep 1 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater
  • Sep 2 Joey Barton, English footballer
  • Sep 2 Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • Sep 5 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
  • Sep 7 Andre Dirrell, American boxer
  • Sep 13 Nenê, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 13 Rickie Weeks, American baseball player
  • Sep 13 Miha Zupan, Slovenian basketball player
  • Sep 16 Leon Knight, English footballer
  • Sep 17 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 19 Eleni Daniilidou, Greek tennis player
  • Sep 19 Jordan Parise, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 21 Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Sep 21 Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Sep 21 Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Sep 21 Rowan Vine, English footballer
  • Sep 22 Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer
  • Sep 24 Morgan Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Paul Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Jeff Karstens, American baseball player
  • Sep 26 Miguel Alfredo Portillo, Argentine footballer
  • Sep 26 Rob Burrow, English rugby league player
  • Sep 27 Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Anderson Varejão, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 28 Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
  • Sep 28 Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player
  • Sep 28 Emeka Okafor, American basketball player
  • Sep 28 Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player
  • Oct 1 Haruna Babangida, Nigerian footballer
  • Oct 4 Jered Weaver, American baseball player
  • Oct 4 Tony Gwynn Jr., American baseball player
  • Oct 5 Natalie Vlandis, Northridge California, pairs skater (& Jered Guzman)
  • Oct 7 Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer
  • Oct 7 Jermain Defoe, English footballer
  • Oct 7 Robby Ginepri, American tennis player
  • Oct 9 António Mendonça, Angolan footballer
  • Oct 9 Shi Jun, Chinese footballer
  • Oct 10 Hideki Mutoh, Japanese racing driver
  • Oct 13 Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer
  • Oct 15 Charline Labonté, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Oct 16 Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
  • Oct 19 Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi footballer
  • Oct 20 Becky Brewerton, Welsh golfer
  • Oct 21 James White, American basketball player
  • Oct 22 Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 22 Heath Miller, American football player
  • Oct 23 Valentin Badea, Romanian footballer
  • Oct 24 Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver
  • Oct 24 Macay McBride, American baseball player
  • Oct 25 Jerome Carter, American football player
  • Oct 26 Adam Carroll, British racing driver
  • Oct 28 Jeremy Bonderman, American baseball player
  • Oct 28 Anthony Lerew, American baseball player
  • Oct 30 Andy Greene, American ice hockey player
  • Oct 30 Manny Parra, American baseball player
  • Oct 31 Tomáš Plekanec, Czech ice hockey player
  • Nov 2 Charles Itandje, French footballer
  • Nov 3 Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater
  • Nov 4 Devin Hester, American football player

Weddings in Sport


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Divorces in Sport


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Deaths in Sport


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