1982 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 232 of 232

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 7th Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Nov 9th Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously
  • Nov 11th 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • Nov 12th Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket v India, goes to 215
  • Nov 13th 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 18th 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 21st 32nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • Nov 23rd NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24th Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 10th 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 12th Joanne Carner/John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 13th 71st Men's Australian Open: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (6-3, 6-3, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 13th 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 14th Marcel Dionne, LA, becomes 9th NHLer to score 500 goals

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 363

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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