Events in Sport for January 1969

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Results 1 - 14 of 14

1st - Jack Kent Cooke, owner of NHL's LA Kings, fines each player $100 for "NOT" arguing with the referee
2nd - "Soviet Sport" calls Emile Zatopek a public enemy
12th - Super Bowl III: NY Jets beat Balt Colts, 16-7 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Joe Namath, NY Jets, QB
14th - Matt Busby retires from Manchester United
19th - AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-25
19th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
19th - NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 10-7
21st - 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at Montreal
22nd - Roy Campanella & Stan Musial elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
27th - Chuck Noll is named head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers (the youngest coach in NFL history at the time)
27th - 1st Australian Open (57th edition of the tournament): Rod Laver beats Andres Gimeno (6-3, 6-4, 7-5)
27th - 1st Australian Open (57th edition of the tournament): Margaret Court beats Billie Jean King (6-4, 6-1)
28th - Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America
28th - 1969 NFL Draft: O.J. Simpson from USC first pick by Buffalo Bills


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