Events in Sport for January 1989

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Events 1 - 31 of 31

2nd - Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship
2nd - 75th Rose Bowl: #11 Michigan beats #5 Southern California, 22-14
2nd - 55th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #7 Auburn, 13-7
2nd - 18th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Notre Dame beats #3 West Virginia, 34-21
2nd - 55th Orange Bowl: #2 Miami (FL) beats #6 Nebraska, 23-3
5th - Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
7th - NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers longest win streak (11)
7th - Cleve Cavs block 21 NY Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record
8th - AFC Championship Game: Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills 21-10
8th - NFC Championship Game: San Francisco 49ers beat Chicago Bears 28-3
9th - Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
11th - Denver Nuggets' rookie Jerome Lane misses 7 free throws in a game against Milwaukee, one missed by 2 feet
15th - Betsy King wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic
17th - Al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
17th - Phoenix Suns cancel game at Miami Heat, due to racial unrest in Miami
18th - West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket's World Series Cup
20th - Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket
LPGA Golfer Betsy KingLPGA Golfer Betsy King 21st - A woman is assaulted & raped in room of an Oklahoma football player
21st - Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer
22nd - Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, WR
22nd - After winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the San Fransisco 49ers, Bill Walsh retires
23rd - NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak
25th - Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season
25th - NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II
27th - Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
29th - Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
29th - NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 34-3
29th - Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan LendlTennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl 29th - 77th Men's Australian Open: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecii (6-2, 6-2, 6-2)
29th - 77th Women's Australian Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-4, 6-4)
30th - Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore

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