January 1, 1967 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • CRU becomes the CAFA & turns over the Grey Cup trophy to the CFL
  • Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys 34-27 in NFL championship game
  • KC Chiefs beat Buffalo Bills 31-7 in AFL championship game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andy Heck, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawk, Chicago Bears)
  • Derrick Thomas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)

Deaths in Sport

  • Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies