January 27, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1970 NFL Draft: Terry Bradshaw from Louisiana Tech first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers

Sport awardTennis Open

58th Men's Australian Open: Arthur Ashe beats Dick Crealy (6-4, 9-7, 6-2)

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • 58th Women's Australian Open: Margaret Court beats Kerry Melville Reid (6-1, 6-3)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • Dean Headley, cricket (grandson of George, England ODI quick 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Probir Sen, cricket (20 catch & 11 stumpings, 14 Tests for Ind), dies