November 8, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 5th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats Great Britain 12-7
  • Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal

Birthdays in Sport

  • DeWayne Knight, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • José Francisco Porras, Costa Rican footballer, born in Grecia, Costa Rica
  • Qadry Ismail, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins), born in Newark, New Jersey