January 23, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Ard Schenk becomes European all-round skating champion
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 26-13

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anthony Peterson, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, SF 49ers)
  • Gary Harrell, NFL/WLAF receiver (NY Giants, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Kez McCorvey, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer
  • Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)