December 28, 1975 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • "The Hail Mary", with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a desperate 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the "Hail Mary" play is born
  • Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut
  • In the aftermath of the Cold War, the New York Rangers become first team in NHL history to face a touring Soviet hockey squad; Soviet Army beats the Rangers, 7-3 at Madison Square Garden
  • Red Army beats NY Rangers 7-3 at Madison Square Garden