On This Day

January 1, 1978 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

AFC Championship

AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Denver Broncos beat Oakland Raiders, 20-17

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Dallas Cowboys beat Minnesota Vikings, 23-6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Philip Mulryne, Northern Irish soccer midfielder (27 caps; Norwich City) and Dominican friar and priest, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1978 in Sport