January 1, 1982 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • 11th Fiesta Bowl: #7 Penn State beats #8 Southern California, 26-10
  • 48th Orange Bowl: #1 Clemson beats #4 Nebraska, 22-15
  • 48th Sugar Bowl: #10 Pittsburgh beats #2 Georgia, 24-20
  • 68th Rose Bowl: #12 Washington beats #13 Iowa, 28-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Nalbandian, Argentinian tennis player