October 4, 1987 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • First "Scab Sunday" of NFL football with replacement players as a result of players strike; chiefly related to the expiration of 1982 Collective Bargaining Agreement; players returned October 15
  • Winnipeg CFL defensive back James Jefferson scores 2 TDs on interception returns without making an interception; scores both on laterals in Blue Bombers' 47-14 win v Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rawez Lawan, Swedish footballer