On This Day

December 1, 1990 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 55th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 16-7 in Birmingham
  • 56th Heisman Trophy Award: Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (QB)

Sport awardDavis Cup

Davis Cup Tennis, St. Petersburg, Florida: Rick Leach and Jim Pugh beat Australian pair Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 to clinch an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-2) for the US

Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York Knicks center Patrick Ewing scores career high 22 field goals in his 50 point haul in 113-96 win v Charlotte at Madison Square Garden

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing
Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Patrick Ewing