March 1990 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 4 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Mar 11 Maggie Will wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International
  • Mar 11 37th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #14 Georgia Tech beats Virginia, 70-61
  • Mar 11 31st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Ole Miss, 70-51
  • Mar 11 11th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats Syracuse, 78-75
  • Mar 18 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
  • Mar 18 Colleen Walker wins Circle K Tucson LPGA Golf Open
  • Mar 19 1st world ice hockey tournament for women held (Ottawa)

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Mar 20 LA Lakers retires Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's #33

  • Mar 22 The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games
  • Mar 24 Tom Hunter swims world record 50m freestyle (21.81 sec)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 25 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Mar 27 NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final
  • Mar 28 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient

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Mar 28 Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 pts in a game

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

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Mar 30 Jack Nicklaus made his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament


Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Nikolas Tsattalios, Australian soccer player
  • Mar 1 Ben Tozer, English footballer
  • Mar 4 Draymond Green, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Mar 12 Dont'a Hightower, American NFL linebacker (New England Patriots), born in Lewisburg, Tennessee
  • Mar 12 Marvin Jones, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 4 Hank Gathers, American basketball player (b. 1967)
  • Mar 11 Dean Horrix, English footballer (b. 1961)
  • Mar 15 Tom Harmon, NFL tail back (Heisman Trophy), dies at 70
  • Mar 15 Tom Harmon, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1919)
  • Mar 20 Jev Jasjin, Russian soccer goalie, dies at 60
  • Mar 20 Lev Yashin, Soviet footballer (b. 1929)