March 1990 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)
  • Mar 10 Ice Dance Championship at Halifax won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (Soviet Union)
  • 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)
  • 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 makes 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 8 Petra Kvitov√°, Czech tennis player (Wimbledon 2011, 14), born in Bilovec, Czech Republic
  • 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 announcer (LA Rams, CBS 1950-62), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Mar 20 Jev Jasjin, Russian soccer goalie, dies at 60
  • Mar 20 Lev Yashin, Soviet footballer (b. 1929)