1991 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport

Events 301 - 374 of 374

  • Oct 11 Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
  • Oct 12 Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
  • Oct 12 Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
  • Oct 12 Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
  • Oct 12 Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
  • Oct 13 Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
  • Oct 13 Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
  • Oct 13 MLB American League Championship: Minnesota Twins beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1

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Oct 14 NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal

NHL Star Mike Gartner
NHL Star
Mike Gartner
  • Oct 16 Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
  • Oct 17 Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races

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Oct 17 Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey
  • Oct 17 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
  • Oct 19 Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
  • Oct 19 Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
  • Oct 24 Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
  • Oct 25 Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs v India in cricket 1-dayer at Sharjah
  • Oct 27 John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
  • Oct 27 Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
  • Oct 29 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
  • Oct 30 Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Nov 2 Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
  • Nov 2 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
  • Nov 2 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
  • Nov 3 21st NYC Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
  • Nov 3 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28

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Nov 3 Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • Nov 3 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
  • Nov 7 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95

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Nov 7 Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Nov 8 Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal
  • Nov 9 Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
  • Nov 10 Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
  • Nov 10 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

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Nov 10 Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert with 157 pro tennis tournament wins

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Nov 10 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India

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Nov 13 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Nov 14 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal and is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
  • Nov 15 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
  • Nov 17 Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
  • Nov 17 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 18 Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92

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Nov 19 Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Nov 20 Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP

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Nov 22 NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension

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

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Nov 23 Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Nov 23 Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)
  • Nov 23 Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
  • Nov 23 Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career
  • Nov 24 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
  • Nov 24 After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

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Nov 24 Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Nov 29 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
  • Nov 30 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
  • Nov 30 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham
  • Dec 1 80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)
  • Dec 2 Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with NY Mets
  • Dec 8 Kris Tschetter/Billy Andrade wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 12 NJ Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81
  • Dec 13 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games
  • Dec 14 57th Heisman Trophy Award: Desmond Howard, Michigan (WR)
  • Dec 15 Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship
  • Dec 16 Florida Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
  • Dec 17 Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
  • Dec 19 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
  • Dec 20 NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
  • Dec 26 Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years
  • Dec 26 NY Islander Derek King ties NJ Devils 5-5 with ½ second left
  • Dec 27 Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)
  • Dec 27 Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawk coach
  • Dec 28 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
  • Dec 28 Blockbuster Bowl 2: Alabama beats Colorado, 30-25
  • Dec 31 Daniel R McCarthy elected NY Yankee managing general partner
  • Dec 31 J Donald Crump resigned as CFL Commissioner

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