December 1994 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Dec 1 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 2 "Cobb" a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Dec 3 3rd SEC Championship Game: #6 Florida beats #3 Alabama, 24-23
  • Dec 4 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)
  • Dec 4 Marta Figueras-Dottie and Brad Bryant wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 8 Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Dec 10 60th Heisman Trophy Award: Rashaan Salaam, Colorado (RB)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Dec 11 Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • Dec 18 Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges
  • Dec 18 Norman, Couples & Azinger wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Golf Challenge
  • Dec 23 Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players
  • Dec 28 Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)
  • Dec 29 Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 8 Raheem Sterling, British-Jamaican football player (Manchester City, English national team), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Weddings in Sport

  • Dec 10 Former Senate Majority Leader Mitchell (61) weds sports marketing executive Heather MacLachlan (35) at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York City

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 1 Hugh Chilvers, Australian cricketer (151 wickets leg-spin for NSW 1928-37), dies at 92
  • Dec 7 J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1939)
  • Dec 10 Alexander Wilson, Canadian athlete (b. 1905)
  • Dec 15 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater and judge (Olympics 1932,36), dies at 87
  • Dec 27 Peter May, English cricketer (4537 runs-Eng 1951-61), dies at 64

Person of interestWoody Strode

Dec 31 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode