November 1994 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Nov 1 Chicago Bulls retire basketball superstar Michael Jordan's jersey #23 in a 2-hour ceremony at the United Center

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Nov 2 NFL announces the expansion Carolina Panthers would play in the NFC West, while the Jacksonville Jaguars is assigned to the AFC Central
  • Nov 3 Small forward Glenn Robinson signs the then most lucrative rookie contract in NBA history, a 10-year, $68.15 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Nov 4 United Center in Chicago opens - Bulls beat Charlotte Hornets, 89-83
  • Nov 5 Tony Rominger bicycles world record for distance covered in one hour for second time (55.291 km)
  • Nov 5 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; winners: Barathea, Cherokee Run, Concern, Flanders, One Dreamer, Tikkanen, Timber Country

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Nov 5 George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing Heavyweight championship

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • Nov 6 24th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37
  • Nov 6 25th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
  • Nov 6 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Golf Cup
  • Nov 8 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st game at Gund Arena, lose to Hous Rockets, 100-98

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Nov 13 Title contenders Michael Schumacher and Damon Hill famously collide on lap 35 of the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; Schumacher wins his first F1 World Drivers Championship by 1 point from Hill

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nov 13 44th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 19 59th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 20 Unseeded Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini claims WTA Tour Championship with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over American Lindsay Davenport at Madison Square Garden, NYC

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Nov 20 American tennis star Pete Sampras beats Boris Becker 4–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4 to win his second ATP Tour World Championship title in Frankfurt, Germany

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Nov 21 1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland v NSW, SCG)
  • Nov 27 CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: BC Lions beat Baltimore FC, 26-23; first-ever championship in pro football history featuring a US v Canada matchup; Lions win on last second Lui Passaglia field-goal

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 30 Nyjah Huston, American skateboarder

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 12 Wilma Rudolph, American athlete (3 Olympic gold 100/200/4x100m 1960), dies of brain cancer at 54
  • Nov 16 David Rayner, cyclist, dies
  • Nov 22 Charles Fortune, South African cricket commentator, dies