September 1994 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 2 Miguel Indurain bicycles world record time (53,040 km)
  • Sep 4 Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
  • Sep 5 Barb Mucha wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Sep 5 Jingyi Le swims world record 100m women's freestyle (54.01 sec)

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Sep 5 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • Sep 6 Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
  • Sep 7 Jingyi Le, Ying Shan, Ying Le and Bin Lu swimming 4x100 freestyle (3:37.91)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 114th Women's U.S. Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Steffi Graf (1-6, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Sep 11 Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 114th Men's U.S. Open: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (6-1, 7-6, 7-5)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Sep 14 All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
  • Sep 18 1st Presidents Golf Cup: US beats Intl team 20-12 at Robert Jones Va
  • Sep 18 Deb Richard wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 18 Ken Burn's "Baseball" premieres on PBS

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 25 Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • Sep 28 "Baseball" TV Miniseries last airs on PBS

MurderMurder of Interest

Sep 29 1st phase of O.J. Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 1 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (scored 783 in 21 Tests for Pakistan), dies
  • Sep 2 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35
  • Sep 3 Billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Arthur Rex Alston, British sports commentator, dies at 93
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, cricketer (distinguished BBC commentator), dies
  • Sep 17 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian American tennis star (Davis Cup 1979), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 40
  • Sep 23 Jerry Barber, American golfer (b. 1916)
  • Sep 29 Don Watson, race car driver, dies in an accident at 46