November 16, 1997 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 47th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • American tennis great Pete Sampras wins back-to-back ATP Tour World Championship titles with a 6–3, 6–2, 6–2 over Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov in Hanover, Germany
  • CFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton: heavily favoured defending champion Toronto Argonauts beat Saskatchawan Roughriders, 47-23

Deaths in Sport

  • Russ "Mad Monk" Meyer, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 74