November 2, 1997 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Eric Metcalf of the San Diego Chargers returns punts for touchdowns of 85 & 67 yards in 38-31 loss at Cincinnati; joins Hall of Famer Jack Christiansen as only players in NFL history to return punts for TDs twice in a game
  • New York City Marathon: John Kagwe of Kenya wins men's race in 2:08:12; Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switzerland women's champion in 2:28:43

Deaths in Sport

  • Roy McMillan, baseball player (Reds), dies of heart failure at 68