December 2000 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Dec 2 9th SEC Championship Game: #7 Florida beats #18 Auburn, 28-6
  • Dec 2 5th Big 12 Championship Game: #1 Oklahoma beats #8 Kansas State, 27-24
  • Dec 10 89th Davis Cup: Spain beats Australia in Barcelona (3-1)
  • Dec 11 66th Heisman Trophy Award: Chris Weinke, Florida State (QB)
  • Dec 23 Cricket Women's World Cup: New Zealand defeats Australia by 4 runs

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 16 Tennis player Todd Martin (30) weds Amy Martin in New Jersey

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 2 Chris Antley, Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby 1991, 1999), dies of drug overdose at 34
  • Dec 18 Stan Fox, American race car driver (b. 1952)
  • Dec 25 Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer (Aust pace bowler & late-order bat in 60s), dies at 61
  • Dec 30 Lionel Hebert, American golfer (PGA Championship 1957), dies at 72