On This Day

March 2, 2000 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • America's Cup, Auckland: Team New Zealand beats Italian yacht Prada Challenge by 0.48s for a 5-0 series sweep; NZ only the 2nd country in 150 years to successfully defend the Cup
  • St. Louis Blues become just the 2nd team in NHL history to win 10 straight games on the road, with a 5-2 victory in Atlanta; tie mark set by Buffalo 1983-84

Deaths in Sport

  • Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (Olympic gold 1998), dies at 36