June 2001 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Jun 8 Ray Bourque plays the final game in his NHL career

NHL Legend Ray Bourque
NHL Legend
Ray Bourque
  • Jun 9 133rd Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 2:26.80
  • Jun 9 Stanley Cup: Colorado Avalanche defeat New Jersey Devils 4-3
  • Jun 10 100th Men's French Open: Gustavo Kuerten beats Alex Corretja (6-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-0)
  • Jun 10 100th French Open Women's Tennis: American Jennifer Capriati wins centenary event; beats Kim Clijsters of Belgium 1-6, 6-4, 12-10
  • Jun 15 55th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 18 101st US Golf Open: Retief Goosen shoots a 276 at Southern Hills CC OK
  • Jun 24 47th LPGA Championship won by Karrie Webb

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 24 Mo'ne Davis, American Little League baseball pitcher, 1st girl to pitch a shutout, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weddings in Sport

  • Jun 9 "Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 2 Joey Maxim, American boxer, dies at 79
  • Jun 10 John McKay, American football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ), dies at 77
  • Jun 26 Soccer (dog actor) (b. 1988)