On This Day

December 11, 2004 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 70th Heisman Trophy Award: Matt Leinart, USC (QB)

Deaths in Sport

  • Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach, dies at 87
  • José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian soccer defender (21 caps; Vélez Sársfield, Boca Juniors, Nîmes Olympique), dies from gunshot wound in stomach while hunting at 43