On This Day

September 1, 2007 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Clay Buchholz becomes first Boston Red Sox rookie to pitch a no-hitter. In just his second MLB appearance; beats Baltimore Orioles 10-0 at Fenway Park
  • In one of the biggest upsets in college football history, 109,218 fans see Appalachian State's Corey Lynch block a Jason Gingell 37-yard field goal attempt with 6 seconds remaining to inspire an epic 34-32 win v Michigan at Ann Arbor
  • Tyson Gay helps US win the men's 4 x 100m relay at the world track & field championships in Osaka, Japan to join Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene as the only men to win 3 gold medals at one world meet

Deaths in Sport

  • Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer, dies at 76