May 2010 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 1 136th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Super Saver wins in 2:04.45
  • May 9 Oakland A's Dallas Braden becomes 19th pitcher to throw a perfect game (4-0 vs Tampa Bay)

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May 10 Flavor Flav guest hosts the wrestling show WWE Raw

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  • May 15 135th Preakness: Martin Garcia aboard Lookin At Lucky wins in 1:55.47
  • May 22 18th UEFA Champions League Final: Internazionale beats Bayern Munich 2-0 at Madrid
  • May 23 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Black Hawks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 0
  • May 24 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 1
  • May 29 Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida)
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Dario Franchitti wins in 3:05:37.0131 (260.107 km/h)

Deaths in Sport

  • May 4 Ernie Harwell, American sportscaster (b. 1918)
  • May 6 Robin Roberts, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • May 15 Loris Kessel, Swiss racing driver (b. 1950)
  • May 15 Besian Idrizaj, Footballer (b. 1987)
  • May 23 Jose Lima, Dominican baseball player (b. 1972)
  • May 24 Morrie Martin, Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1922)
  • May 25 Alexander Belostenny, Ukrainian basketball player (b. 1959)
  • May 25 Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)
  • May 26 Jarvis Williams, American football player (b. 1965)