On This Day

January 1, 2011 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 40th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Oklahoma beats #25 Connecticut, 48-20
  • 97th Rose Bowl: #3 TCU beats #4 Wisconsin, 21-19

Deaths in Sport

  • Billy Joe Patton, American golfer (Masters 1954 3rd; Walker Cup captain 1969), dies at 88