On This Day

Year 2014 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his first PDC World Darts Championship beating Peter Wright of Scotland, 7-4; first time no Englishman in the final
  • Jan 1 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
  • Jan 1 43rd Fiesta Bowl: #15 UCF beats #6 Baylor, 52-42
  • Jan 1 New Zealand cricket batsman Corey Anderson smashes a record century off just 36 balls in the Black Caps' 159 run ODI win over the West Indies in Queenstown; finishes on 131 not out off 47 balls
  • Jan 2 80th Sugar Bowl: #11 Oklahoma beats #3 Alabama, 45-31
  • Jan 3 80th Orange Bowl: #12 Clemson beats #7 Ohio State, 40-35
  • Jan 4 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: France wins first title; Alizé Cornet & Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Poland's Agnieszka Radwańska & Grzegorz Panfil 6-0, 6-2 to clinch 2-1 victory
  • Jan 6 College Football, 16th BCS National Championship, Rose Bowl, Pasadena: #1 Florida State beats #2 Auburn, 34-31
  • Jan 9 Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year
  • Jan 12 Stephen Bunting and Lisa Ashton win the 2014 BDO World Darts Championship
  • More Events in Sport

Sports Stars Married in 2014

  • Jan 30 NBA player Baron Davis (34) weds CAA agent Isabella Brewster (31) in a secret ceremony
  • Jun 12 "The Band Perry" singer Kimberly Perry (30) weds MLB Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia (28) in Greeneville, Tennessee; divorce in 2018
  • Jul 5 American pop singer Jessica Simpson (33) weds American NFL football player Eric Johnson (34) in Montecito, California

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport