On This Day

May 6, 2017 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins

Weddings in Sport

  • Olympic diver Tom Daley (23) weds Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black at Bovey Castle in Devon, England

Deaths in Sport

  • Steven Holcomb, American Bobsledder (Olympic gold, 2010), dies in his sleep, with mix of alcohol and prescription medication found in his blood, at 37
2017 in Sport