Events in Sport in December 1970

  • Dec 1 NHL takes control of Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Dec 5 LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
  • Dec 5 Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy & Bill Masterson Trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame
  • Dec 6 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106
  • Dec 10 North American Soccer League awards NY & Toronto franchises
  • Dec 11 Test Cricket debut of Gregory Stephen Chappell
  • Dec 31 Would have been start of Aust/Eng Test Cricket at MCG, washed out