Events in Sport in March 1970

  • Mar 1 Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes world champion all-round ladies skater
  • Mar 4 Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game
  • Mar 4 NY Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
  • Mar 7 17th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats South Carolina, 42-39 (2 OT)
  • Mar 17 Peter O'Malley becomes CEO of LA Dodgers
  • Mar 18 NFL selects Wilson as official football & scoreboard as official time
  • Mar 21 32nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville 80-69
  • Mar 21 Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the "agony of defeat guy" in the opening credits of ABC's Wide World of Sports.

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 22 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Mar 29 Manchester City of England win 10th European Cup Winner's Cup against G√≥rnik Zabrze of Poland 2-1 in Vienna