Events in Sport in March 1976

  • Mar 2 Bob Lurie becomes CEO of SF Giants
  • Mar 4 SF Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie & Bud Herseth
  • Mar 6 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (Great Britain)
  • Mar 6 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by American Dorothy Hamill
  • Mar 6 23rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Virginia beats North Carolina, 67-62
  • Mar 8 1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China
  • Mar 14 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
  • Mar 28 AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament, Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64 at Pennsylvania State University
  • Mar 29 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
  • Mar 31 Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their 1st ever NBA playoff bearth