Events in Sport in September 1976

  • Sep 5 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic
  • Sep 11 Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert retains her title; routs Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6-3, 6-0

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Sep 12 Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 12 US Open Men's Tennis : Jimmy Connors wins his second US title; beats Björn Borg of Sweden 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Sep 13 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 19 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 28 Muhammad Ali beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Sep 29 SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0
  • Sep 29 Tommy Lasorda replaces Walter Alston as Dodger manager