Events in Sport in December 1992

  • Dec 5 1st SEC Championship Game: #2 Alabama beats #12 Florida, 28-21
  • Dec 6 81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)
  • Dec 6 Dottie Mochrie/Dan Forsmann wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Dec 6 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 101st touchdown

NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice
NFL Wide Receiver
Jerry Rice

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Dec 6 San Francisco Giants renege on $43 million pact with Barry Bonds

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Dec 9 Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks
  • Dec 9 Sri Lanka's third-ever Test Cricket victory (v NZ by 9 wkts)
  • Dec 9 NJ Devils organization announces that it will change its colors to black, red, & white for the 1992-93 season
  • Dec 10 NHL awards franchises to Miami & Anaheim for 1994-95
  • Dec 10 NY Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key
  • Dec 12 58th Heisman Trophy Award: Gino Torretta, Miami-Fla (QB)
  • Dec 12 NY Giants lose 19-0 to Phoenix Cardinals
  • Dec 13 Dawn Coe-Jone wins Pizza-La LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 14 Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refused to fight him

Boxer Riddick Bowe
Boxer
Riddick Bowe
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 15 Arthur Ashe is named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • Dec 27 Nancy Sheehan wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge Golf Tournament
  • Dec 30 Last day of Test Cricket for Michael Whitney