Events in Sport on December 3

  • 1921 9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0
  • 1929 Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak
  • 1932 20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6

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1933 Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • 1933 Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
  • 1943 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)
  • 1944 NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger dissolves
  • 1946 12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB)

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1948 Don Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1949 14th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 14-13 in Birmingham
  • 1950 Cleveland Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Philadelphia 13-7)
  • 1950 Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 12 punts

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1956 Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)
  • 1961 Dutchman Anton Geesink becomes 1st non-Japanese judo world champion
  • 1962 1963 NFL Draft: Terry Baker from Oregon State first pick by Los Angeles Rams
  • 1966 31st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-0 in Birmingham
  • 1967 Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
  • 1968 Pitcher's mound drops from 15" to 10" & strike zone reduced from knees to shoulders to top of knees to armpits, to help hitters
  • 1979 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB)

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1981 Beth Daniel and Tom Kite win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 1982 1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
  • 1982 Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez
  • 1983 49th Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Rozier, Nebraska (RB)
  • 1983 48th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-20 in Birmingham
  • 1988 54th Heisman Trophy Award: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State (RB)
  • 1990 NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with SF Giants
  • 1994 3rd SEC Championship Game: #6 Florida beats #3 Alabama, 24-23
  • 1995 84th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Moscow (3-2)
  • 1995 Beth Daniels and Davis Love III wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 1995 Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record
  • 1997 Golden State Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, four-year, $32 million, contract terminated for attacking his coach P J Carlesimo
  • 2005 14th SEC Championship Game: #13 Georgia beats #3 LSU, 34-14
  • 2005 1st ACC Championship Game: #22 Florida State beats #5 Virginia Tech, 27-22
  • 2005 10th Big 12 Championship Game: #2 Texas beats Colorado, 70-3
  • 2006 95th Davis Cup: Russia beats Argentina in Moscow (3-2)
  • 2011 20th SEC Championship Game: #1 LSU beats #16 Georgia, 42-10
  • 2011 7th ACC Championship Game: #21 Clemson beats #5 Virginia Tech, 38-10
  • 2014 Australian Rugby star David Pocock is arrested after protesting against a coal mine under construction in an Australian national forest