On This Day

Events in Sport on January 1 (Part 2)

  • 1991 77th Rose Bowl: #8 Washington beats #17 Iowa, 46-34
  • 1991 57th Sugar Bowl: #6 Tennessee beats Virginia, 23-22
  • 1991 20th Fiesta Bowl: #18 Louisville beats #25 Alabama, 34-7
  • 1991 57th Orange Bowl: #1 Colorado beats #5 Notre Dame, 10-9
  • 1992 78th Rose Bowl: #2 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 34-14
  • 1992 58th Sugar Bowl: #18 Notre Dame beats #3 Florida, 39-28
  • 1992 21st Fiesta Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #10 Tennessee, 42-17
  • 1992 58th Orange Bowl: #1 Miami (FL) beats #11 Nebraska, 22-0
  • 1993 Blockbuster Bowl 3: Stanford beats Penn State, 24-3
  • 1993 79th Rose Bowl: #7 Michigan beats #9 Washington, 38-31
  • 1993 59th Sugar Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #1 Miami, 34-13
  • 1993 22nd Fiesta Bowl: #6 Syracuse beats #10 Colorado, 26-22
  • 1993 59th Orange Bowl: #3 Florida State beats #11 Nebraska, 27-14
  • 1994 Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.83)
  • 1994 80th Rose Bowl: #9 Wisconsin beats #14 UCLA, 21-16
  • 1994 60th Sugar Bowl: #8 Florida beats #3 West Virginia, 41-7
  • 1994 23rd Fiesta Bowl: #16 Arizona beats #10 Miami, 29-0
  • 1994 60th Orange Bowl: #1 Florida State beats #2 Nebraska, 18-16
  • 1995 Raman Lamba (312) & Ravi Sehgal (216) put on an Indian 1st-class record opening partnership 464 in Delhi's innings & 310 run win over Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy cricket match in Delhi
  • 1995 61st Orange Bowl: #1 Nebraska beats #3 Miami (FL), 24-17
  • 1996 82nd Rose Bowl: #17 Southern California beats #3 Northwestern, 41-32
  • 1996 62nd Orange Bowl: #6 Florida State beats #8 Notre Dame, 31-26
  • 1997 83rd Rose Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #2 Arizona State, 20-17
  • 1997 26th Fiesta Bowl: #7 Penn State beats #20 Texas, 38-15
  • 1998 84th Rose Bowl: #1 Michigan beats #8 Washington State, 21-16
  • 1998 64th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #9 Ohio State, 31-14
  • 1999 85th Rose Bowl: #9 Wisconsin beats #6 UCLA, 38-31
  • 1999 65th Sugar Bowl: #3 Ohio State beats #8 Texas A&M, 24-14
  • 2000 86th Rose Bowl: #4 Wisconsin beats #22 Stanford, 17-9
  • 2000 66th Orange Bowl: #8 Michigan beats #5 Alabama, 35-34
  • 2001 87th Rose Bowl: #4 Washington beats #14 Purdue, 34-24
  • 2001 30th Fiesta Bowl: #5 Oregon State beats #10 Notre Dame, 41-9
  • 2002 68th Sugar Bowl: #12 LSU beats #7 Illinois, 47-34
  • 2002 31st Fiesta Bowl: #2 Oregon beats #3 Colorado, 38-16
  • 2003 89th Rose Bowl: #8 Oklahoma beats #7 Washington State, 34-14
  • 2003 69th Sugar Bowl: #4 Georgia beats #16 Florida State, 26-13
  • 2004 90th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #4 Michigan, 28-14
  • 2004 70th Orange Bowl: #10 Miami (FL) beats #9 Florida State, 16-14
  • 2004 St. Louis head coach Joel Quenneville records his 300th NHL win with the Blues, a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Savvis Center, St. Louis; Quenneville is Blues coaching games and wins leader
  • 2005 91st Rose Bowl: #6 Texas beats #13 Michigan, 38-37
  • 2005 34th Fiesta Bowl: #5 Utah beats #19 Pittsburgh, 35-7
  • 2007 93rd Rose Bowl: #8 Southern California beats #3 Michigan, 32-18
  • 2007 36th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Boise State beats #7 Oklahoma, 43-42 (OT)
  • 2008 94th Rose Bowl: #6 Southern California beats #13 Illinois, 49-17
  • 2008 74th Sugar Bowl: #5 Georgia beats #10 Hawai'i, 41-10
  • 2009 95th Rose Bowl: #5 Southern California beats #6 Penn State, 38-24
  • 2009 75th Orange Bowl: #21 Virginia Tech beats #12 Cincinnati, 20-7
  • 2010 Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100
  • 2010 96th Rose Bowl: #8 Ohio State beats #7 Oregon, 26-17
  • 2010 76th Sugar Bowl: #5 Florida beats #3 Cincinnati, 51-24
  • 2011 97th Rose Bowl: #3 TCU beats #4 Wisconsin, 21-19
  • 2011 40th Fiesta Bowl: #9 Oklahoma beats #25 Connecticut, 48-20
  • 2013 99th Rose Bowl: #8 Stanford beats Wisconsin, 20-14
  • 2013 79th Orange Bowl: #13 Florida State beats #16 Northern Illinois, 31-10
  • 2013 Phil Taylor claims his 16th and last PDC World Darts Championship title with a 7–4 victory over Dutchman Michael van Gerwen in the final in London
  • 2014 Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his first PDC World Darts Championship beating Peter Wright of Scotland, 7-4; first time no Englishman in the final
  • 2014 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
  • 2014 43rd Fiesta Bowl: #15 UCF beats #6 Baylor, 52-42
  • 2014 New Zealand cricket batsman Corey Anderson smashes a record century off just 36 balls in the Black Caps' 159 run ODI win over the West Indies in Queenstown; finishes on 131 not out off 47 balls
  • 2015 101st Rose Bowl: #2 Oregon beats #3 Florida State, 59-20 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final)
  • 2015 81st Sugar Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #1 Alabama, 42-35 (National Championship Playoff Semi-Final)
  • 2017 Indian provincial cricket team Vidarbha wins first Ranji Trophy title in their first final appearance in 61 years beating Delhi by 9 wickets in Indore; medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbani stars with the ball taking 6 wickets
  • 2018 World Darts Championship: Retiring 16-time title holder Phil Taylor loses 7-2 to fellow Englishman Rob Cross in the Final at the Alexandra Palace, London.
  • 2018 16-time world darts champion Phil Taylor loses, 7-2 to fellow Englishman Rob Cross in the final of his last World Championship in London
  • 2019 Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins his 3rd PDC World Darts Championship; beats Englishman Michael Smith 7-3 at the Alexandra Palace in London

Hopman Cup

2019 Level at 1-1 in Hopman Cup tennis tie, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (combined 43 major singles titles) matchup in deciding mixed doubles; with teammate Belinda Bencic, Federer wins 4-2, 4-3 for 2-1 Swiss victory over US

  • 2019 105th Rose Bowl: #5 Ohio State beats #9 Washington, 28-23; MVPs: Dwayne Haskins (QB, Ohio State) and Brendon White (S, Ohio State)
  • 2020 Scotland's Peter Wright beats Dutch defending champion Michael Van Gerwen, 7-3 with 102.79 average, 34 x 140s, 11 maximums and 53% on doubles to seal his first PDC World Darts Championship in London
  • 2020 106th Rose Bowl: #6 Oregon beats #8 Wisconsin, 28-27; MVPs: Justin Herbert (QB, Oregon) & Brady Breeze (S, Oregon)
  • 2020 86th Sugar Bowl: #5 Georgia beats #7 Baylor, 26-14
  • 2021 107th Rose Bowl: #1 Alabama beats #4 Notre Dame, 31-14; MVPs: DeVonta Smith (WR, Alabama) & Patrick Surtain II (CB, Alabama)
  • 2022 Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozen becomes first player in NBA history to hit buzzer-beaters on consecutive days; hits 3-pointers to beat Washington Wizards, 120-119 and previous night Indiana Pacers, 108-106