On This Day

Sports Stars Married and Divorced in 1977

Weddings in Sport

Arthur Ashe

Feb 20 World No. 1 tennis player Arthur Ashe (33) weds photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy in New York City

Bill Russell

Jun 8 Retired NBA player Bill Russell (43) weds 1968 Miss USA Dorothy Anstett (39); divorced 1980

Mike Ditka

Jul 8 NFL coach Mike Ditka (37) weds Diana Trantham in Dallas County, Texas

George Foreman

Oct 6 Professional boxer George Foreman (28) weds Cynthia Lewis