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1972 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Years: 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975

Contents

Alpine skiing

American football

  • Super Bowl VIDallas Cowboys won 24-3 over the Miami Dolphins
  • 1971 NCAA Division I-A national football championshipNebraska Cornhuskers win 38-6 over the University of Alabama Crimson Tide to claim back-to-back National Championship titles on January 1, 1972.
  • Oklahoma Sooners beat Auburn Tigers 40-22 in Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day.
  • Stanford beats Michigan 13-12 in Rose Bowl.
  • Penn St. Nittany Lions beats Texas Longhorns 30-6 in Cotton Bowl.
  • Georgia Tech beats Iowa St. 31-30 in Liberty Bowl.
  • Arizona St. beats Missouri 49-35 in Fiesta Bowl.
  • University of Tampa beats Kent St. 21-18 in Tangerine Bowl.
  • North Carolina St. beats West Virginia 49-13 in Peach Bowl.
  • North Carolina beats Texas Tech 32-28 in Sun Bowl.
  • Tennessee beats LSU 24-17 in Bluebonnet Bowl.
  • Auburn beats Colorado 24-3 in Gator Bowl.
  • Oklahoma beats Penn St. 14-0 in Sugar Bowl played on New Year's Eve.

Association football

Athletics

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cycling

Field hockey

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Lacrosse

  • The Long Branch P.C.O.'s win the first Founders Cup.
  • The New Westminster Salmonbellies win the Mann Cup.
  • The Peterborough PCO's win the Minto Cup.

Motor racing

Rugby union

Snooker

Swimming

Tennis

General sporting events

Awards

References








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