Today is Saturday, December 2, 2023
- The Major League Rules Committee banned the use of oversized catcher's mitts. The rule went into effect in 1965.
- Dan Marino (Miami Dolphins) threw his 40th touchdown pass of the season.
- "The Grabowski Shuffle" video by Mike Ditka and The Grabowskis was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA.
- ESPN aired its 10,000th Sports Center, making it the most televised cable program in history.
- Clyde Drexler (Houston Rockets) became the fourth NBA player to reach 2,000 career steals.
- Latrell Sprewell's $32 million contract was terminated by the Golden State Warriors. The termination came one day after Sprewell assaulted head coach P.J. Carlesimo.
|We didn't want to weaken the rest of the league.|
- Frank Lane, Milwaukee Brewers executive, on why he didn't make any off-season trades