Greatest Moments in Sports History

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1USA Hockey Defeats Soviets 1980

Americans aren't known for being huge hockey fans generally, but every time there's a ranking of greatest sports moments in history, the miracle on ice is number one. That being said though, hockey experts almost unanimously agree that the greatest hockey moment ever was the 1972 Summit Series.

You should see the movie based on that named miracle it is amazing

2Muhammad Ali def George Foreman
3Michael Jordan's "The Shot"
4South Sydney Rabbitohs Break Their 43-year Premiership Drought
5Roger Bannister Finally Breaks the "Barrier"
6Italy Wins the 1938 World Cup

Before the World Cup Mussolini told the Italian soccer team this: "WIN OR DIE." Uruguay and Italy were up against each other in the finals and Italy won 4-2. 11 lives were saved just from a soccer game.

If a team got a death threat from one of the worst people ever and yet they found out a way to win this is truly the greatest moment in sports history. - Chezlovakia

7Dwight Clark's "The Catch"
8Larry Bird And Magic Johnson Retire

The greatest basketballer of all time and his greatest rival retire. You just can't beat that - Grizleybear

9Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'round the World"
10Red Sox Win World Series

The comeback after being down 0-3 to the Yankees was EPIC! No team was stopping them after that - VADERtheIMPALER

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11Australia Defeat USA In the 4x100m Freestyle Relay

After 36 years, Australia solidified their gold medal after setting a world record in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay during the Sydney Summer Olympics in 2000. Ian Thorpe had been trailing USA's Gary Hall, coming into the final 50 metres, but recovered and won against USA, while setting a new world record of 3:13.67. - Sxerks

12Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier
13Giants Stun Pats In the Super Bowl

The Pats are going to finish 19-0... WAIT A MINUTE! The Giants won the Super Bowl 17-14. For everybody that said the Patriots were going to win, I told you they would lose. GO GIANTS!

greatest game I have ever watched... go giants - jwileson

14Derek Redmond Finishes the 400m - 1992
15Tiger Wins For His Dad

Tiger's father passed away and Tiger was crushed. That didn't stop him from winning. He won his 12th major in 2006. It was te only game he won without his dad.

162007 New England Patriots Go 16-0

I'm not a fan of the Patriots, but I think this is the best team the NFL has ever seen. right now there going to the superbowl at 18-0. but I think they can beat New York.
- GuitarFreeeK

17Peyton Wins the Super Bowl

FINALLY! Peyton got the monkey off of his back.

Now finally! Reporters will shut up!

18New South Wales Break Their 8-year Series Drought Against Queensland

After eight years of Queensland domination, the New South Wales finally broke the drought after winning the State of Origin series 2-1 in 2014. The first two games were dominated by New South Wales, having won the games at 12-8, and 6-4 respectively. Queensland later won the final game at home, 32-8, but the shield had already been transported south to New South Wales. - Sxerks

19Abdul-Jabaar Breaks The Scoring Record
20Tyson Knocked Out by Buster Douglas

Buster Douglas, a 40-1 underdog stuns Mike Tyson and the boxing world by taking the heavy weight championship in Japan.

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