Biggest Sports Upsets
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Yes, that's 5000-1, odds widely given by bookmakers at the start of the season in August, 2015. The Premier League boasts many of the world's richest and most successful clubs and players, but for the past 25-30 years had been only won by a small group of elite, wealthy clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.
With just a few games to go at the end of the 2015 season, Leicester City (who had only been promoted to the division that year) were facing almost certain relegation to a lower league, but managed to somehow cling on and win enough points to stay up for another season by the skin of their teeth. When the next season began, no one gave them a chance of even staying in the league, with bookies offering 5,000-1 on them winning the title. With no star players in their ranks, the team worked relentlessly match after match, combining great teamwork with a tireless work ethic, plus a fortunate lack of injuries, and breakout seasons from 2 relatively unknown players ...more
It should be #3 after ASU vs. Michigan. Daly was the last alternate added. He never played a practice round. He just "gripped it and ripped it" for four great rounds, shocking the golf world along the way.
This never happened, where is your information from?
Only time a 16 seed has beat a 1 seed, and Stanford had home court advantage!
Are you kidding me, best basketball upset of all time, like the Emancipation Proclamation of basketball! Definitely put Rupp in his place! - crimson_stampede
No other small college basketball team will win the National Championship!
amazing upset. They made a movie. It's really good. - ziggy22
Ranks #1 of the all time sports upsets.
stunning upset followed by real tragedy
I hate Duke SO much. This is without a doubt one of my favorite upsets ever.
Best upset of 2007 after app state Michigan. Pitt won 13-9 over the no2 team West Virginia Go pittV 1 Comment
In hind sight it shocks no one. In 63 Clay was about the only one who knew how immensely superior a boxer he was compared to Liston.V 1 Comment
jim mcmahon throwing the last hail mary to win it with 3 seconds left!
Take off the American glasses. This was simply huge in the rest of the World.
UCLA kept USC out of BCS title gameV 1 Comment
Barry breen kicked the winning point what a heartbreak - browney115
To beat a Brazilian soccer team in a world cup final in front of 200,000 fans.
1950, Brazil host nation, Maracanà stadium built for the ocasion (capacity: 200.000), Uruguay won 2-1. "Never 200.000 people made a silence so big" - Uruguayan Journalist - torneca
come on who can't see this as a upset that can never been broken just tied.
they don't call them the "miracle mets" for nothing!
New Zealand only just made it into the WC, they have only one professional football team, and they drew with the defending champions, becoming the only undefeated team in the 2010 FWC
This is not an upset. It's about the fact that Holly Holm was not intimidated by Ronda. This confidence helped her do it. Plus, once Holly took Ronda beyond 1 minute, Ronda's plan was shattered. It was all over right there.
This was the biggest upset in ufc history - Sabbath
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