Greatest Moments in Sports History

The Top Ten

1 USA 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

Oh yeah? what about when canada defeated the ussr in 1972? that should be #1 because hockey is canada's game.

2 Muhammad Ali def George Foreman
3 Michael Jordan's "The Shot"
4 South Sydney Rabbitohs Break Their 43-year Premiership Drought
5 Italy 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

6 Jesse Owens Debunks the Aryan Myth
7 Cubs overcome 3-1 deficit to win 2016 World Series and end 108 year drought
8 Red Sox overcome 3-0 deficit in 2004 ALCS to beat rival Yankees
9 Roger Bannister Finally Breaks the "Barrier"
10 Larry Bird And Magic Johnson Retire

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

The Contenders

11 Red 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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12 Bill Mazeroski hits a walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series to defeat the Yankees
13 Dwight Clark's "The Catch"
14 Leicester City wins the Premier League

How isn't this higher? Proves that just a bunch of americans are on here

15 Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'round the World"
16 Cavaliers overcome 3-1 deficit to win 2016 NBA Finals and end Cleveland's championship drought
17 Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier
18 Giants 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

19 Australia 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

20 Tiger 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.

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Top Remixes

1. Muhammad Ali def George Foreman
2. Michael Jordan's "The Shot"
3. South Sydney Rabbitohs Break Their 43-year Premiership Drought
1. USA Hockey Defeats Soviets 1980
2. Jesse Owens Debunks the Aryan Myth
3. Red Sox overcome 3-0 deficit in 2004 ALCS to beat rival Yankees



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