Daily sports question #8: greatest upset in sports history?

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  1. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    i'm sure members will disagree with me on this one...

    but im gonna go with the jets super bowl III upset of the 18 point favorite baltimore colts


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    1980 USA hockey/buster douglass posts to follow
     
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    1-2-3 kid over razor ramon
     
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    Greece's Euro 2004 win
     
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    Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson
     
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    HAL HAM

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    Matt Sera beating GSP for the title
     
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    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    that's a good one.
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    GGGGG-Men over what would've been called the greatest team in NFL history, the 18-1 Pats.

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    they wouldnt even take bets!!! when has vegas refused to take money?
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    im shocked, i thought the miracle on ice would be polling stronger.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    thats a good one
     
  11. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    George Mason to the Final Four (I'm a little biased here)
    [video=youtube;gGHQ6xpnahI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGHQ6xpnahI[/video]

    U.S. Soccer snaps #1 Spain's 35 game unbeaten streak with a 2-0 victory in the 2009 Confederations Cup
    [video=youtube;S58rstMhKK8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S58rstMhKK8[/video]
     
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    ugh....2004 red sox comin back from 0-3 ta beet tha yanks.....
     
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    1996 Team USA World Cup of Hockey :slick:

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    I know it was pros vs. pros but that Team Canada had a crazy roster, Gretzky, Lindros, Messier, Stevens, Brodeur, Sakic...etc.
     
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    Sorry to burst your bubble. George Mason making it to the final 4 was a nice story but not an upset. They didn't win the title.

    As for the USA, was it in the World Cup? Doesn't count. The confederations cup is a meaningless trophy for teams in Europe and South America. They sometimes rest players and it's more a friendly for them.

    The day USA beats Spain in the WC, it will then be a major upset.
     
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    A wordy fucker.
     
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    An upset but not has big as 1980. A bunch of minor-leaguers vs The Russian Red Army. That was an upset. Most people forget they had to beat Finland to win the gold. Many thing that was the gold medal match.
     
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    Pulling Tretiak could be the dumbest move in sports history.
     
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    Oh no. Hockey talk. I'm out
     
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    Geez don't rain on my parade or nothing! :cry:

    George Mason won 4 games beating #6 seed Michigan State, #3 seed UNC, #7 seed Witchita State, and #1 seed Uconn that is a major upset in my book regardless if they won the overall title or not.

    I should have posted the US's Quarterfinal run in the World Cup then.
     
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    1969 mets beat an orioles squad with four 20 game winners.

    major upset for sure, but not nearly as huge as USA hockey 1980