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Old 01-02-2018, 06:54 PM
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Favorite Sports Results of 2017

What were your most memorable sporting results of 2017?

For me, #1 was definitely March 25: Oregon 74, Kansas 60. The Ducks not only beat but dominated the top-seeded Jayhawks to advance to the Final Four for the first time since 1939.

The other two that come to mind were both Tottenham Hotspur matches:

April 30: Spurs 2-0 Arsenal. Spurs clinched finishing above Arsenal for the first time in (cough) years. A high point of a very satisfying regular season that ended with a second place finish, making possible...

November 1: Spurs 3-1 Real Madrid. The high point of a sparkling Champions League group stage that saw Spurs win the "Group of Death".
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Old 01-02-2018, 07:03 PM
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Easy for me, The Cleveland Indians American League (and arguably MLB) record, 22 game winning streak.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:04 PM
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Number 1 is certainly game 5 of the National League Division Series, when the Cubs eliminated Washington in the deciding game. It was very sloppily played and lasted forever, but the Cubs advanced. Unfortunately they crapped out against LA in the NLCS.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:05 PM
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The Patriots scoring 31 unanswered points at a game in early February.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:19 PM
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Nashville reaching the Stanley Cup final. As summarized by Twitter's @wholegrainne:

This the remix to Ignition
Anaheim Ducks edition
Took out Ryan Johansen
Got beaten by Colton Sissons

[Sissons had a hat trick in the deciding Game 6, won by the Predators 6-3.]
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:35 PM
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The Bills finally breaking their playoff drought.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:47 PM
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Number 1 is certainly game 5 of the National League Division Series, when the Cubs eliminated Washington in the deciding game. It was very sloppily played and lasted forever, but the Cubs advanced. Unfortunately they crapped out against LA in the NLCS.
This one.
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Pittsburgh Penguins winning their fifth Stanley Cup, becoming the first team to win back to back Cups in almost 20 years, and the first team to do so in the salary cap era.


(Yeah, like you didn't see that coming)
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:41 PM
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World Series game 2, World Series game 5, World Series game 7.
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:53 PM
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The Las Vegas Knights winning their first game was awesome.
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Old 01-02-2018, 11:00 PM
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The Stealers losing to the Patriots in the AFC Championship game. Wait....dammit, that's going to happen in 2018, not 2017!
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Old 01-04-2018, 03:28 PM
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Geelong 13.10 (88) def Hawthorn 12.13 (85) – Round 17
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Old 01-04-2018, 03:35 PM
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The Patriots scoring 31 unanswered points at a game in early February.
More specifically, The Catch by Edelman.
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Old 01-04-2018, 04:15 PM
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Federer, Wimbledon, 'nuff said.
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Old 01-04-2018, 04:17 PM
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World Series game 2, World Series game 5, World Series game 7.
Yes indeed!
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:56 PM
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LA Rams 11-5
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:04 PM
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The Patriots scoring 31 unanswered points at a game in early February.
This is pretty hard to top.
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:15 PM
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The Dodgers losing the World Series.
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:17 PM
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World Series game 2, World Series game 5, World Series game 7.
Was there something dissatisfying about Game 3?
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:39 PM
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Was there something dissatisfying about Game 3?
That one was good, too, but 2 and 5 were crazy insane back-and-forth wins and 7 of course was the clincher.
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:00 PM
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Definitely the Dodgers losing the World Series.
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:01 PM
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Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan winning the Olympic curling trials.
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Old 01-13-2018, 10:46 PM
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I’m not an Astros fan specifically, but their WS victory gets my vote—partly because it was such a great Series (I liked game 5 especially) but also because they defeated the trio of Boston, NY, and LA, three teams with stratospheric payrolls.
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Old 01-13-2018, 11:34 PM
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Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan winning the Olympic curling trials.
Koe isn't much of a surprise, but Homan over Jennifer Jones was.
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Old 01-14-2018, 01:47 PM
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LA Rams 11-5
I loved the Rams becoming the new Bengals.
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Old 01-15-2018, 06:16 PM
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Iím not an Astros fan specifically, but their WS victory gets my voteópartly because it was such a great Series (I liked game 5 especially) but also because they defeated the trio of Boston, NY, and LA, three teams with stratospheric payrolls.
I'm a Yankees fan, but while I was disappointed by the result of that playoff, yeah, the World Series win for Houston made me happy.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:57 AM
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Barca beating PSG, 6-1, in the Champions League to overcome a 4 goal first leg deficit and an away goal.

In the first leg, PSG thrashed Barca by 4-0. In the second leg, Barca needed a 4-0 result to force extra time. They went up 3-0 early, but then PSG scored a goal to get the away goal tie breaker. That meant that Barca needed 6 goals total in the game to win. They scored 3 goals in the last 8 minutes or so to take the win, 6-1.
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Old 01-16-2018, 05:28 PM
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Clemson beating 'Bama was satisfying.

Jordan Spieth winning the British Open was fun.
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Old 01-17-2018, 07:19 AM
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Yankees beating Cleveland in ALDS. Gutty performance by the Yanks and there just wasn't enough in the tank for the ALCS.
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