Biggest 180s in Sports History

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning
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Scott McLaughlin
September 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Perhaps the most memorable regular-season entry in the Tom Brady-Peyton Manning rivalry came on Nov. 24, 2013 at Gillette Stadium. The first half was actually quite forgettable for Patriots fans, as Manning and the Broncos stormed out to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter, thanks in large part to the...
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LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony
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Sam Cohn
September 03, 2019 - 4:13 pm
The 2004 Olympics were a disappointment, a humiliation, and most importantly a wakeup call for the USA Basketball program.
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Sam Cohn
August 08, 2019 - 1:05 pm
It was never a major concern in 2018 of who was on the mound for the Boston Red Sox . Each guy that donned a Sox uniform and stared down an opposing batter gave fans a lot more hope than stress. Just one year later, the defending World Series Champs can’t start games, can’t close games, and can’t...
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Sam Cohn
July 24, 2019 - 11:48 am
Patrick Ewing, Walt Frazier, Earl Monroe, Willis Reed, and Charles Oakley are all names synonymous with the greatness of the New York Knicks. They’re some of the best to ever play in the Mecca of basketball -- Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are a big market team atop a city overflowing with...
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Alex Pietrangelo
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Sam Cohn
July 08, 2019 - 11:00 am
In January, the St. Louis Blues held a record of 17-20-4 at the exact halfway point in the season. The Blues were also in last place in the NHL. With a very slim chance of even making the playoffs, and in pure hockey fashion, the Blues didn’t just give up to tank for the first overall pick. Mike...
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Kyrie Irving
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Sam Cohn
June 17, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Coming into the 2018-2019 NBA season, the Boston Celtics were the favorites to win the East in the post-LeBron James era with a deep rotation and well-respected head coach. So how did they fall so far short of those expectations? Just one year ago, two detrimental injuries to Kyrie Irving and...
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Mike Cratty
May 02, 2019 - 2:50 pm
After an incredible regular season, things went sour for the Tampa Bay Lightning come playoff time. Their 62 wins tied the 1995-96 Red Wings for the most in a single season in NHL regular season history, and their 128 points were four shy of the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens’ record 132 points. The...
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Mike Cratty
April 30, 2019 - 3:01 pm
A huge storyline to come out of this year’s epic March Madness was how the University of Virginia’s men's team totally flipped the script. In 2018, Virginia (31-3) held the number one seed in the South region of the bracket. To the surprise of many, they got smoked by number 16 seed UMBC by 20...
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Tiger Woods
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Mike Cratty
April 22, 2019 - 3:14 pm
For years, it looked like Tiger Woods would never win another major. But last week he completed a remarkable 180 and won the Masters, his first major championship since 2008. In the years leading up to Tiger’s latest Masters victory, his life saw great turbulence with an infidelity scandal, divorce...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Brasier
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Mike Cratty
April 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Ryan Brasier’s baseball career has been a crazy journey. This journey includes parts of 10 seasons in the minor leagues, a season in Japan, and time in Mexico. Originally drafted in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft by the Los Angeles Angels, he didn’t see his first MLB action in LA...
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