Biggest 180s in Sports History

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Scott McLaughlin
December 03, 2018 - 3:46 pm
The Boston University Terriers were considered the favorites to win college hockey’s national championship throughout the 2008-09 season. They led the country in scoring. They were third in defense. They had a great mix of veteran leaders like Hobey Baker Award winner Matt Gilroy, Brian Strait,...
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Scott McLaughlin
November 19, 2018 - 2:57 pm
Long before the Patriots gave us 28-3, there was 35-3. During the wild card round of the 1992 AFC playoffs, the Houston Oilers appeared to be cruising to an easy win over the higher-seeded Buffalo Bills. Warren Moon had thrown four first-half touchdown passes to give the Oilers a 28-3 halftime lead...
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Aaron Halford
November 05, 2018 - 2:53 pm
Despite playing for the small-market Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller was not one to shy away from the big stage and bright lights of Madison Square Garden. Down six points in Game 1 of the 1995 Eastern Conference semifinals with less than 20 seconds left, Miller pulled off the impossible, scoring 8...
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Scott McLaughlin
October 22, 2018 - 1:59 pm
I guess we’re just in the mood for postseason grand slams. Our last entry in the Biggest 180s in Sports History series took a look at David Ortiz’s grand slam in Game 2 of the 2013 ALCS. Then in Game 3 of this year’s ALCS, Jackie Bradley Jr. launched a grand slam that helped give the Red Sox a 2-1...
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Aaron Halford
October 08, 2018 - 9:40 am
After being one-hit by the Tigers in Game 1 of the 2013 ALCS, the Red Sox found themselves in a similar situation in the eighth inning of Game 2. Down 5-1 and struggling offensively again, the Red Sox had a 4 percent chance of winning and evening up the series, according to Baseball-Reference. But...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 17, 2018 - 3:12 pm
This week’s entry in our Biggest 180s in Sports History series takes us across the pond to the English Premier League. Prior to the 2015-16 season, you’d be forgiven for never having heard of Leicester City. But by the end of the season, the Foxes had written one of the most incredible championship...
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Krystle Boyajian
July 30, 2018 - 2:19 pm
On Sept. 23, 2001, the Patriots were hosting the New York Jets at Foxboro Stadium in the second game of the regular season and looking to avoid an 0-2 start after falling to the Bengals in Week 1. Drew Bledsoe was the starting quarterback, just as he had been for the previous eight years. That...
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