The 1980 Win over the Soviets

JCane

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I can't think of one. Given the circumstances and the time in which the game happened, this one wins in a landslide. The Americans taking down the big bad Russians during the Cold War. Sucks I was a mere two years old then.
 

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The Russians had killed us at MSG not too long before that game too. All the **** going on in the world then too. The Iranian Hostage Crisis, our economy was in shambles, the Russians were invading Afghanistan, etc.

Just a crazy time. And a fantastic win.
 

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Considering the game we beat the Russians was NOT the gold medal game, I would not say it was America's biggest sporting moment. I would go with Jesse Owen's four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in front of Hitler.
 
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