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Gretzky & Lemieux Are On Their Own Level Of Greatness

Gretzky & Lemieux Are On Their Own Level Of Greatness

This past week, two different friends of mine casually put Sidney Crosby into the same category as Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux (among others) when it comes to all-time hockey greats. One of the friends

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The Road To The 1998 Final Four

The Road To The 1998 Final Four

Kentucky and North Carolina each had new coaches, but the results on the court were awfully familiar. These two bluebloods were joined in San Antonio by new teams from the West, as Stanford and Utah

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The Road To The 1997 Final Four

The Road To The 1997 Final Four

Arizona came to Indianapolis seeking its first national championship. Kentucky was looking to repeat. It was Dean Smith’s swan song at North Carolina and Minnesota’s high point. Here’s a look back on the road all

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The Road To The 1995 Final Four

The Road To The 1995 Final Four

The 1995 Final Four in Seattle was highlighted by a long-awaited UCLA revival and Arkansas’ bid for a dynasty. Here’s a look at the paths the Bruins & Razorbacks, along with North Carolina and Oklahoma

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Deleted Scene: Watson, Jack & The Duel In The Sun At Turnberry

Deleted Scene: Watson, Jack & The Duel In The Sun At Turnberry

Editor's Note: When I originally began writing Great 1980s Sports Moments it was more ambitious and I wrote 37 segments from either the 1970s or 1990s. They are the "deleted scenes", if you will, of

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