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The 10 Greatest Sports Epics Ever

By Alan Rubenstein On June - 28 - 2010
When John Isner defeated Nicholas Mahut in an improbable 70-68 fifth set, they set a new standard for epic sports competition. Epic movies often garner the Academy Awards. Epics in sports give us a frame of reference. You remember where you were when these events happened. These are the games and matches that make us sports fans. We marvel at the athletes’ perseverance, determination and guts. In these marathons, all of these athletes are to be applauded. The effects on the teams and players that have competed in epic contests have varied. Some have gone on to win their sports title, while others seemed too exhausted to continue the great run.

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