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Why We Should Never Forget September 12, 2009

By Tom McLean On September - 13 - 2009

Saturday was one of those days where it was acceptable to spend the entire day on the couch with my endless supply of Fritos and Gatorade. Sports nuts, like myself, were able to watch dozens of different events on the television.

From college football games that shocked and impressed, to a NASCAR race that set the tone for the stretch to the championship, to a PGA Tour event that exhibited a Tiger Woods that we have come to appreciate, we fans had the chance to witness great sports at all times of the day.

Because we don't seem to have days like those too often, I thought I would take the time to make a dedication to September 12, 2009. I only hope that all viewers realized what kind of a day it was: a day that should never be forgotten.

Let's start with what we called the "Collision in Columbus." Being from Los Angeles, the town had been talking non-stop about how USC was going to have a tough matchup in the game that will define its season and prove to the sports world that last year's demolition of the Buckeyes was no fluke.  

The Ohio State fan nation had gone into this game hoping that Jim Tressell would shake off his losing record in g...

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