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Most Memorable Sports Moments of the 1970s

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Miami Dolphins win Super Bowl 7 to cap perfect season Report Abuse
The Dolphins remain the only perfect team in NFL history.
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Secretariat wins Triple Crown Report Abuse
Secretariat is arguably the greatest race horse in history and won the Belmont Stakes by an astounding 33 lengths.
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NFL-AFL merger Report Abuse
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Immaculate Reception Report Abuse
Franco Harris's miracle touchdown in the waning seconds of a 1972 playoff game against Oakland is one of the most famous plays in football history.
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Hank Aaron hits home run 714 Report Abuse
Aaron surpassed Babe Ruth as the all time home run leader.
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Reggie Jackson hits three home runs on three swings in Game 6 of '77 World Series Report Abuse
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Marshall football team killed in plane crash Report Abuse
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George Steinbrenner buys the Yankees Report Abuse
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Nadia Comaneci scores perfect 10 at '76 Olympics Report Abuse
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Monday Night Football debuts Report Abuse
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Mark Spitz wins 7 swimming gold medals at '72 Olympics Report Abuse
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Magic-Bird showdown in '79 National Title game. Report Abuse
The game kicked off a rivalry that would last more than a decade in the NBA and the game made the NCAA Final Four a relevant event.
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Ali defeats Frazier at Madison Square Garden Report Abuse
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George Foreman defeats Joe Frazier Report Abuse
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NBA-ABA merger Report Abuse
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Rumble in the Jungle--Ali defeats Foreman Report Abuse
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Curt Flood sues to block trade; paves the way to free agency Report Abuse
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Roberto Clemente killed in plane crash Report Abuse
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US loses gold medal in basketball to USSR under controversial circumstances at '72 Olympics Report Abuse
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Longest NFL Game played between Dolphins and Chiefs Report Abuse
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Carlton Fisk's dramatic home run in '75 World Series Report Abuse
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Bucky Dent homer leads Yankees over Red Sox in playoff Report Abuse
Dent became an unlikely hero as the Yankees ended up in the World Series while the Red Sox blew another opportunity to end its championship drought.
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Kermit Washington punches Rudy Tomjanovich unconscious during NBA game Report Abuse
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Bobby Riggs and Billy Jean King "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match Report Abuse
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O.J. Simpson rushes for 2,000 yards Report Abuse
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