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2001 Best Sports Moments

  • NBA All-Star Game, Washington - February 11th, 2001

    Allen Iverson scores 15 points in the fourth-quarter to lead the East to a stunning comeback victory over the West. The East were down by 21 with nine minutes left. That's when Allen provided all the answers. He finished with 25 points and was named the All-Star Game MVP.

  • Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals, Denver - June 9th, 2001

    The Colorado Avalanche defeat the New Jersey Devils 3 -1 to win the Stanley Cup. Patrick Roy is named MVP and Ray Bourque wins his first Stanley Cup after playing 22 years in the NHL.

  • Lakers Repeat, Philadelphia - June 15th, 2001

    The LA Lakers win their second straight NBA title by defefeating the Philadelphia 76ers in five games. Allen Iverson did not have the answer for Shaq and Kobe and the rest of the Lakers who are already predicting a three-peat.

  • Hotdog World Record, New York - July 4th, 2001

    131-pound Takeru Kobayashi of Japan shatters the world record for hotdog eating by pounding down 50 hotdogs in 12 minutes.

  • 2001 Baseball All-Star Game, Seattle - July 10th, 2001
    Cal Ripken hits a homerun in his final MLB All-Star game to lead the American League over the National League 4 - 1. Ripken is named MVP and gets a standing ovation.

  • US Open Final, New York - September 8th, 2001
    Venus Williams and Serena Williams make history by playing each other in the womens' final. Venus beats her younger sis in straight sets to take her second straight title.

  • Bonds Hits 73rd Homerun, LA - October 6th, 2001
    Barry Bonds hits his 73rd homerun of the season to beat his own record.

  • Jordan Returns, New York - October 30th, 2001 - MJ returns to the NBA in a game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Gardens. Michael and the Wizards lose but who cares? MJ's back.

  • Diamondbacks Win World Series, Phoenix - November 4th, 2001 - Luis Gonzalez singles home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the New York Yankees, 3 - 2 and win the World Series.

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    unicornsrule626
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    rainbowpoptart
    I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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    angelover4
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    angelover4
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    angelover4
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