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 Posted: Thu Jun 27th, 2013 12:58 am
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dogfacedgremlin34 wrote: I'm from Boston.  Take your pick.

Still have to go with '86 Game 6 World Series as my #1.  2008 Patsies Super Bowl was pretty devestating as well.  So was the 2012 Super Bowl.  Aaron Boone, 2003.  Bucky Dent, 1978.  Celts snatching defeat from the jaws of victory from the Lakers in Game 7 a couple years ago. Brutal.

Let's put it this way...as bad as the Bruins loss was, it might not even register in my Top 10.


Agree with all of the above 100 percent



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 Posted: Thu Jun 27th, 2013 01:40 am
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clawmaster wrote: Cubs choking in 1969.

Followed by the 1984 Cubs, the 2003 Cubs and the Hawks game Khawk mentioned. The game the Bears lost to the Redskins in the playoffs is up there too. Why the fuck did Da Bears punt the ball to Darrell Green?



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The Bears loss to the Niners in 88 ranks up there for me since they were only 1 game away from the SB. I still hate the Niners.

Also the Sox loss to the Orioles in 83 in the AlCS was my first tough loss.

As I've gotten older I find myself not caring like I did when I was young. The Bears loss to the Colts in SB XLI was disappointing, just not that big of a deal for some reason. I think it has to do with the ridiculous salaries and outrageous ticket prices that make it hard to go to games.



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Game 7 of 1986 Smythe Divisin Final.  STEVE SMITH!

Game 1 of the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals, choking away a 3 goal lead to the Hurricanes, and also losing Dwayne Roloson.

Game 7 of the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals.  Broke my heart.



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KU losing to Syracuse in the 2003 NCAA Final. The prior year KU had made it to the final 4 and lost to Maryland in the semifinal. Everyone except for Drew Gooden returned and it was an even better team that year. Thankfully  they pulled that massive comeback vs Memphis in 2008 to win it all.

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Bucky fucking Dent.



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Hands down.

Ohio State has a bunch to choose from. But the 1998 squad was easily the best team Cooper ever put together--like, early '00s Miami/USC levels of NFL talent. The only Cooper team ever to win both the Michigan game and the bowl game. And yet they fucking blew a 24-9 lead to Michigan State.

I'm not even going to get into the Browns and Bengals.

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srossi wrote: Game 7, 2001 World Series was by far the worst. 

Game 5, 1995 Division Series vs. Seattle also still stings.


I go with the 1995 game easy. Being back in the playoffs was still fresh for Yankees fans. They were up two games to none and Yankees fans were rabid off an exciting game 2.

The 2001 Series, by then the Yanks had won a bunch of times already, overall played a lousy World Series and did not hit a lick but got bailed out, Mariano fucked the game up and a few ding hits killed them at the end, too.

To me that was not as bad as 1995 which ended with a stunning hit after a comeback.

Believe it or not, watching Tom Watson miss the putt to win the 2009 British Open was horrible, as we almost had a guy from "our day" beat the young 'uns and win a major.

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PeteF3 wrote:

Hands down.

Ohio State has a bunch to choose from. But the 1998 squad was easily the best team Cooper ever put together--like, early '00s Miami/USC levels of NFL talent. The only Cooper team ever to win both the Michigan game and the bowl game. And yet they fucking blew a 24-9 lead to Michigan State.

I'm not even going to get into the Browns and Bengals.


You know at the time I imagined how this must be for an Indians fan. Lost in 1995 to a good Braves team that had to win one sometime.

But 1997, Mesa as "closer" and against a teel-clad expansion team that had no fan base. Yuck.

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yellowdog wrote: Bucky fucking Dent
But you still have Dave Fucking Roberts.  



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Here's what I wrote a few years ago when DFG started a thread asking your "Top 5 Disappointing Playoff or Tourney Losses by Teams For Which You Rooted"
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1.)NY Mets losing to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 7 of The NLCS in 2006.

2.)Dallas Stars lose to The Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the NHL playoffs in 1997 in Game 7 when Todd Marchant scored in overtime on Andy Moog.

3.)NY Jets losing to the Denver Broncos 23-10 in the 1998/99 season AFC Championship game.

4.)NY Jets losing to The NE Patriots in the first game of the 1999 season and Vinny Testaverde goes down with a ruptured Achilles Tendon. They were favored to win the Super Bowl that season.

5.)The LA Lakers lose to The San Antonio Spurs in game 6 of the 2003 Western Conference Semifinals.

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I'm with Claw on this one. I was 10 years old when the Braves left Milwaukee and was just getting in baseball. I started listening to the Cubs on the radio in 1966. They finished dead last but the next year shot up to third place. 1969 was a magical year...until mid-August. To this day I tell people my favorite team is the Cubs and my second favorite team is whoever is playing the Mets. All these many years later I still hate them.

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BruiserBrodyMania wrote: The Bears loss to the Niners in 88 ranks up there for me since they were only 1 game away from the SB. I still hate the Niners.

Also the Sox loss to the Orioles in 83 in the AlCS was my first tough loss.

As I've gotten older I find myself not caring like I did when I was young. The Bears loss to the Colts in SB XLI was disappointing, just not that big of a deal for some reason. I think it has to do with the ridiculous salaries and outrageous ticket prices that make it hard to go to games.


I'm with BBM completely on this.

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