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Great Moments In The Histories Of The Steelers and Packers

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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Great Moments In The Histories Of The Steelers and Packers

They are two of the league's premier franchises and have given football some of its most memorable moments. We look at some of the best.

STEELERS

  • 1940: The Steelers become the first NFL team to officially like black people
  • 1972: In what will become known as the "Immaculate Reception," Franco Harris grabs the ball by his fingertips just as it's about to hit the ground, runs it into the end zone, and gives birth to the second coming of Christ
  • 1976: Lynn Swann makes a diving catch in Super Bowl X that's just a little too hard to describe right here
  • 1997: Jerome Bettis barrels through the Bengals' defensive line for a 6-yard gain

PACKERS

  • 1919: The Packers shatter the previous professional football record by playing two consecutive games
  • 1967: Packers win the Ice Bowl after QB Bart Starr becomes the last player on the field not to freeze to death
  • 1968: Vince Lombardi instills in his players the idea to carry him off the field if they win the Super Bowl
  • 2010: Everything shitty that happened to Brett Favre

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