From questionable wins to murder cases, these 11 athletic events shocked the world.
Soviet Union Basketball Win over United States in 1972 Olympics
The US Men’s Basketball team had won every single game between 1936 and the 1972 final. Had it not been for a referee adding three seconds back on the clock, the US would have beaten Russia on this day as well. To date, the US team refuses to accept their Silver Medal from the ‘72 games and gave rise to the creation of US Olympic Basketball “Dream Teams.”
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