Most Important Historic Sporting Events

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Historic sporting events over time have shaped the way fans view the sports, who they cheer for, and the entertainment value for the fans. These events impact the sports industry in fan attendance, television views, and merchandise sales. Sports have been around for centuries, and have been popular in the United States since the early 1900’s. Throughout sports history, there have been many important, or defining moments. Moments that have shaped the way we see these sports and the excitement that boils inside of us at the start of each game. What are historic sporting events? Historic sporting events are moments in sports history where something shocking, inspiring, tear-jerking, legendary, or re-defining occurs during a game, or series …show more content…
Examples of historical sporting events include: The miracle on ice, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier, the four falls of Buffalo, The Celtic’s streak, and the 1999 U.S. Women’s national soccer team. These are all events that greatly impacted fans and continue to today. These moments will always be considered historic and redefining. They changed sports for fans, and for the …show more content…
Entertaining sports moments keep fans coming back for more, and keep fans from getting bored with re-occuring results. These events attract more fans and revenue, and inspire youth to chase their dreams and work hard. The historic events define the legacies of the sports, make american sports what they are, and continue to keep fans in love with their beloved sports, providing fans with great entertainment and inspiration. All of these claims are proved through the examples of just a few redefining moments of glory, despair, or

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