Biggest chokes of last 25 years

6. Memphis, 2008 NCAA Championship Game: Most remember this game for Mario Chalmers' 3-pointer to send the game to overtime. What they forget is that Memphis held a 9-point lead with just 2:12 to go. At that point, Kansas started to foul and Memphis obliged by missing four of its final five free throws, giving the Jayhawks a chanced to get back into the game, which they did, eventually winning in overtime.

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New Zealand held an 8-1 lead over the USA in the America's Cup, only to watch the Americans win eight straight races to claim the Cup. With a championship on the line, what are the biggest chokes in sports over the last 25 years?
Jay Hart

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