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The greatest chokes in sports history

MAMARONECK, NY - JUNE 18: Phil Mickelson reacts to a missed putt during the final round of the 2006 US Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club on June 18, 2006 in Mamaroneck, New York. Geoff Ogilvy won the US Open with a one stroke victory. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The greatest chokes in sports history

June 19, 2013

Sometimes when the spotlight's brightest, sports stars don't shine, they trip and fall off the stage. On Tuesday night, the San Antonio Spurs held an NBA title in their hands, and then fumbled it away. History suggests they'll have trouble recovering from their Game 6 implosion, but if nothing else, they'll have company. Get ready to cringe as you read of the greatest chokes in sports history. – Jay Busbee