Tag: Upsets

The US men's ice hockey team celebrates a victory over the USSR at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. (Image: Getty)

Miracle on Ice: USA Upsets USSR at 1980 Olympics

Forty years ago today, the “Miracle on Ice” occurred when team USA upset the mighty Soviet Union (USSR) 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The Americans rallied from behind to defeat the best hockey team in the world at the time. […]

Evansville guard Sam Cunliffe blocks Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY. (Image: Getty)

No. 1 Kentucky Upset by 25-Point Dog Evansville Purple Aces

The unranked Evansville Purple Aces (2-0), coached by former Kentucky basketball star Walter McCarty, delivered a shocking upset to the #1 Kentucky Wildcats, 67-64, at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Kentucky (2-1) came into the game as a 25-point favorite. For a second week in a row, a #1 ranked team […]