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View Poll Results: MOST DOMINANT SPORTS FIGURE
Alfred Williams 2 13.33%
Russell Wilson 0 0%
Nick Saban 3 20.00%
Goat-boy Bundchen 2 13.33%
Spencer Haywood 0 0%
Joe Sakic 2 13.33%
Bill Russell 3 20.00%
John Elway - GM 4 26.67%
Submission I 4 26.67%
Submission II 1 6.67%
Submission III 0 0%
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Old 05-19-2018, 09:35 AM   #126
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His win at the Belmont by 31 lengths was the most dominant race ever, and maybe the single most dominant sporting event ever. Definitely the most dominant 2 minutes and 24 seconds in sports history.

Super horse and triple crown winner American Pharoah ran the 2nd fastest time ever at Belmont in 2015. Secretariat would have still beat him by 13 lengths.
One of the things people forget is that pretty much every horse other than Sham just skipped that race. Secretariat was like 1-20 favorite, and they allowed no bets other than "win." It was absolutely amazing. But as great as that was, I think his Derby run was even more incredible, since it was against Sham and a few other well-known horses. And he ran faster 1/4 miles every single time. That's insane, and no horse has done that since
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Old 05-19-2018, 10:03 AM   #127
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His win at the Belmont by 31 lengths was the most dominant race ever, and maybe the single most dominant sporting event ever. Definitely the most dominant 2 minutes and 24 seconds in sports history.

Super horse and triple crown winner American Pharoah ran the 2nd fastest time ever at Belmont in 2015. Secretariat would have still beat him by 13 lengths.
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Old 05-19-2018, 10:30 AM   #128
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Old 05-19-2018, 11:46 AM   #129
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One of the things people forget is that pretty much every horse other than Sham just skipped that race. Secretariat was like 1-20 favorite, and they allowed no bets other than "win." It was absolutely amazing. But as great as that was, I think his Derby run was even more incredible, since it was against Sham and a few other well-known horses. And he ran faster 1/4 miles every single time. That's insane, and no horse has done that since



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Old 05-19-2018, 12:05 PM   #130
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My daughter and I are going to Dave & Busters to watch the Preakness later today and then play some Derby Owners Club. Super pumper for that one
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Old 05-19-2018, 12:28 PM   #131
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His win at the Belmont by 31 lengths was the most dominant race ever, and maybe the single most dominant sporting event ever. Definitely the most dominant 2 minutes and 24 seconds in sports history.

Super horse and triple crown winner American Pharoah ran the 2nd fastest time ever at Belmont in 2015. Secretariat would have still beat him by 13 lengths.
2000 US Open win by Tiger was every bit as dominating.
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Old 05-19-2018, 12:35 PM   #132
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While I find it hard to argue about Ali's dominance, I'll point to my original statement on boxers:

if I'm going to go with a boxer it would probably either Julio Cesar Chavez or Joe Louis. Louis was the heavyweight champ for 12 straight years and had 26 straight title defenses (23 won by knockout). Chavez had 27 straight title defenses over multiple belts/weight clases (with 21 knockouts. And once won 87 fights in a row (no draws, 87 straight wins)
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Muhammad Ali. The Greatest should have his name spelled correctly once in this thread.
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Old 05-19-2018, 02:41 PM   #135
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Jim Brown. Most dominant player in the NFL for virtually his entire career, set the record for most yards in a game in his rookie year and never looked back. Not only that, but apparently he was even more dominant at lacrosse than football.

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Yeah, the fact that at age 36 he's #1 in the world in a ridiculously competitive sport is quite remarkable.


Roger Federer has won an all-time record 20 Grand Slam singles titles and has reached a record 30 Grand Slam finals (10 consecutive, and another 8 consecutive the two longest streaks in history), 43 semi-final appearances, and 52 quarter-final appearances. He is one of eight men to have won a career Grand Slam (winning all four Grand Slams at least once) and one of four players to have won a career Grand Slam on three different surfaces, hard, grass and clay courts. Federer has won 8 Wimbledon titles, an all-time record. He is the only male player to have reached 11 finals at a single Grand Slam event (Wimbledon). He is the only male player to win 2 different Grand Slam tournaments at least 6 times (Australian Open, Wimbledon) and the only player to win 3 different tournaments at least 5 times (Wimbledon, Australian Open, US Open). He is the only player to win two Grand Slams five consecutive times at Wimbledon from 200307 and the US Open from 200408. Federer has spent 309 weeks as the No. 1 ranked player in the world (ranked No. 1 for 237 consecutive weeks), the most of any men's tennis player since the inception of these rankings in 1973. ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o..._Roger_Federer
Love Federer and the way he went about his business too. I always found it odd some people would say he was boring becaue he was emotionless. But the man is never rattled, never has been, he is so composed and such a class act, hell of an athlete.
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