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Closing Shot: ‘Do you believe in miracles?!’

Forty years ago this week, the U.S. stunned the hockey world by knocking off the Soviet Union en route to winning gold at the 1980 Olympics. The performance provided one of the most iconic moments in Olympics history and was a feat matched only by the work that went on to develop the team off the ice.
Team USA upset the four-time reigning Olympic champions from the USSR in the semifinals before beating Finland for the gold. Photo: getty images Team USA upset the four-time reigning Olympic champions from the USSR in the semifinals before beating Finland for the gold. Photo: getty ima...

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