1980: A miracle impossible to forget

In Page 2's tour of the most memorable sports years, Mary Buckheit nominates 1980 because of the "Miracle on Ice" -- even though she wasn't even born yet.

Updated: July 29, 2008, 3:40 PM ET
By Mary Buckheit | Page 2

I want to tell you that 1980 was absolutely, indisputably the most unforgettable year in sports history. But I can't take this position without first admitting one thing:

I don't remember any of it. Not one lick.

You see, I was born in 1980. I existed for only four months of that year. But from what people tell me, it was a spectacular sports year. And I believe them.

Now, before you discredit my argument by claiming that I'm too young to make it, might ...

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