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Cold moments: When weather and sports collide

What's the worst hand that Mother Nature has ever dealt a sporting event? Story

Updated: October 28, 2008, 10:59 AM ET
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4. Ohio State vs. Michigan

Date: Nov. 25, 1950

Weather: A blizzard. Snow and 28 mph winds.

What happened: Oddsmakers favored the Buckeyes, but they didn't figure on unfavorable weather that would earn this game "The Snow Bowl" nickname. In one of the worst blizzards in Ohio history, Michigan blocked two kicks and won 9-3 to capture the Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl berth. Wolverines halfback Chuck Hortmann, who, like everyone else on the field, ...

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