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'Battle of the Sexes' a resounding win for women

Updated: June 23, 2012, 1:31 PM ET
By Neil Amdur | Special to espnW

Greatness in sports is not always defined by the final score. Sometimes it's by the impact an event or a performer leaves on the sport and society.

Roger Bannister's first sub-four-minute mile -- 3 minutes, 59.4 seconds in 1954 -- shattered a barrier that had seemed unattainable physically and mentally. Secretariat's 31-length romp in the 1973 Belmont Stakes en route to a Triple Crown redefined the sport of kings. Nadia Comaneci's perfect 10 on the uneven bars at the 1976 ...

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