Sailing might not dominate headlines in the U.S., but let's not downplay what just happened at the America's Cup on Wednesday: Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in the sport's history by beating New Zealand in a winner-take-all Race 19 -- its eighth straight victory in the competition. Observers are putting it up there with the best rallies ever. Where does it rank for you?

Best sports comebacks

Maple Leafs (1942)

Maple Leafs (1942)

The comeback: Trailed Red Wings 3-0 in Stanley Cup Finals; won 4-3.

BYU (1980)

BYU (1980)

The comeback: Trailed SMU 45-25 with less than 3 minutes left in Holiday Bowl; won 46-45.

Bills (1993)

Bills (1993)

The comeback: Trailed Oilers 35-3 in 3rd quarter of wild-card game; won 41-38 in OT.

Pacers (1995)

Pacers (1995)

The comeback: Trailed Knicks 105-99 with 18.7 seconds left in Game 1 of 2nd round; Reggie Miller scored 8 points in 9 seconds to win 107-105.

Ryder Cup (1999)

Ryder Cup (1999)

The comeback: U.S. trailed Europe 10-6 entering singles matches; won 14.5-13.5.

Lakers (2000)

Lakers (2000)

The comeback: Down 75-60 to Trail Blazers in 4th quarter of Western Conference finals Game 7; won 89-84.

Colts (2003)

Colts (2003)

The comeback: Down 35-14 to Buccaneers with 4 minutes left on Monday Night Football; won 38-35 in OT.

Red Sox (2004)

Red Sox (2004)

The comeback: Down 3-0 to Yankees in ALCS, won 4 straight to reach World Series.

Illinois (2005)

Illinois (2005)

The comeback: Trailed Arizona 75-60 with 4:02 left in Elite Eight game; won 90-89 in OT.

Liverpool (2005)

Liverpool (2005)

The comeback: Trailed Milan 3-0 through 53 minutes in UEFA Champions League final; tied it 3-3 and won on penalties.

Michigan St. (2006)

Michigan St. (2006)

The comeback: Trailed host Northwestern 38-3 in 3rd quarter; won 41-38.

Flyers (2010)

Flyers (2010)

The comeback: Trailed Bruins 3-0 in Eastern Conference semifinals, forced Game 7, trailed Bruins 3-0 in game; won game and series 4-3.

Ryder Cup (2012)

Ryder Cup (2012)

The comeback: Europe trailed U.S. 10-4; won 14.5-13.5.

Bruins (2013)

Bruins (2013)

The comeback: Trailed Maple Leafs 4-1 in 3rd period of Game 7 of 1st round; won 5-4 in OT.

America's Cup (2013)

America's Cup (2013)

The comeback: Trailed New Zealand 8-1; won 9-8.

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