While our girlfriends may think it’s crazy that we remember play-by-play details of a football game we saw years ago, we can’t help it. The best sports moments are carved into our minds like our goof-ups are carved into our girlfriends’. But there’s still nothing like a great photo to bring all the memories and emotions back to the surface.
Bleacher Report gives us the 50 most iconic photos in sports history, from defenceman Bobby Orr leaping across the ice to runner Jesse Owens winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Games in the midst of Hitler’s reign.
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