50 of the Biggest Disappointments in Sports History

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50 of the Biggest Disappointments in Sports History
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Being a disappointment comes in many different forms.

Perhaps you didn't fulfill the hype you had coming out of the draft, or maybe your team just looked unstoppable all season long, to only fall apart when it mattered the most.

Sometimes a bad choice can lead to the demise of your fame, causing many to be displeased with what you had going for your career.

Whatever it may be, there are many different ways that sports have disappointed us over the years.

Before the 1980s, there were not as many disappointments in sports for what we have seen in recent years.

Perhaps it is due to our higher expectations, or maybe just the greater access we have to information, but through all the research, today's sports seem to stand higher with disappointments compared to what we have seen in the past.

With that said, this list is made up of more recent situations than older ones. Perhaps something was missed through the research done, so please feel free to add anything that you feel was missed in the comments.

Here are 50 of the biggest disappointments in sports history.

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