Most Unlikely Chokes in Sports History

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Most Unlikely Chokes in Sports History
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Athletes falter under the pressure of important games and moments every day, everywhere from Little League fields and high school gyms to Yankee Stadium and the Staples Center.

Confronted with great expectations, they are outplanned, outsmarted, outhustled or straight-up outplayed, joining the untold many who have choked away what could have been—what should have been—a sure thing. 

Some choke jobs are so unexpected that they boggle the mind: record-breaking and bewildering folds under the bright lights that rise above the shock value of the others.

When opportunity presented itself for these ten teams and athletes, they ran in the opposite direction.

Here are Bleacher Report's Most Unlikely Chokes in Sports History.

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