The Best Game-Saving Plays in Sports History

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The Best Game-Saving Plays in Sports History
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Offense always gets all the glory.

The most famous and iconic moments are usually the buzzer-beaters, last-second field goals or the walk-off home runs.

But what about the plays that prevent the other team from beating you?

Like some sort of divine intervention, a defensive game-saving play can turn a game, a series and maybe an entire season around for a team.

These are the top 25 game-saving moments.

Some game-saving plays are on here because of the degree of difficulty. Some are on the slideshow because of the situation in which they occurred.

And some get high marks for both.

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