The Most Memorable Sports Moments of 2013 — Top 20 GIFs & Videos

Published:12:27 pm EDT, December 17, 2013| Updated:3:59 pm EDT, December 17, 2013|

6. Trey Burke's 30-Footer Lifts Michigan

Trey Burke, Michigan,

Arlington, March 29: Michigan point guard Trey Burke drilled this improbable three-point buzzer beater to force overtime against Kansas. The Wolverines finished off the Jayhawks in the extra period to advance to the Elite 8.

John Beilein's team went all the way to the national championship game, but ultimately came up short against Louisville.

7. Kevin Ware's Gruesome Leg Injury

Kevin Ware, leg injury, Louisville

Indianapolis, March 31: With the world watching, Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered one of the most gruesome injuries you'll ever see during a sporting event. However, his teammates used the injury as a rallying point during the Cardinals' run to their third NCAA championship.

8. Bruins' Epic Comeback

Boston Bruins, Game 6, Maple Leafs

Boston, May 13: The Boston Bruins made history by erasing a three-goal third period deficit against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Trailing 4-1 with 14 minutes remaining in the final frame, the Bruins scored three straight goals — including two in the final minute — to force overtime. Centerman Patrice Bergeron scored the game-tying goal and game-winning overtime goal to give the Bruins a 5-4 win and berth in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

The Bruins made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals, but ultimately came up short against the Chicago Blackhawks.

9 Blackhawks Advance to Conference Finals With Game 7 Overtime Goal

Brent Seabrook, Chicago Blackhawks, winning goal

Chicago, May 29: Brent Seabrook netted the series-clinching overtime goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Detroit Red Wings. The Blackhawks went on to defeat the Boston Bruins in six games to win the Stanley Cup.

10. Yasiel Puig's Amazing MLB Debut

Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles, June 3: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig burst onto the national in his very first Major League game. The 23-year-old Cuban defector finished 2 for 4 at the plate, including a hit in his first career at-bat. But it was Puig's defensive prowess that stole the show. He threw an absolute frozen rope from right field to first base to complete a game-ending double play, leaving spectators with their jaws hanging on the floor.

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