Eric Neel on the Miracle on Ice
The Miracle on Ice is the game that gave birth to a generation of sports fans. It's the game that changed -- for Americans, for Russians, for most anyone in the world with a radio or a television and a competitive bone in their bodies -- the very definition of what was possible. More ...

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