10 Controversial Calls in Sports History

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  • Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, NFL replacement referees
  • Jay Cutler, Denver Broncos, NFL
  • New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, NFL
  • Dallas Stars, hockey, NHL, Stanley Cup, Buffalo Sabres
  • Pittsburgh Steelers, Jerome Bettis, Detroit Lions
  • Chicago Bulls, Utah Jazz, Michael Jordan
  • New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles
  • Scottie Pippen, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks
  • Kent Hrbek, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins
  • University of Colorado, University of Missouri, football

New England Patriots vs. Oakland Raiders (2002)

This AFC divisional playoff game, best known as the "Tuck Rule Game," came down to an official call that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had not been sacked by Raiders' cornerback Charles Woodson. In the end, the ball was given back to the Pats, who ended the game with a 23-yard field goal and a 16-13 win in overtime (the Patriots went on to win the Super Bowl title that year).

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