With all the scandal, cheating and deception that plague collegiate and professional sports, it can be easy to forget why we love these games.
A video making the rounds on the internet serves as a reminder. The six-minute, 17-second video contains many of the most memorable sporting moments of the television era. Everything from Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech in 1939 to "The Catch" to Chris Webber's infamous timeout. Some of these moments are from championship-winning performances while others occurred in forgettable regular-season contests.
Together they make up the fabric of American sports lore in the past century.
Bring back any memories?