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Longest Winning Streaks

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The Associated Press | March 19, 2013 05:14 PM EST | AP


The Miami Heat have won 23 games in a row, 10 short of matching the NBA record. From squash to stocks, here are two dozen winning streaks over the years:

2,495 – Harlem Globetrotters vs. Washington Generals (1962-71)

555 – Jahangir Khan, squash (1981-86)

504 – Miller Place (N.Y.) High School, badminton (1973-2005)

470 – Esther Vergeer, wheelchair tennis (2003-12)

459 – Brandon (Fla.) High School, wrestling (1974-2008)

252 – Trinity (Conn.) men's squash (1998-2012)

159 – Cael Sanderson, Iowa State, wrestling (1998-02)

151 – Concord (Calif.) De La Salle High School, football (1992-2004)

122 – Edwin Moses, 400-meter hurdles (1977-87)

109 – Penn State women's volleyball (2007-10)

90 – Connecticut women's basketball (2008-10)

88 – UCLA men's basketball (1971-74)

87 – Julio Cesar Chavez, boxing (1980-93)

74 – Martina Navratilova, WTA tennis (1984)

62 – U.S. men's Olympic basketball (1936-72)

55 – Mount Union, NCAA Division III football (2000-03)

54 – Kincsem, thoroughbred racing (1874)

46 – Guillermo Vilas, ATP tennis (1977)

33 – Los Angeles Lakers, NBA (1971-72)

26 – New York Giants, MLB (1916)

21 – New England Patriots, NFL (2003-04)

17 – Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL (1993)

15 – Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS (1997-98)

14 days – Dow Jones industrial average (1897)