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3 Seconds From Gold: 'Stolen Glory' Recalls Epic 1972 Olympic Basketball Final

Taps Gallagher | Posted 10.01.2012 | Fifty
Taps Gallagher

To this day, 40 years after that final buzzer sounded, 12 silver medals lay unclaimed in a storage room maintained for the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. History says those silver medals belong to the Americans. Doug Collins and his teammates say that "history" is mistaken.