04/06/2012 09:11 am ET Updated Jun 06, 2012

The 100 Most Heated Rivalries in Sports

Flooded with world-class athletic talents, high-flying personalities and ruthless competitors, the sports world naturally features plenty of personal and team competitions amid the search for greatness.

Rivalries have always exhilarated fans and sent journalists into frenzies, but never cease to create worldwide disdain.

Ah the sweetness of sports, the truth behind fanbase passion.

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