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  • This Day In Sports History (December 23rd) — Immaculate Reception

    This Day In Sports History (December 23rd) — Immaculate Reception

    It was on this day in 1972 that the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders played in the AFC Divisional playoff game at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The game is most remembered for the “Immaculate Reception” made by Steelers running back Franco Harris. The play occurred when the Steelers faced a fourth-and-10 from their […]