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Christmas may be a holiday, but the sports world doesn’t take Dec. 25 off. This year’s offerings include an NFL double-header, (Pittsburgh vs. Houston, Oakland vs. Philadelphia) while the NBA will go five games deep, including a NBA Finals rematch between Golden State and Cleveland.

Whether any of these games produces some memorable moments remains to be seen, but as you can see from our top 10 list below, the competition to go down in sports history on Christmas Day is pretty deep.

10. 2016: Pittsburgh Clinches AFC North with Last-Second TD

The NFL played its first Christmas Day games since 2011 and the Pittsburgh/Baltimore matchup was one for the ages. Trailing 17-10 heading into the fourth quarter, the Steelers scored three touchdowns in the final period. The last was a dramatic four-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown with nine seconds left in the game. The winning effort not only clinched the AFC North for Pittsburgh, but it also made Brown the only player since Marvin Harrison to have four straight 100-reception seasons (Brown made it five in a row in 2017.).

Read more to see which NFL  Christmas Day moment landed in the #1 spot.







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