The reason why we love sports is that they produce authentic narratives that fans can get behind.
Stories of tragedy in loss and defeat, or jubilance in times of victory sweep up the emotions of the sports fan, keeping us invested in these kids’ games played by elite athletes.
We have watched for years as the Browns have suffered defeat each and every Sunday, so a 7-7-1 season feels like the greatest accomplishment in sports.
We saw Tiger Woods hit rock bottom, only to bounce-back and recover to regain some of the form that made him one of the greatest golfers that we have ever seen.
It is because of these feel-good stories that watch sports. So, without further ado, here are the best stories that we have watched unfold in 2018.