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    Sports Detectives

    S1 E1 Miracle on Ice Flag

    It's a story with as many twists and turns as the USA Hockey Team's improbable path to Olympic gold in 1980. The American flag draped around goalie Jim Craig can be seen in photos taken on the ice after the historic win, but where is it now? A few people claim to know its whereabouts, but their stories are at odds with each other. Speaking to Jim Craig himself might be the only way for Sports Detectives Lauren Gardner and Kevin Barrows to find out the truth about the Miracle on Ice flag.

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Some of the most coveted and valuable treasures from history's greatest games and players are missing or misidentified. It's up to the Sports Detectives to find the items and get to the truth. Follow private investigator Kevin Barrows and sports reporter Lauren Gardner as they travel the country on the hunt for Ali's missing Olympic gold medal, Jim Craig's Miracle on Ice flag, Dale Earnhardt's first racecar, and other legendary items.
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