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The United States Olympic womens basketball team is absolutely destroying its opponents, and the carnage is palpable. Adidas Superstar Tutte Bianche .Heading into Thursdays semifinal against France, the American women are 5-0 in Rio, winning by margins of 46, 30, 26, 40 and 65 points.The feats of the U.S. women got us thinking about the most dominant teams in sports history. With that in mind, here are 10 of our favorites:2011-present New Zealand rugby teamThe facts: Even by the high standards of the famed All Blacks, they have played at a historic level for the past five years -- winning 92 percent of their matches during that span. New Zealand won the 2011 World Cup on home soil and the 2015 World Cup in England. Not surprisingly, the All Blacks currently sit at No. 1 in the world rugby rankings, comfortably ahead of No. 2 England. New Zealand begins play in the 2016 Rugby Championship on Saturday in Australia, with designs on avenging last years Southern Hemisphere title loss to the Wallabies.Key player: Dan Carter is widely recognized as one of the finest players in rugby history. He was named the top player in the world twice during this span, in 2012 and 2015. Carter holds the all-time international scoring record, having tallied 1,598 points since his national debut in 2003.Key statistic: The All Blacks havent lost consecutive matches since August 2011. Since then, they have played 64 times, with the following results: 59 victories, 3 defeats, 2 draws.2008-09 FC BarcelonaThe facts: Barca became one of a handful of clubs to achieve the coveted treble -- winning its league, national cup competition and continental championship in the same season. Rookie coach Pep Guardiola, who played midfield for the team from 1990-2001, guided the squad to a record of 49 victories, 7 losses and 13 draws -- not including a 6-0 record in preseason friendlies. After winning the Champions League final 2-0 over Manchester United, Guardiola put the feat in perspective, saying: We are not the best team in history. But we have played the best season in history.Key player: Lionel Messi scored a team-high 38 goals as Barca captured trophies in La Liga, Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League.Key statistic: Barca outscored its opponents 105-35 during the La Liga campaign and finished nine points ahead of Real Madrid atop the standings.1998 New York YankeesThe facts: Its easy to forget that the 98 Yankees lost four of their first five games. Owner George Steinbrenner was growing impatient, and manager Joe Torre was being questioned about his job security. Then history happened, as the Yankees stormed to a 114-48 regular-season record and went 11-2 in the postseason on their way to a World Series championship. Those 125 combined victories stand as an MLB record.Key player: Derek Jeter emerged in a big way in his third full season, earning the first of 14 career All-Star selections. He batted .324 with 19 home runs and 84 RBIs, and he led the major leagues with 127 runs.Key statistic: The 1998 Yankees led the majors with 965 runs despite fielding one of MLBs oldest teams, with an average age of 30.5.1995-96 Chicago BullsThe facts: Behind arguably the greatest player and coach in NBA history, the Bulls ran roughshod through the league to a then-record 72 regular-season wins. The discussion of the Bulls dominance could extend to much of the 1990s, but the team truly reached its zenith in 1995-96 -- leading the league with 105.2 points per game and ranking No. 3 defensively by allowing only 92.9 points per game. Most importantly, Chicago won its fourth championship in six seasons.Key player: After missing most of two seasons to try playing professional baseball, Michael Jordan returned to being the NBAs best player by winning his eighth scoring title at 30.4 points per game.Key statistic: The Bulls finished in the NBAs top five that season in rebounds, assists, steals and 3-point shooting percentage.1992 U.S. Olympic mens basketball teamThe facts: After settling for bronze at Seoul in 1988, the U.S. took advantage of professional eligibility for the subsequent Olympics to assemble the greatest team in basketball history. Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson headlined a roster that included 11 future Hall of Famers. The Dream Team went 8-0 in Barcelona, with a 43.8-point average victory margin, to capture the gold medal and restore the U.S. as the worlds top basketball power.Key player: On a team of superstars, Charles Barkley shined the brightest from a statistical standpoint. He led the team in scoring at 18 points per game while shooting 71.1 percent from the field.Key statistic: Zero. Thats the number of timeouts called by U.S. coach Chuck Daly at the 92 Olympics.1985 Chicago BearsThe facts: The Bears demolished opponents and embraced celebrity status on their way to winning Super Bowl XX. Chicago went 15-1, and its ferocious defense allowed the fewest points and yards in the league. Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton racked up 2,034 yards and 11 touchdowns from scrimmage to anchor the NFLs No. 2 scoring offense.Key player: Payton is undeniably one of the greatest players in NFL history, but Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent might have been the Bears best player in 1985. Dent recorded 17 sacks and two interceptions in addition to forcing seven fumbles and recovering two.Key statistic: The Bears won their three postseason games by a combined score of 91-10, including a 46-10 blowout of the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.1963-75 UCLA Bruins mens basketballThe facts: Under legendary coach John Wooden, UCLA won 10 national basketball championships in a 12-season span, culminating with an 88-game winning streak from 1971 to 1974. The Bruins became a factory for NBA standouts, producing future Hall of Famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Gail Goodrich and Jamaal Wilkes.Key player(s): Centers Abdul-Jabbar and Walton rank among the top players in college basketball history, although neither was allowed to play at the varsity level as a freshman due to NCAA rules at the time. Abdul-Jabbar, known as Lew Alcindor while at UCLA, averaged 26.4 points and 15.5 rebounds per game in three seasons. Walton averaged 20.3 points and 15.7 rebounds in three seasons.Key statistic: Walton made 21 of 22 shots from the field and finished with 44 points in the 1973 NCAA tournament championship game against Memphis State. The Bruins won 87-66 to extend their winning streak to 75 games and claim their ninth championship in 10 seasons.1958-66 Boston CelticsThe facts: Beginning with the 1958-59 season, the Celtics established a mark for NBA excellence that almost certainly will never be broken, winning eight consecutive league championships.Key player: Bill Russell, the greatest champion in NBA history with 11 titles in 13 seasons, averaged 16.2 points and 23.7 rebounds from 1958-59 through 1965-66 while playing 44 minutes per game. He performed even better in the postseason during that span, averaging 18.3 points and 26.4 rebounds in 46.5 minutes per game.Key statistic: During those eight glorious seasons, the Celtics went 461-165 in the regular season and compiled a 67-33 postseason record.1953-57 Oklahoma Sooners footballThe facts: Under coach Bud Wilkinson, the Sooners won 47 consecutive games, a mark unmatched before or since in major college football. Oklahoma won the Orange Bowl twice during that streak, but it also had to sit out the postseason twice during an era when many conferences didnt allow teams to play in bowl games in consecutive seasons.Key player: These Oklahoma teams were extraordinarily balanced, so we will spotlight the entire 1956 defense. That undefeated season, the Sooners allowed only 5.1 points per game and recorded six shutouts on their way to the national championship.Key statistic: When the Sooners finally did lose -- 7-0 against visiting Notre Dame on Nov. 16, 1957 -- it also ended a streak of 124 games without being shut out.1869 Cincinnati Red StockingsThe facts: This team is widely acknowledged as the first openly professional sports team in North America. The Red Stockings opened the season on May 4 with a 45-9 win over a crosstown squad, the Great Westerns. The Red Stockings ended the year on Nov. 6 with a 17-8 win over the New York Mutuals. In between, the barnstorming Cincinnati squad played games from Boston to San Francisco, winning 57 games, losing zero and once playing to a disputed tie.Key player: A former professional cricket player named Harry Wright was the manager, captain and center fielder of the Red Stockings, who reportedly maintained a payroll in excess of $10,000.Key statistic: The Red Stockings eventually extended their unbeaten streak to 81 games before losing a road game to the Brooklyn Atlantics in extra innings on June 14, 1870.Honorable mention2008-present Connecticut womens basketball: Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma has guided the Huskies to six national championships in eight seasons, including a current streak of four in a row. The Huskies won a record 90 consecutive games from November 2008 to December 2010 and went 40-0 in 2013-14.2012-13 Bayern Munich: Bayern won the Bundesliga title by 25 points and lost only once in league play. Then the Bavarians defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League final in London. They wrapped up the treble by beating Stuttgart 3-2 for the German national cup.2008-12 Spain national football team: La Roja captured titles at the 2008 and 2012 European Championships and 2010 World Cup and won 15 consecutive matches from June 2008 to June 2009.1998-99 Manchester United: Man U became the first -- and so far only -- English squad to achieve a treble when manager Alex Ferguson guided the storied franchise to the feat on the eve of the millennium. Man U edged Arsenal for the Premier League title by one point before defeating Newcastle 2-0 to win the FA Cup and Bayern Munich 2-1 to win the Champions League crown.1989-90 UNLV mens basketball: The audacious Rebels compiled a 35-5 record on their way to the national title under Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian. Led by future NBA standouts Larry Johnson, Stacey Augmon and Greg Anthony, UNLV went 21-1 down the stretch, including a memorable 103-73 demolition of Duke in the national championship game. The Rebels started the 1990-91 season with 34 consecutive wins before losing 79-77 to Duke in a national semifinal.1979-83 New York Islanders: No team has won more than two consecutive Stanley Cups since the Islanders won four in a row. During that run, the Isles compiled a 60-18 postseason record.1975-79 Montreal Canadiens: Even more overpowering than those Islanders teams were the Canadiens who preceded them. In winning their four consecutive Stanley Cups, Montreal went 48-10 in the playoffs. Les Habs also won five consecutive Stanley Cups from the 1955-56 season through 1959-60, during an era when the NHL had only six member clubs.1949-53 New York Yankees: With Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Phil Rizzuto in the fold, the Yankees won five consecutive World Series under Casey Stengel. The Yanks went 20-8 during those Series, beating the Brooklyn Dodgers (1949, 52, 53), Philadelphia Phillies (1950) and New York Giants (1951).1927 New York Yankees: The legendary Murderers Row lineup started with four Hall of Famers: Earle Combs, Tony Lazzeri, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. The 27 Yankees went 110-44 and swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series. They also combined to hit 158 home runs, which led the majors by 49 and the AL by 102.1901 Michigan Wolverines: Culminating with the first Rose Bowl game, the Wolverines played an essentially perfect season in 1901. Michigan outscored its opponents 555-0, including a 49-0 rout of Stanford in Pasadena.Dominant ... until they werent2015-16 Golden State Warriors: The Warriors set an NBA record with a 73-9 regular-season record and led the league in scoring. But they also ranked 19th of 30 teams in scoring defense and lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers after leading the series 3-1.2007 New England Patriots: The Pats put together the best regular season in NFL history, going 16-0 and outscoring opponents by a gaudy 315 points. Then came the helmet catch and one of the biggest upsets in sports history when the New York Giants won Super Bowl XLII.2001 Seattle Mariners: Buoyed by the arrival of Ichiro Suzuki from Japan, the Mariners equaled a 95-year-old MLB record for regular-season victories by going 116-46. But the Yankees ended Seattles dream season by winning the AL Championship Series in five games, thus protecting the 1998 Yankees record of 125 combined regular-season and postseason victories.1906 Chicago Cubs: These Cubs also won 116 regular-season games -- but with just 36 losses. Then came postseason disappointment when they lost the World Series to the crosstown White Sox in six games. Air Max 90 Nere e Grigie . -- Stanfords Kevin Danser knelt on one knee and hardly moved on the sideline as Michigan State celebrated its Rose Bowl victory and his Cardinal teammates made their way to the locker room. Adidas Superstar In Offerta . - Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted he would bring back coach Dennis Allen for a third year despite back-to-back 4-12 records. http://www.scontateonlinescarpe.it/sconti-nike-air-max-90/air-max-90-nere-pelle.html . You can watch the game live on TSN at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. 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England 253 for 7 (Cook 81, Yasir 5-64) trail Pakistan 339 (Misbah 114, Shafiq 73, Woakes 6-70) by 86 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsYasir Shah followed the lead of his captain to give Pakistan the edge after two days of the first Test at Lords. Youth Maple Leafs Jerseys . Misbah-ul-Haqs hundred provided the initial inspiration and Yasir backed that up with a virtuoso display to leave England battling for parity, his fifth five-wicket haul in 13 Tests, on a pitch that offered him little assistance, underlining his claim to be one of the most dangerous spinners currently playing the game.It could have been worse for England, with Alastair Cook dropped twice off the bowling of Mohammad Amir on his way to 81. Amir eventually bowled Cook for his first Test wicket since he removed Graeme Swann on the same ground almost six years ago but the spotlight had already begun to shift to his team-mate Yasir. The last legspinner to take a five-for at Lords was Mushtaq Ahmed in 1996 - also the last time Pakistan won on the ground.England had been 118 for 1, Cook and Joe Root adding a century stand for the second wicket, before Yasir struck for his first Test wickets outside of Asia. Root, in his first innings replacing Nick Compton at No. 3, looked at something like his dynamic best before trying slightly too hard to force the pace and top-edging a slog-sweep to be taken at midwicket two short of a half-century. It was to prove a costly indiscretion.Pakistan had their first look at Englands reshaped middle-order, an area Misbah had tentatively suggested his bowlers might be able to exploit before the Test, and Yasir in particular liked what he saw. James Vince briefly shimmered on an otherwise dull, cloudy day, before playing back to be lbw to Yasir - DRS confirming it would have clipped leg stump - for a fifth innings without a significant score at Test level; Gary Ballance clipped one four on his comeback but was then beaten by a gently turning legbreak, pushing down the wrong line.Jonny Bairstow bristled with intent as he attempted his latest England rebuilding effort, hammering boundaries either side of the wicket with the vigour of a blacksmith at his anvil, but he too fell to Yasir, attempting to cut a delivery that was too full and seeing it skid on to the stumps.Misbah erred towards defensive fields, as his quicks struggled for containment, but he had a dual-purpose operator in Yasir, who settled into a 15-over spell that yielded 4 for 46 once he had switched to the Pavilion End. Only the occasional delivery spun but Yasir, like an experienced engineer calibrating a favourite piece of machinery, twiddled away at the control panel, imparting drift and subtle changes of pace to leave England scratching their heads at 193 for 6.They were grateful to Chris Woakes, who had earlier taken his maiden Test five-for, battling to the close. Woakes and Moeen Ali negotiated almost a dozen overs but Yasir again changed ends and an appeal that would once have been dismissed as highly speculative gave him his fifth victim. Joel Wilson adjudged Moeen lbw to a delivery spinning in from round the wicket and, with DRS registering umpires call on impact in line with off stump and ball hitting leg, Yasir did not have to consider retracting his sajdah of joy.Woakes 6 for 70 had helped finish off Pakistan with only 57 added to their overnight score before the stage was transported back to 2010, as Amir prepared to bowl to Cook once again. Amirs first delivery in Test cricket after a five-year ban for his involvement in spot-fixing on this ground was met by a few pseudo-witty cries of no-ball from the crowd and it was unceremoniously tucked away into the covers for a single by Cook.Much has changed in the intervening period but Amirs tightly coiled action caused the England captain just as many problems as it did on their first meeting, when he picked him up three times in five Tests; when Cook dragged on during the evening session, Amir had his moment of release.He had initially struggled with his line and length, leaking 33 runs from six overs before lunch, but gradually became more comfortable as the adrenaline ebbed away. Rahat Ali was generally the most demanding of Pakistans left-arm trio and he removed Alex Hales in the second over of the innings, angling a delivery across to have the opener taken at third slip.The England reply had been anchored by Cook, who benefitted from two glaring errors in the field. When he had made 22, Amir slanted the ball in to take the edge, just as he had done as a teenager, only for Mohammad Hafeez to make a mess of a straightforward low catch at first slip. There was further anguish for Amir when he began his second spell during the afternoon, his first delivery luring Cook into a drive as the ball left him, only for the ball to hit wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed on the wrist as he dived to his left.Cook had reached his fifty by that point and went on to pass Sunil Gavaskars record as the opener who has scored the most runs in Tests, but a rather less pleasing statistic for England soon emerged. Of the last eight Tests in which Cook has made a 50-plus score, none have resulted in victory (two draws, six defeats).In the morning session, a burst of three wickets in eight balls, including the dismissal of Misbah for 114, saw England wrap up Pakistans innings inside the first hour. Having been 282 for 4 shortly before the close on Thursday, Pakistan might have been disappointed to make only 339.Misbah, fresh from becoming the oldest captain to score a Test hundred, began the second day with designs on seeing his side up towards 400 and a secure position from which his bowlers could mount an attack. He could only add four runs to his overnight score, however, before Stuart Broad brought a delivery back to burst between bat and pad and rattle the stumps.That dismissal meant Pakistan had gone from 310 for 7 to 316 for 9, with Woakes removing Sarfraz and Wahab Riaz in the preceding over. Sarfraz had looked in dangerous mood, frequently stepping down the pitch to cut and drive on his way to 25 from 29 deliveries but he gifted his wicket when slapping a short, wide delivery to backward point to give Woakes his maiden five-for.Two deliveries later, Wahab was following Sarfraz back to the pavilion, as Woakes followed up an excellent outswinger with one of the fastest balls of the match, full and ducking in past a flimsy defence to leave off stump flat on the ground. As the crowd applauded Woakes achievements, Amir walked out for his first involvement in a Test since the corresponding match at Lords in 2010. But this was far from the main event, as Yasir would later prove. Maple Leafs Jerseys Outlet . LOUIS -- Heading into the final stretch of the season, the issues for the Chicago Bears banged-up defence only seem to be getting worse. Maple Leafs Jerseys From China . 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England 253 for 7 (Cook 81, Yasir 5-64) trail Pakistan 339 (Misbah 114, Shafiq 73, Woakes 6-70) by 86 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsYasir Shah followed the lead of his captain to give Pakistan the edge after two days of the first Test at Lords. Youth Maple Leafs Jerseys . Misbah-ul-Haqs hundred provided the initial inspiration and Yasir backed that up with a virtuoso display to leave England battling for parity, his fifth five-wicket haul in 13 Tests, on a pitch that offered him little assistance, underlining his claim to be one of the most dangerous spinners currently playing the game.It could have been worse for England, with Alastair Cook dropped twice off the bowling of Mohammad Amir on his way to 81. Amir eventually bowled Cook for his first Test wicket since he removed Graeme Swann on the same ground almost six years ago but the spotlight had already begun to shift to his team-mate Yasir. The last legspinner to take a five-for at Lords was Mushtaq Ahmed in 1996 - also the last time Pakistan won on the ground.England had been 118 for 1, Cook and Joe Root adding a century stand for the second wicket, before Yasir struck for his first Test wickets outside of Asia. Root, in his first innings replacing Nick Compton at No. 3, looked at something like his dynamic best before trying slightly too hard to force the pace and top-edging a slog-sweep to be taken at midwicket two short of a half-century. It was to prove a costly indiscretion.Pakistan had their first look at Englands reshaped middle-order, an area Misbah had tentatively suggested his bowlers might be able to exploit before the Test, and Yasir in particular liked what he saw. James Vince briefly shimmered on an otherwise dull, cloudy day, before playing back to be lbw to Yasir - DRS confirming it would have clipped leg stump - for a fifth innings without a significant score at Test level; Gary Ballance clipped one four on his comeback but was then beaten by a gently turning legbreak, pushing down the wrong line.Jonny Bairstow bristled with intent as he attempted his latest England rebuilding effort, hammering boundaries either side of the wicket with the vigour of a blacksmith at his anvil, but he too fell to Yasir, attempting to cut a delivery that was too full and seeing it skid on to the stumps.Misbah erred towards defensive fields, as his quicks struggled for containment, but he had a dual-purpose operator in Yasir, who settled into a 15-over spell that yielded 4 for 46 once he had switched to the Pavilion End. Only the occasional delivery spun but Yasir, like an experienced engineer calibrating a favourite piece of machinery, twiddled away at the control panel, imparting drift and subtle changes of pace to leave England scratching their heads at 193 for 6.They were grateful to Chris Woakes, who had earlier taken his maiden Test five-for, battling to the close. Woakes and Moeen Ali negotiated almost a dozen overs but Yasir again changed ends and an appeal that would once have been dismissed as highly speculative gave him his fifth victim. Joel Wilson adjudged Moeen lbw to a delivery spinning in from round the wicket and, with DRS registering umpires call on impact in line with off stump and ball hitting leg, Yasir did not have to consider retracting his sajdah of joy.Woakes 6 for 70 had helped finish off Pakistan with only 57 added to their overnight score before the stage was transported back to 2010, as Amir prepared to bowl to Cook once again. Amirs first delivery in Test cricket after a five-year ban for his involvement in spot-fixing on this ground was met by a few pseudo-witty cries of no-ball from the crowd and it was unceremoniously tucked away into the covers for a single by Cook.Much has changed in the intervening period but Amirs tightly coiled action caused the England captain just as many problems as it did on their first meeting, when he picked him up three times in five Tests; when Cook dragged on during the evening session, Amir had his moment of release.He had initially struggled with his line and length, leaking 33 runs from six overs before lunch, but gradually became more comfortable as the adrenaline ebbed away. Rahat Ali was generally the most demanding of Pakistans left-arm trio and he removed Alex Hales in the second over of the innings, angling a delivery across to have the opener taken at third slip.The England reply had been anchored by Cook, who benefitted from two glaring errors in the field. When he had made 22, Amir slanted the ball in to take the edge, just as he had done as a teenager, only for Mohammad Hafeez to make a mess of a straightforward low catch at first slip. There was further anguish for Amir when he began his second spell during the afternoon, his first delivery luring Cook into a drive as the ball left him, only for the ball to hit wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed on the wrist as he dived to his left.Cook had reached his fifty by that point and went on to pass Sunil Gavaskars record as the opener who has scored the most runs in Tests, but a rather less pleasing statistic for England soon emerged. Of the last eight Tests in which Cook has made a 50-plus score, none have resulted in victory (two draws, six defeats).In the morning session, a burst of three wickets in eight balls, including the dismissal of Misbah for 114, saw England wrap up Pakistans innings inside the first hour. Having been 282 for 4 shortly before the close on Thursday, Pakistan might have been disappointed to make only 339.Misbah, fresh from becoming the oldest captain to score a Test hundred, began the second day with designs on seeing his side up towards 400 and a secure position from which his bowlers could mount an attack. He could only add four runs to his overnight score, however, before Stuart Broad brought a delivery back to burst between bat and pad and rattle the stumps.That dismissal meant Pakistan had gone from 310 for 7 to 316 for 9, with Woakes removing Sarfraz and Wahab Riaz in the preceding over. Sarfraz had looked in dangerous mood, frequently stepping down the pitch to cut and drive on his way to 25 from 29 deliveries but he gifted his wicket when slapping a short, wide delivery to backward point to give Woakes his maiden five-for.Two deliveries later, Wahab was following Sarfraz back to the pavilion, as Woakes followed up an excellent outswinger with one of the fastest balls of the match, full and ducking in past a flimsy defence to leave off stump flat on the ground. As the crowd applauded Woakes achievements, Amir walked out for his first involvement in a Test since the corresponding match at Lords in 2010. But this was far from the main event, as Yasir would later prove. Maple Leafs Jerseys Outlet . LOUIS -- Heading into the final stretch of the season, the issues for the Chicago Bears banged-up defence only seem to be getting worse. Maple Leafs Jerseys From China . 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New Zealand begins play in the 2016 Rugby Championship on Saturday in Australia, with designs on avenging last years Southern Hemisphere title loss to the Wallabies.Key player: Dan Carter is widely recognized as one of the finest players in rugby history. He was named the top player in the world twice during this span, in 2012 and 2015. Carter holds the all-time international scoring record, having tallied 1,598 points since his national debut in 2003.Key statistic: The All Blacks havent lost consecutive matches since August 2011. Since then, they have played 64 times, with the following results: 59 victories, 3 defeats, 2 draws.2008-09 FC BarcelonaThe facts: Barca became one of a handful of clubs to achieve the coveted treble -- winning its league, national cup competition and continental championship in the same season. Rookie coach Pep Guardiola, who played midfield for the team from 1990-2001, guided the squad to a record of 49 victories, 7 losses and 13 draws -- not including a 6-0 record in preseason friendlies. After winning the Champions League final 2-0 over Manchester United, Guardiola put the feat in perspective, saying: We are not the best team in history. But we have played the best season in history.Key player: Lionel Messi scored a team-high 38 goals as Barca captured trophies in La Liga, Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League.Key statistic: Barca outscored its opponents 105-35 during the La Liga campaign and finished nine points ahead of Real Madrid atop the standings.1998 New York YankeesThe facts: Its easy to forget that the 98 Yankees lost four of their first five games. Owner George Steinbrenner was growing impatient, and manager Joe Torre was being questioned about his job security. Then history happened, as the Yankees stormed to a 114-48 regular-season record and went 11-2 in the postseason on their way to a World Series championship. Those 125 combined victories stand as an MLB record.Key player: Derek Jeter emerged in a big way in his third full season, earning the first of 14 career All-Star selections. He batted .324 with 19 home runs and 84 RBIs, and he led the major leagues with 127 runs.Key statistic: The 1998 Yankees led the majors with 965 runs despite fielding one of MLBs oldest teams, with an average age of 30.5.1995-96 Chicago BullsThe facts: Behind arguably the greatest player and coach in NBA history, the Bulls ran roughshod through the league to a then-record 72 regular-season wins. The discussion of the Bulls dominance could extend to much of the 1990s, but the team truly reached its zenith in 1995-96 -- leading the league with 105.2 points per game and ranking No. 3 defensively by allowing only 92.9 points per game. Most importantly, Chicago won its fourth championship in six seasons.Key player: After missing most of two seasons to try playing professional baseball, Michael Jordan returned to being the NBAs best player by winning his eighth scoring title at 30.4 points per game.Key statistic: The Bulls finished in the NBAs top five that season in rebounds, assists, steals and 3-point shooting percentage.1992 U.S. Olympic mens basketball teamThe facts: After settling for bronze at Seoul in 1988, the U.S. took advantage of professional eligibility for the subsequent Olympics to assemble the greatest team in basketball history. Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson headlined a roster that included 11 future Hall of Famers. The Dream Team went 8-0 in Barcelona, with a 43.8-point average victory margin, to capture the gold medal and restore the U.S. as the worlds top basketball power.Key player: On a team of superstars, Charles Barkley shined the brightest from a statistical standpoint. He led the team in scoring at 18 points per game while shooting 71.1 percent from the field.Key statistic: Zero. Thats the number of timeouts called by U.S. coach Chuck Daly at the 92 Olympics.1985 Chicago BearsThe facts: The Bears demolished opponents and embraced celebrity status on their way to winning Super Bowl XX. Chicago went 15-1, and its ferocious defense allowed the fewest points and yards in the league. Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton racked up 2,034 yards and 11 touchdowns from scrimmage to anchor the NFLs No. 2 scoring offense.Key player: Payton is undeniably one of the greatest players in NFL history, but Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent might have been the Bears best player in 1985. Dent recorded 17 sacks and two interceptions in addition to forcing seven fumbles and recovering two.Key statistic: The Bears won their three postseason games by a combined score of 91-10, including a 46-10 blowout of the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.1963-75 UCLA Bruins mens basketballThe facts: Under legendary coach John Wooden, UCLA won 10 national basketball championships in a 12-season span, culminating with an 88-game winning streak from 1971 to 1974. The Bruins became a factory for NBA standouts, producing future Hall of Famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Gail Goodrich and Jamaal Wilkes.Key player(s): Centers Abdul-Jabbar and Walton rank among the top players in college basketball history, although neither was allowed to play at the varsity level as a freshman due to NCAA rules at the time. Abdul-Jabbar, known as Lew Alcindor while at UCLA, averaged 26.4 points and 15.5 rebounds per game in three seasons. Walton averaged 20.3 points and 15.7 rebounds in three seasons.Key statistic: Walton made 21 of 22 shots from the field and finished with 44 points in the 1973 NCAA tournament championship game against Memphis State. The Bruins won 87-66 to extend their winning streak to 75 games and claim their ninth championship in 10 seasons.1958-66 Boston CelticsThe facts: Beginning with the 1958-59 season, the Celtics established a mark for NBA excellence that almost certainly will never be broken, winning eight consecutive league championships.Key player: Bill Russell, the greatest champion in NBA history with 11 titles in 13 seasons, averaged 16.2 points and 23.7 rebounds from 1958-59 through 1965-66 while playing 44 minutes per game. He performed even better in the postseason during that span, averaging 18.3 points and 26.4 rebounds in 46.5 minutes per game.Key statistic: During those eight glorious seasons, the Celtics went 461-165 in the regular season and compiled a 67-33 postseason record.1953-57 Oklahoma Sooners footballThe facts: Under coach Bud Wilkinson, the Sooners won 47 consecutive games, a mark unmatched before or since in major college football. Oklahoma won the Orange Bowl twice during that streak, but it also had to sit out the postseason twice during an era when many conferences didnt allow teams to play in bowl games in consecutive seasons.Key player: These Oklahoma teams were extraordinarily balanced, so we will spotlight the entire 1956 defense. That undefeated season, the Sooners allowed only 5.1 points per game and recorded six shutouts on their way to the national championship.Key statistic: When the Sooners finally did lose -- 7-0 against visiting Notre Dame on Nov. 16, 1957 -- it also ended a streak of 124 games without being shut out.1869 Cincinnati Red StockingsThe facts: This team is widely acknowledged as the first openly professional sports team in North America. The Red Stockings opened the season on May 4 with a 45-9 win over a crosstown squad, the Great Westerns. The Red Stockings ended the year on Nov. 6 with a 17-8 win over the New York Mutuals. In between, the barnstorming Cincinnati squad played games from Boston to San Francisco, winning 57 games, losing zero and once playing to a disputed tie.Key player: A former professional cricket player named Harry Wright was the manager, captain and center fielder of the Red Stockings, who reportedly maintained a payroll in excess of $10,000.Key statistic: The Red Stockings eventually extended their unbeaten streak to 81 games before losing a road game to the Brooklyn Atlantics in extra innings on June 14, 1870.Honorable mention2008-present Connecticut womens basketball: Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma has guided the Huskies to six national championships in eight seasons, including a current streak of four in a row. The Huskies won a record 90 consecutive games from November 2008 to December 2010 and went 40-0 in 2013-14.2012-13 Bayern Munich: Bayern won the Bundesliga title by 25 points and lost only once in league play. Then the Bavarians defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League final in London. They wrapped up the treble by beating Stuttgart 3-2 for the German national cup.2008-12 Spain national football team: La Roja captured titles at the 2008 and 2012 European Championships and 2010 World Cup and won 15 consecutive matches from June 2008 to June 2009.1998-99 Manchester United: Man U became the first -- and so far only -- English squad to achieve a treble when manager Alex Ferguson guided the storied franchise to the feat on the eve of the millennium. Man U edged Arsenal for the Premier League title by one point before defeating Newcastle 2-0 to win the FA Cup and Bayern Munich 2-1 to win the Champions League crown.1989-90 UNLV mens basketball: The audacious Rebels compiled a 35-5 record on their way to the national title under Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian. Led by future NBA standouts Larry Johnson, Stacey Augmon and Greg Anthony, UNLV went 21-1 down the stretch, including a memorable 103-73 demolition of Duke in the national championship game. The Rebels started the 1990-91 season with 34 consecutive wins before losing 79-77 to Duke in a national semifinal.1979-83 New York Islanders: No team has won more than two consecutive Stanley Cups since the Islanders won four in a row. During that run, the Isles compiled a 60-18 postseason record.1975-79 Montreal Canadiens: Even more overpowering than those Islanders teams were the Canadiens who preceded them. In winning their four consecutive Stanley Cups, Montreal went 48-10 in the playoffs. Les Habs also won five consecutive Stanley Cups from the 1955-56 season through 1959-60, during an era when the NHL had only six member clubs.1949-53 New York Yankees: With Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Phil Rizzuto in the fold, the Yankees won five consecutive World Series under Casey Stengel. The Yanks went 20-8 during those Series, beating the Brooklyn Dodgers (1949, 52, 53), Philadelphia Phillies (1950) and New York Giants (1951).1927 New York Yankees: The legendary Murderers Row lineup started with four Hall of Famers: Earle Combs, Tony Lazzeri, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. The 27 Yankees went 110-44 and swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series. They also combined to hit 158 home runs, which led the majors by 49 and the AL by 102.1901 Michigan Wolverines: Culminating with the first Rose Bowl game, the Wolverines played an essentially perfect season in 1901. 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