Team USA completes historic comeback to win America's Cup

Team USA completes historic comeback to win America's Cup
September 25, 2013, 1:30 pm

Wednesday was the final race of the first-to-nine series in a competition many are calling the best ever America's Cup. (AP)

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Team Oracle USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history Wednesday, winning the 34th America's Cup in a thrilling neck-and-neck race on the San Francisco Bay.

Race 19 started with a clean, dead-even start, and an early error by Team USA, but neither team gave up and battled for the lead in the early staes of the race on a windy day on the Bay.

By leg 3 of 5, Team USA stretched its lead to 500 meters.

Wednesday was the final race of the first-to-nine series in a competition many are calling the best ever America's Cup.

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