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Did the Sports Term “Upset” Come About From a Horse Named Upset Defeating the Heavily Favored Man O’ War in a Race?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about hockey and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the hockey urban legends featured so far. HOCKEY URBAN LEGEND: The term “upset” to describe an underdog winning a sporting event was derived from a horse named […]