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Triple Crown fever

Updated: May 12, 2010, 2:06 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

Leon Spinks punched out Ali.

The best NBA team was named the Bullets.

The Bee Gees could do no wrong.

Larry Flynt was shot.

JR owned Dallas.

"The Deer Hunter" won Best Picture, Jon Voight Best Actor for "Coming Home."

Betty Ford checked into rehab.

Another time, almost sounds like another planet. That year, 1978, Affirmed won the Triple Crown and was the last horse to do such a thing.

According to an NBC promo, jockey Calvin Borel ...

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