15 Practically Unbreakable Sports Records

15 Practically Unbreakable Sports Records

As any fan knows, sports records are meant to be broken. From the number of home runs hit in a season to the fastest time run in a marathon, records are a way of measuring excellence and testing the limits of human potential. But what happens when a record is broken by an athlete who has used performance-enhancing drugs? Some argue that such athletes have cheated their way to success and that their accomplishments should be stricken from the record books. Others believe that as long as athlete follows the letter of the law, their achievements should be recognized. Regardless of where one stands on the issue, there's no denying that the use of performance-enhancing drugs has changed the landscape of sports records forever.

They say records are made to be broken. That's mostly true because as games evolve, athletes get faster and stronger, and they have more influences or examples of greatness to build upon. Some records are outliers, standing alone high above the rest. Whether the record was a reflection of the game at the time or the athlete/team just dominated like no other, here are 15 sports records that will never be broken.

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