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What is Michael Jordan's greatest accomplishment?
1982 NCAA title vs. Georgetown
1986 Playoffs win vs. Celtics
1988 Slam dunk duel with Dominique
1995 Scores 55 vs. Knicks at Garden
1996 Father's Day wins 4th title
1998 Finals game-winner vs. Jazz


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What is Jackie Joyner-Kersee's greatest accomplishment?
3-time UCLA athlete of year
4 Goodwill Games heptathlon title
7 consecutive USA Championships long jump titles
7,291 points World heptathlon record


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