Monday, December 19, 2011

Top Sports Stories of 2011

This is how the AP ranked the top sports stories of 2011. Any glaring omissions? What would you put first?

10. Japan shines at Women's World Cup
9. Syracuse associate head coach Bernie Fine fired amid child sex abuse allegations
8. Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon dies in Las Vegas race
7. Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks win NBA championship, getting revenge on Miami Heat
6. Ohio State wins Sugar Bowl; five players suspended, Tressel resigns, Meyer named new coach
5. St. Louis Cardinals win World Series in amazing comeback
4. Conference realignment moves teams around ACC, Big 12, Big East, SEC
3. Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl, start off 2011 season 13-0
2. NFL/NBA lockouts come to an end after months of debate
1. Penn State coach Joe Paterno fired amid Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse charges

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