Biggest Stories in Sports 2011

Time again for us to countdown the biggest stories of 2011. This time we are counting down the stories in sports that kept us glued to the edge of our seats. Clearly the biggest story in sports this year was the retirement of football coach Papa Joe Paterno under scandal from Penn State here are the other nine stories that made the year in sports:

  • Barry Bonds convicted of obstruction of justice
  • NBA and NFL lockout players
  • Dallas Mavericks win the NBA championship
  • Cam Newton break Peyton Manning’s rookie season record
  • Green Bay Packers win the Superbowl
  • Japan beat the USA in Womens world soccer cup
  • Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies
  • Auburn win the NCAA football National Championship
  • Syracuse fires longtime assistant coach after allegations of abuse
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2 thoughts on “Biggest Stories in Sports 2011

  1. JW says:

    Nice list.

    I would include the death of Al Davis, the rampant corruption of the NCAA, the NBA and NFL lockouts, and (brace yourself) Tebow-mania

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