The real happenings of 2006
Jim Caple wraps up 2006 with a behind-the-scenes look at what really happened during the year.
The past 12 months didn't provide the greatest memories for American sports fans. The U.S. got whipped by international opponents in hockey (the Olympics) AND soccer (the World Cup) AND baseball (the World Baseball Classic) AND basketball (the world championships) AND golf (the Ryder Cup). The basketball and baseball MVPs were Canadian (Steve Nash and Justin Morneau). The best American skier was a drunk, a groin strain felled our best figure skater and our most popular boxer is 60 years old.
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