ranks the top searches of 2009

Thu, Dec 31
 LeBron JamesKevin C. Cox/Getty Images It shouldn't be a surprise that LeBron James was the most searched NBA name on

As we close the door on 2009, we look back at the most searched words on

Picks were a common theme in top searches, whether it was our NFL experts' weekly picks, President Obama's NCAA tourney picks or current and future top picks in the NFL, MLB and NBA drafts.

Here's some stats and hit the "Read More" button for the complete list:

Overall: NFL expert picks


Boxing: Manny Pacquiao

College basketball: NCAA tournament bracket

College football: Bowl projections

Contests & Games: Streak for the Cash

Golf: Tiger Woods

MLB: World Baseball Classic


NBA: LeBron James

NFL: NFL expert picks

NHL: Alex Ovechkin

Other Sports: College baseball

Shows: PTI

Soccer: UEFA Champions League

Tennis: Serena Williams

Top Movers: Bryce Harper

Women: WNBA

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