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Who were the athletes of 2013?

The calendar year brought championships to high-profile players -- LeBron James and David Ortiz, anyone? -- but also saw some under-the-radar names snag big trophies. The year also featured a number of outstanding individual performances, even if they didn't bring rings. So, with the year winding to a close, we ask: Which athlete stood out in each sport?

Who was the NFL player of 2013?

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    3%
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    3%
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    13%
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    68%
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    13%

Discuss (Total votes: 21,836)

  • Who was the NBA player of 2013?

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      9%
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      12%
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      17%
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      59%
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      3%

    Discuss (Total votes: 20,653)

  • Who was the MLB player of 2013?

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      44%
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      8%
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      10%
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      27%
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      11%

    Discuss (Total votes: 20,160)

  • Who was the NHL player of 2013?

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      37%
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      4%
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      24%
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      25%
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      10%

    Discuss (Total votes: 17,800)

  • Who was the college football player of 2013?

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      25%
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      5%
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      12%
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      5%
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      53%

    Discuss (Total votes: 20,131)

  • Who was the college basketball player of 2013?

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      42%
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      16%
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      7%
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      23%
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      12%

    Discuss (Total votes: 17,902)

  • Who was the soccer player of 2013?

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      6%
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      52%
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      4%
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      32%
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      6%

    Discuss (Total votes: 16,588)

  • Who was the tennis player of 2013?

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      1%
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      32%
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      24%
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      22%
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      21%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,687)

  • Who was the WNBA player of 2013?

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      21%
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      4%
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      6%
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      37%
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      32%

    Discuss (Total votes: 14,238)

  • Who was the golfer of 2013?

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      25%
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      5%
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      5%
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      20%
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      45%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,801)

  • Who was the driver of 2013?

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      2%
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      4%
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      84%
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      4%
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      6%

    Discuss (Total votes: 14,548)

  • Who was the boxer of 2013?

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      5%
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      3%
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      3%
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      71%
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      18%

    Discuss (Total votes: 8,596)

  • Who was the MMA fighter of 2013?

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      9%
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      42%
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      15%
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      19%
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      15%

    Discuss (Total votes: 14,065)

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