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Top Five Wows of 2011

Another year, another year. There have been countless great plays in sports this year, an insane amount of moving moments and spectacular shots, throws, catches, goals and all of that jazz. Here’s a quick look at my five favorite clips from 2011. The five moments that I can watch over and over again, goosebumps every time. A combination of meaningful and meticulous, glorious and , and sometimes straight up lucky. الربح الحقيقي

This is not just a list of “who won championships.” I want a spectacular play that is equally meaningful. In the words of that kid from The Incredibles, here’s what I wanted:

http://youtu.be/vNX3rRH5ZPM

So here’s to 2011, may 2012 not be the last year ever.

5) Jeter’s 3,00th hit – Even I got tired of the coverage for this, and I am a huge Jeter fan (though not a Yankees fan). Jeter is pure class amongst a team of pure jerks, and the Captain rang in his 3,000th hit in the most inappropriately great of fashions.

http://youtu.be/-Se0Z34VT2s

4) Dirk’s Sick Game – The mystique of this game grew tenfold with the LeBron and Dwayne Wade antics pre-game. If there’s one thing that everything and everyone ever has taught us, it’s that karma is a fickle, fickle beast. لعبة بلاك جاك مجانية Dirk Nowitzki took it all with a grain of salt, and then metaphorically shoved that salt into an open Miami Heat wound.

3) Abby Wambach’s Stoppage Time Header Against Brazil – The United States played themselves into a giant hole that could only be dug out by soccer goddess Abby Wambach and her golden forehead. I’m not a fan of the team in our next slot, so no video gives me more goosebumps reliving than this. لعبة قمار حقيقية Had the USWNT gone on to take the World Cup, this surely would have been higher. But this video oozes pure elation and overcoming all odds. America.

http://youtu.be/bRCg_AS3gtM

2) St. Louis Cardinals, World Series Game 6 – The greatest baseball game I have ever seen. Star power. World Series on the line. Hometown hero. Hollywood couldn’t have written it any better.

1) Eric LeGrand reminds us all that there are more important things than sports – A year after doctors said Eric LeGrand would never have movement from his head down, a year after they said he would be in a bed the rest of his life, Rutgers’ football player Eric LeGrand led his team onto the snow ridden field for a game against West Virginia. In a world obsessed with who can throw a pigskin and who can dunk round leather, Eric is an inspiration to the human spirit, reminding us that life holds more weight than touchdowns.

http://youtu.be/t4y1pKOXEJg

What are your favorite moments? What did we miss? Let us know!

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This post was created by Kyle. You can follow his jokes on Twitter: @kyleayers

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Kyle

Kyle is a comedian writer, actor, and producer. You may have seen his standup on CONAN, or somewhere else if you’re really into standup. He has appeared on Fuse, Comedy Central, VH1, and more, and he has written for CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, contributed to Roasts, as well as Huffington Post, CNN, The New York Times, Wired, and a really cool site called Korked Bats.

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