Robert Griffin III :: Al Tielemans/SI
Welcome to 2013. Hopefully you're not working and have little do today other than watch the NHL Winter Classic. Oh wait, forget that
. Instead let's take a look back at 2012 with these galleries of the year's 50 best photos
, best games
, biggest stories
and breakout athletes.
Joe Buck, Al Michaels
and Cris Collinsworth
were the top announcers in our media year in review
... Chuck Pagan
o's comeback, RGIII
's rise to stardom and more top stories from the NFL
... LeBron James' championship run
was the NBA story of the year ... Was Josh Hamilton
's four home run game
the baseball story of the year? ... College football was dominated
by Johnny Football and Notre Dame's renaissance ... This Austin Rivers game-winning three-pointer
was the second biggest story of the college hoops season. Can you guess No. 1?
From Kate Upton
and Justin Verlander
to Chad Johnson
and Evelyn Lozada
, look back at the year in athlete/celebrity couples.
Jessica Perez :: Bjorn Iooss/SI
SI swimsuit model Kate Upton pretty much dominated 2012
. On the first day of 2013, it seems appropriate to highlight another potential breakout star, Jessica Perez.
Love this list of 58 Things 2012 was "the year of"
... The 25 highest-grossing movies
of 2012 ... Guess the lowest-grossing movie of 2012
... The 50 most annoying pop songs of 2012
(in one handy mashup) ... The Onion
's best headlines of the year
... The best
of pop culture in 2012.
Jimmy covered most of the year's top sports videos last week, so instead here are some great dog videos of 2012
including this dog who works at a veterinarian's office. (and here are even more
if you can't get enough).
Sure, there's no Winter Classic this year, but here's the next best thing - The Price is Right
's Winter Classic showcase!