From Sydney Harbour to the inside of a North Carolina courtroom, the first year
of the new millennium took sports fans on a wild ride. CNNSI.com's Sports Year
2000 takes a look back at the year's Ups and Downs, reviews the top U.S. and
World stories and brings you images of its most Memorable Moments.
Plus, we salute the year's Champions and say goodbye to those we lost. Dive in
by reading what Sports Illustrated'sFrank Deford has to say about an unforgettable 12 months.