Top Sports Headlines of 2013

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  • Aaron Hernandez Indicted for Murder, Kicked Off Patriots
  • A-Rod and 12 Other MLB Players Suspended
  • Serena Williams Wins the US Open
  • David Ortiz Gets Three Titles in 10 Years
  • Red Sox Win the World Series
  • Lamar Odom’s Crack Rumors and DUI Hurt His NBA Career
  • Miami Dolphins' Bullying Scandal
  • LeBron James Hits Scoring Milestone
  • Timothy Bradley Is Back on Top
  • Derrick Rose Makes the Injured List Again
  • Geoffrey Mutai Wins NYC Marathon Again
  • Andre Ward Returns to the Ring
  • Blake Leeper Became the First Disabled Athlete to Sign With Fathead
  • Michael Jordan Flu Game Shoes Auctioned Off
  • Seneca Wallace Breaks Racial Barriers
  • Michael Jordan and New Wife Announce New Baby
  • NFL Agrees to Settle Concussion Suit for $765 Million
  • From "Blade Runner" to Killer
  • The Most Memorable Moments in Sports
  • Ray Lewis Retires
  • Josh Brent Drives Car Which Kills Cowboys Teammate
  • Baltimore Ravens Win Super Bowl XLVII
  • Beyoncé + Destiny’s Child = Epic Super Bowl Halftime Show
  • Mariano Rivera Retires
  • Brooklyn Nets Plays First Playoff Game at the Barclays
  • Boston Marathon Is Bombed
  • Jason Collins Is First NBA Player to Publically Announce He Is Gay
  • Kobe Bryant Gets Achilles Heel Surgery
  • Magic Johnson Stands Up for His Gay Son, EJ
  • Jay Z Launches Roc Nation Sports With Robinson Cano
  • Miami Heat Win NBA Finals for a Second Year in a Row

Serena Williams Wins the US Open

Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and fifth U.S. Open title on Sept. 8 when she defeated Victoria Azarenka at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Williams won the $3.6 million purse for her triumph. She has won more than $40 million in prize money to date.

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