Sports Rewind: The Top Sports Stories of 2012

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  • NFL replacement refs cause controversy over Green Bay-Seattle Seahawks call
  • Muhammad Ali Awarded Liberty Medal
  • Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao settle lawsuit
  • Condoleezza Rice Breaks Barriers at Augusta National
  • Brooklyn Nets Move to Barclays Center
  • Michael Strahan Joins Live! With Kelly
  • O.J. Simpson Trial Reopened
  • Lance Armstrong Stripped of Titles, Banned From Cycling
  • LSU's "Honey Badger's" Tough Year
  • John Terry Convicted in FA Racism Probe
  • Evander Holyfield Still Wants the Heavyweight Title
  • Jovan Belcher Murder-Suicide
  • The top sports stories of 2012
  • Top Picks at the 2012 NFL Draft
  • Giants win Super Bowl XLVI
  • New Orleans Saints Bounty Program
  • University of Kentucky Wins NCAA Championship
  • Junior Seau Suicide
  • Miami Heat win NBA Championship
  • Tony Parker Suffers Eye Injury in Club Brawl
  • Amar’e Stoudemire Tweets Gay Slur at Fan
  • Dream Team Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • Mike Tyson's Broadway Run
  • Penn State Sanctioned in Wake of Sandusky Scandal
  • Gabby Douglas takes gold at London Olympics
  • Michael Phelps retires after London Olympics
  • Usain Bolt Is Still the Fastest Man in the World
  • Williams Sisters Sweep Doubles Competition at London Olympics
  • The Summer of Serena Williams
  • Chad Johnson Convicted of Domestic Abuse

Mayweather and Pacquiao Make Nice 

Is it a sign that the two will soon meet in the ring? Boxing adversaries Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao settled a defamation lawsuit in September. Pacquiao waged the lawsuit in 2009 after Mayweather suggested he used performance-enhancing drugs. (Photos from left: Chris McKay/Getty Images for BET, Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)