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2012

Players huddle in prayer following the Kansas City Chiefs 27-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri -- the day after Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at their home, then drove to the Chiefs' practice facility and took his own life. (Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sports Year: Sad Sagas The Story Of 2012

Again and again, it seemed, the sports world in 2012 saw the end of long tales with tragic or, at best, bittersweet endings.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2013

Lance Armstrong (wearing the yellow jersey) rides with teammates during the 21st stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race, in Paris, July 24, 2005. (Credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images

Caroms, Quirks And Odd Bounces In Sports In 2012

From dialysis units to twitter tiffs, sports traveled to some pretty odd spots in 2012.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2013

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Joe Paterno, Marvin Miller Mark 2012 Sports Deaths

Joe Paterno and Marvin Miller, a couple of New Yorkers, were bookends to the year’s losses in sports – the football coach dying at 85 in January, the union leader at 95 a few days shy of December.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2013

Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

Scientist Says 2012 Doomsday Is Unlikely

Leading space scientist David Morrison said that the 2012 doomsday prophecies are flawed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics Today

Rove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.

11/08/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Election Day 2012: Constant Coverage

Election Day 2012 coverage updated continuously throughout the day and night.

11/07/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: This Is What A Mandate Looks Like

After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.

11/07/2012

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