2016: The Year in Sports (34 images)

The Chicago Cubs' historical World Series victory, the Americans' first Ryder Cup win since 2008, Dodgers' announcer Vin Scully's retirement after 67 seasons, and other pictures from the year in sports.
Updated: Dec. 12, 2016 at 3:45 PM
Outfielder Dexter Fowler peers out from under his cap after being introduced as a new member of the club at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on December 9. Fowler comes to St. Louis from the World Champion Chicago Cubs. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship driver Jimmie Johnson (48) is seen celebrating after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 race and the Sprint Cup Series at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida on November 20. Photo By Gary I. Rothstein/UPI
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New York Jets Matt Forte walks out to the field before the game against the New England Patriots in week 12 of the NFL at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on November 27. The Patriots defeated the Jets 22-17. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Mike Smith, winner of the Breeders Cup Classic aboard Arrogate, celebrates on his way to the winners circle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, on November 5. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant celebrates with Anthony Rizzo (44) after the final out over the Cleveland Indians during the tenth inning of World Series game 7 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, on November 2. Chicago won 8-7 to celebrate a World Series win for the first time in 108 years. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger dives across the goal line for a late touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth quarter at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 6. Baltimore won the game 21-14. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside the Wrigley Field after the game 7 of the World Series win against the Cleveland Indians on November 2 in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-3 in the series. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI
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