2012: The Year in Sports (84 images)

UPI top photos from the year in sports for 2012. Highlights include the year's champions for major league sports, and the gold medal winners who captivated the world during the London Olympics.
Updated: Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:04 AM
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Oakland A's Coco Crisp gets a pie in the face and the Gatorade treatment after he singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th of game four of the American League Divisional Series against the Detroit Tigers at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California on October 10, 2012. The A's scored three times in the 9th to beat Detroit 4-3. UPI/Terry Schmitt
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