2011 Sports Photos of the Year (80 images)

With championships won by the Packers, Cardinals, Bruins and Mavericks, possible lockouts and cancellations from both the NBA and NFL and a rejuvenated national interest in baseball, 2011 has been a year to remember, and how else to best remember the year than with the best photos from the past twelve months?
Updated: Dec. 24, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders perform during Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on December 24, 2011. UPI/Ian Halperin
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