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Sporting Fools

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Friday, December 30, 2005

SF Presents: Best of 2005

Your year-end one-stop shopping:

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Male athlete: Tennis pro Roger Federer.

Female athlete: LPGA Golfer Annika Sorenstam.

Men's team: New England Patriots -- third Super Bowl victory in four years.

Women's team: Japan Softball wins World Cup by upsetting heavily favored U.S. team.

Coach: Ozzie Guillen, Chicago White Sox

Event: NFL Championship Sunday

Game: Hawaii over Curacao in Little League World Series Finals.

Finish: Matt Leinart gets a little help from his friends to defeat Notre Dame.

Day: March 6 -- In college basketball, #1 Illinois and #3 Kentucky upset, Duke-UNC play another instant classic and, in golf, Tiger Woods bests Phil Mickelson head-to-head at the Ford Championship.

Moment: Tiger's money chip on the 16th at The Masters.

Performance: (tie) Rafael Palmeiro strongly denies steroid use in front of a Congressional group; the thought of telling the truth in front of that same group drives Mark McGwire to tears.

Shot: Bob Horry's game-winner in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Catch: Mets third baseman David Wright dives to track down a flare barehanded

Move: Detroit GM Joe Dumars releasing Larry Brown from his contract and hiring Flip Saunders.

Upset: Giacomo shocks all at Churchill Downs.

Clown: Drew Rosenhaus

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