SportsCentre 2013 Year In Review

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The year 2013 has been a memorable one in the world of sports.

From a city coming together after the Boston Marathon tragedy to the Maple Leafs' epic collapse in Game 7 of the first round playoffs, this year had it all.

That said, TSN is set to count down its annual list of the top sports stories of the year as chosen by a panel of commentators, reporters and producers from Canada's Sports Leader.

From the 101st Grey Cup in Saskatchewan to Oscar Pistorious charged with murder, the last 12 months were full of triumphs, turnarounds and turmoil.

And TSN will unveil the top stories during the annual year-end special, SPORTSCENTRE: YEAR IN REVIEW presented by PokerStars.net on Christmas Eve at 8pm et/5pm pt.

 

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Boston Strong


From David Ortiz's memorable pre-game speech at Fenway Park to the Bruins' emotional run to the Stanley Cup Final, sports helped heal the city of Boston after the Boston Marathon tragedy.

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An Epic Collapse


Up 4-1 with 11 minutes left to play in Game 7 against the Boston Bruins, it looked like the Toronto Maple Leafs' first playoff appearance in nine years would be a prolonged one. But with four straight goals by the Bruins - including the overtime winner - and the Leafs and their fans were left wondering what happened.

Take a look back!

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Riding High


The Roughriders' win in the 101st Grey Cup, just their fourth in franchise history, capped a string of three straight wins by the host team in the championship game, and an unforgettable experience for Rider faithful.

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Pistorious Charged


Six months after becoming an international hero at the Summer Olympics in London, the world was shocked to learn that Oscar Pistorious was charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Coming Clean


The steroid saga continued in Major League Baseball in 2013 with Ryan Braun getting suspended after winning an appeal on a previous drug suspension, and Alex Rodriguez handed a ban through the 2014 season.

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All's Well That Ends Well


A lockout once again threatened the 2012-13 NHL season before the players and owners finally came to an agreement allowing for a 48-game campaign. The Chicago Blackhawks then went on to win their second Stanley Cup in four years.

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High-Rises


The crop of basketball players coming out of Canada has never been more talented as highlighted by Anthony Bennett, the first Canadian to be selected first overall in the NBA Draft. Andrew Wiggins, the ultra-talented freshman for Kansas, will likely go first overall in June.

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Along For The Ride


It was a long, hard year for Roberto Luongo in Vancouver. The veteran netminder endured losing his starting spot to Cory Schneider and plenty of trade rumours before the Canucks pulled an about-face, trading Schneider instead and reinstating Bobby Lu as their starter.

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Power Surge


The Baltimore Ravens capped an impressive playoff run with an exciting Super Bowl win over the San Francisco 49ers, one that survived a stadium blackout and allowed Ray Lewis to retire a champion.

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Back-To-Back


LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh began building towards their promised destiny with the Miami Heat's second straight NBA Championship, defeating the San Antonio Spurs in seven games.

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