Sports was the relatively bright spot in an otherwise bummer of a year. The 2016 Olympics in Rio had its share of scandal (Rio, Ryan Lochte), but it also gave us Michael Phelps and the US gymnastics team. And 2016 also gave us the Cubs.
The stars of Rio 2016.
The 7 Greatest Moments of the Rio Olympics.
Rio Olympic controversies and scandals.
Sports Illustrated's most memorable sports moments of 2016.
The Best Sports Photos of 2016.
Some of the best feel-good stories in college sports for 2016.
Top baseball stories of 2016: Cubs win, Odor punches, Jays reach ALCS.
20 Biggest College Football Stories Of 2016.
Top Fantasy Football Stories of 2016.
Top 10 stories of 2016 around Planet Fútbol.
Looking back on the biggest soccer stories of 2016.
The 16 Most Memorable NBA Moments Of 2016.
The 10 Best WWE Matches Of 2016.
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