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WJLA, December 29, 2011

The year in sports: 2011 (Photos)

From tragedy to triumph, from Albert Haynesworth's departure to John Wall's emergence,  it was a memorable year in the world of sports. Here's a look back at what grabbed the headlines in 2011.

Wambach-mania

Abby Wambach and the U.S. Women's National Team took America by storm with their penchant for the dramatic this past summer, but their bid for another Women's World Cup title fell just short.

(Photo: Associated Press/Associated Press) of fullscreen mode

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