2013 in sports will be remembered as a year of tragedy and triumph.
There were stars who fell from grace.
Oscar Pistorius, South Africa’s blade runner, was charged in the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and faces charges in the murder of a semi-pro football player.
The Boston Marathon bombings rocked an entire city, but gave birth to a nation of Boston Strong supporters.
2013 will be remembered for cycling icon Lance Armstrong finally admitting he used performance enhancing drugs.
It was also a year in which we learned about Manti Te’o and his phoney Internet girlfriend.
Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be selected 1st overall in the NBA draft.
The NHL lockout came to an end, the Leafs ended their playoff drought, and then ended their season with a Game 7 implosion against the Bruins.
We salute the champions of 2013, the Ravens, Blackhawks, Heat, Red Sox and yes, the Roughriders.
The Tiger-Cats gave Hamilton fans plenty to cheer about in 2013 and are poised to do the same in 2014.