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Top 10 Internet Memes in Sports in 2012

McKayla Maroney isn't impressed by much, but maybe she likes sports Internet memes.
<p> Top 10 Internet Memes in Sports in 2012, including McKayla is not impressed, Smokin' Jay Cutler, Eli Manning looking at things, Mo Farah running away from things, Manny Pacquiao knocked out, Queen Elizabeth at the London Olympic Opening Ceremonies, the "Good Job, Good Effort" kid, fat Derek Jeter and Anthony Davis' unibrow.</p>

This year, countless Internet memes went viral. But the world of sports saw some of the best. Here is a rundown of the top 10 best Internet memes in sports in 2012.

NBA Preview: Will the Heat Repeat?

Three questions to ponder for the upcoming NBA campaign.
<p> NBA Preview: Will the Heat Repeat?</p>

Last year, the only thing NBA fans knew was what they didn't know — like, would the season ever start? One convincing Miami Heat title and blockbuster trade later, and fans just know that it will be Miami and L.A. in the Finals. C’mon guys, it’s the NBA, no one knows everything. So...
 
 1) Who’s Next?

Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship

The Miami Heat won last season and are the favorites this year, but there are no guarantees.
<p> Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Erik Spoelstra and Ray Allen.</p>

2012 Olympics: 5 Can't-Miss Events for Aug. 10

LeBron James and Team USA take on Argentina in the men's basketball semifinals.
<p> LeBron James and Team USA take on Argentina in the men's basketball semifinals, plus women's 4x100 relay, men's 4x400 relay, BMX cycling and platform diving at the London Olympics.&nbsp;</p>
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Here's the Fab Five for Aug. 10, which will highlight NBC's prime-time schedule starting at 8 pm Eastern:

1. Women's 4x100m Finals
Allyson Felix and Carmelita Jeter will try to lead the U.S. to the medal stand and past those pesky, dominant sprinters from Jamaica. The U.S. women posted the second-fastest time in history in the semis, so they have to be considered a slight favorite in what will be a start-studded event.

Ranking Every USA Men’s Olympic Basketball Team

Ranking the 16 USA Men’s Basketball Teams in Olympic History.
<p> Ranking the 16 USA Men’s Basketball Teams in Olympic History. Could the 2012 Team USA beat the 1992 Dream Team?</p>

Could the 2012 Team USA beat the 1992 Dream Team? Kobe Bryant thinks so, but Michael Jordan laughs at the idea. First things first, this year’s squad must win the gold medal — and do so in historic style — in order to challenge the throne.

 

Here’s a rankings rundown of the 16 USA men’s basketball teams in Olympic history:

 

Kenny Smith Talks March Madness, NBA Linsanity and More

Inside the NBA on TNT and NCAA Tournament on CBS analyst Kenny "The Jet" Smith talks basketball.
<p> Inside the NBA on TNT and NCAA Tournament on CBS analyst Kenny Smith talks March Madness, NBA Linsanity, North Carolina Tar Heels basketball, Jeremy Lin, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Coke Zero and More.</p>

Athlon Sports sat down with Kenny Smith, who covers the NBA on TNT — along with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson and Co. as a member of the Emmy award-winning Inside the NBA — as well as the NCAA Tournament on CBS. “The Jet” was a first-team All-American point guard under Dean Smith at North Carolina and a two-time NBA Finals champion with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995.

Lebron James Engaged to Savannah Brinson Days After Michael Jordan Gets Engaged (Photos)

The Miami Heat star popped the question to his high school sweetheart
<p> The Miami Heat star popped the question to his high school sweetheart</p>
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Lebron James continues to follow in his idol's footsteps. Just days after Michael Jordan announced his engagement to Yvette Prieto, Miami Heat Star Lebron James announced he was engaged to his longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson.

James popped the question on New Year's Eve with teammates and friends looking on. It was also James' 27th birthday.

Chris Paul and Heat Owner Mickey Arison tweeted their congratulations. 

Who Is Norris Cole?

Miami Heat rookie, Norris Cole, was key is sealing last night's victory against the Boston Celtics
<p> Miami Heat rookie, Norris Cole, was key is sealing last night's victory against the Boston Celtics</p>

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Google his name, and a fictional soap opera character is all you will find.  Click on his bio on NBA.com and you will find they haven’t even bothered writing one.  Ever heard of Norris Benjamin Cole?  Didn’t think so.

The Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics last night, 115-107.  LeBron James and Dwayne Wade each scored over 20 points, but it was Miami’s rookie sensation, Norris Cole, who stole the show. 

Vince Young, LeBron James and South Beach

Why the Miami Dolphins are the perfect team for Vince Young.
<p> <span><span>Why the Miami Dolphins are the perfect team for Vince Young.</span></span></p>

A few years ago, Vince Young was at a nightclub hitting on the younger sister of a friend of mine — no surprise there, since this girl is some sort of heavenly combination of Beyonce and Stacey Dash.

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