A one time annual event, Dan Shanoff has graciously offered up his end of year, hot/not list for perusal/debate that was headed for the internet vapor since his Daily Quickie column was shutdown by those smoldering cuntrags at ESPN. After the jump, follow Shanoff's ghost to prepare yourself with this year's/last year's people, trends, ephemera to be aware of this coming sports year.

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Dan Shanoff Blogspot [Dan Shanoff]

Athlete "YouTube" moment

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2006: Brawls

2007: Sex tapes

Free Agent

2006: Daisuke Matsuzaka

Sponsored

2007: Bill Simmons

Couple

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2006: Matt Leinart-Paris Hilton

2007: John Rocker-Alicia Marie

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Monday Night Football gimmick

2006: Tony K.

2007: Tiki

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Entertainer

2006: Chad Johnson

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2007: Gilbert Arenas

"Next poker"

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2006: Competitive eating

2007: Pro video gaming

Courtside Groupie

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2006: Britney Spears

2007: Carrie Underwood

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Sports city

2006: Pittsburgh

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2007: Las Vegas

Breakout QB

2006: Philip Rivers

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2007 : Cleo Lemon

Hottie

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2006: World Cup Babes

2007: Anyone But Sterger

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Bandwagon

2006: Rutgers football

2007: Ohio State hoops

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Jersey

2006: Titans No. 10 (Young)

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2007: Nuggets No. 3 (Iverson)

Rivalry

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2006: Jason Whitlock-Scoop Jackson

2007: Donovan McNabb-Jeff Garcia

Will Ferrell film vehicle

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2006: NASCAR

2007: Old ABA

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Unrealistic crusade

2006: Eliminate PEDs

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2007: Reform amateur hoops

College hoops hair

2006: Joakim Noah's ponytail

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2007: Greg Oden's beard

Hall of Fame debacle

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2006: Buck O Neil

2007: Mark McGwire

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H.S. Sports Reality TV

2006: Jocks

2007: Nerds

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Coaching tactic

2006: Pat Riley's motivation

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2007: Jim Leyland's smoking

Love to Hate/Hate to Love

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2006: Bonds passes Ruth

2007: Bonds passes Aaron

NFL Rookie Coach

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2006: Sean Payton

2007: Charlie Weis

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Anniversary

2006: '86 World Series

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2007: '77 Yankees

Cinderella of March

2006: George Mason

2007: Air Force

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"Can't miss" (Yeah, right)

2006: JJ Redick

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2007: Brady Quinn

Healthily Obsessive Sports Web Site

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2006: JaytheJoke.com

2007: The Wizznutzz

Cancellation

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2006: The Daily Quickie

2007: Quite Frankly