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

Monday Night Football gimmick

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2006: Tony K.

2007: Tiki

Entertainer

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2006: Chad Johnson

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

Sports city

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2006: Pittsburgh

2007: Las Vegas

Breakout QB

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2006: Philip Rivers

2007 : Cleo Lemon

Hottie

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2006: World Cup Babes

2007: Anyone But Sterger

Bandwagon

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2006: Rutgers football

2007: Ohio State hoops

Jersey

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2006: Titans No. 10 (Young)

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

Unrealistic crusade

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2006: Eliminate PEDs

2007: Reform amateur hoops

College hoops hair

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2006: Joakim Noah's ponytail

2007: Greg Oden's beard

Hall of Fame debacle

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2006: Buck O Neil

2007: Mark McGwire

H.S. Sports Reality TV

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2006: Jocks

2007: Nerds

Coaching tactic

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2006: Pat Riley's motivation

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

Anniversary

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2006: '86 World Series

2007: '77 Yankees

Cinderella of March

2006: George Mason

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2007: Air Force


"Can't miss" (Yeah, right)

2006: JJ Redick

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2007: Brady Quinn

Healthily Obsessive Sports Web Site

2006: JaytheJoke.com

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2007: The Wizznutzz

Cancellation

2006: The Daily Quickie

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2007: Quite Frankly