So, the next few days will be chock full of end-of-year retrospectives. We'll do our own as well. Today: Dushbag central.

What does it take for a man to be considered a douchebag? It's a unique combination of swagger, conceitedness, and an overwhelming odor of self-importance that just knocks people over. Oh, and maybe some hair products. But even the douchiest of douchebags cannot compete with the almighty "Dushbag." And 2008 had some real prizes.

Roger Clemens set the gold standard:

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Lies on "60 Minutes"

Takes on Congress

Sponsored

Emails with Brian McNamee, calls writer "Dushbag"

Wife was also enhanced

Had some dalliances

Apologizes — kind of

Brett Favre was a pretty close second:

Itched

Scratched

Competed

Cockblocked

Dick

Headed to Tampa!

Yay Jets!

Shared offensive secrets

Blew it

Sean Avery got sloppy:

Interned

Charmed

Distraction technique

Sloppy seconded

Released

Phil Savage emails angry:

Go root for Buffalo

Apologizes

Will Clark: • Cackles