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The Year In...Dushdom

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.

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Roger Clemens set the gold standard:

Lies on "60 Minutes"

Takes on Congress

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Emails with Brian McNamee, calls writer "Dushbag"

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Wife was also enhanced

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Had some dalliances

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Apologizes — kind of

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Brett Favre was a pretty close second:

Itched

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Scratched

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Competed

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Cockblocked

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Dick

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Headed to Tampa!

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Yay Jets!

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Shared offensive secrets

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Blew it

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Sean Avery got sloppy:

Interned

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Charmed

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Distraction technique

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Sloppy seconded

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Released

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Phil Savage emails angry:

Go root for Buffalo

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Apologizes

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Will Clark: • Cackles

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