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2009 • Year in Sports Media

Speedskater Extraordinaire

STEPHEN COLBERT AND HIS NATION SAVE THE OLYMPICS*

Movies

Damon Scrums (And Speaks to Dan Patrick)

Television

Collinsworth Shines on Sunday Night

Digital

Ochocinco Squawks

*A truthy tale of a sport getting the Colbert Bump

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ON THE COVER Photograph by Michael O'Neill

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Keith Bernstein/Warner Bros. (Damon)

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Gene Lower (Collinsworth)

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Al Behrman/AP (Ochocinco)