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  1. Serena and Jimmie Both Claimed Titles, But Only One of Them Met B...

    AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Both Serena Williams and Jimmie Johnson were named AP Athlete of the Year, but only Serena got to walk away from the party with the appetizers tray. Jimmie Johnson and Serena Williams were named Associated Press Male ...

    Blog | December 22, 2009
  2. LeBron took honor that belonged to Rafa

    Peter Bodo

    The honors continued to roll in for Serena Williams last week, the latest one bestowed upon her by the Associated Press news service. The AP named Williams its Female Athlete of the Year for 2013. Her male counterpart was LeBron James of the NBA's Mi...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. LeBron James third NBA player to garner annual AP award

    The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2013
  4. Serena Williams wins third AP Athlete of Year award

    Serena Williams is The Associated Press' 2013 Female Athlete of the Year, easily winning a vote by news organizations.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2013
  5. Gymnast Gabby Douglas wins female athlete of the year honors

    When Gabby Douglas allowed herself to dream of being the Olympic champion, she imagined having a nice little dinner with family and friends to celebrate. Maybe she'd make an appearance here and there.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  6. Michael Phelps voted AP male athlete of year

    Michael Phelps has added another triumph to his list of accomplishments: The Associated Press male athlete of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  7. Too smart to play soccer in North Carolina?

    Sheldon Shealer

    NewsChannel 36 in Charlotte, N.C., reported Friday that a change in eligiblity rules is leaving a handful of athletes sidelined because they do not receive credit for their AP courses until the end of the school year -- thus leaving them short the ne...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  8. Abby Wambach of U.S. women's soccer wins AP female athlete of yea...

    With the final seconds ticking down and the Americans on the verge of their earliest exit ever from the Women's World Cup, Abby Wambach kept waving her index finger at her teammates.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  9. Seattle Seahawks' Golden Tate takes Twitter shots at Jimmie Johns...

    Jimmie Johnson has a pair of titles he's especially proud to have linked to his name. NASCAR champion. AP Male Athlete of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  10. Zenyatta runner-up for second year in a row in Associated Press v...

    Joseph Swavy

    Horse of the Year contender and Breeders' Cup runner-up Zenyatta has come up second in another major race this year, finishing behind skier Lindsey Vonn in balloting for 2010 Female Athlete of the Year as voted on by members of The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  11. Lindsey Vonn chosen as AP's 2010 Female Athlete of Year

    Lindsey Vonn is the 2010 Female Athlete of the Year, chosen by members of The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2010
  12. As much as it may hurt to admit it, Drew Brees over Jimmie Johnso...

    Terry Blount

    Jimmie Johnson is No. 2. Man, I haven't said that in a long time. In this particular case, it's accurate. Johnson finished second in voting for the Male Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who le...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  13. Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints named AP's Male Athlete of the Y...

    That record of accomplishment is why Drew Brees was voted the 2010 Male Athlete of the Year, chosen by members of The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  14. Some Intangibles of the Most Valuable Team Calculations

    AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast After paying between $120-140 million dollars over four years, AON has earned the award for "Most Valuable Kit Sponsorship." Forbes recently released their list of the world's most valuable teams and athletes and it...

    Blog | July 25, 2010
  15. NASCAR - Ryan McGee: On his greatest NASCAR moments from the past...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee gets all wistful thinking of the "I can't believe this is happening to me!" NASCAR-related moments of the decade gone by. He recounts those moments, too, up close and personal-style.

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2009
  16. Plenty of Athletes Don Santa Suits. But Should They?

    AP Photo/Jeff Roberson You wouldn't know it from the looks of him, but Jeff Francoeur makes one heck of a Kris Kringle. It's that time of year, when anyone within reach of a Santa suit and a pillow dresses up as Old Saint Nic. Even athletes (the...

    Blog | December 25, 2009