Julia Lipnitskaia gets all bent out of shape in Sochi, Cheyenne Woods scores her first victory on a major pro tour, and Chris Paul and Blake Griffin throw down some magic. Still, nobody deserves more applause than Michael Sam.
Big Ben, Jerry Jones, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps and on and on and on ... How many cautionary tales about celebrity and behavior and privacy (and cell phones!) will it take before you start exercising some caution?
Tiger Woods is atop Forbes' top 25 list of top earners among athletes with a $100 million haul in the past year, but four racers -- Kimi Raikkonen, Michael Schumacher, Valentino Rossi and Jeff Gordon -- made the list, as well.