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Rick Horrow counts down the top sports stories of 2012.
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I'm fox sports news analyst Rick -- with the top ten sports news stories of 2012. Part one and threw six number ten. -- last year beat these schools within the eleven conference structure of the football bowl subdivision. Changed conferences are announced their intention to do so. Amidst this musical chair maelstrom however the city commissioners and the NCAA finally green lighted a fourteen football playoff starting in 2014. -- we have no idea where the teams will come from. Local picks on how they're picked. But from that madness maybe just maybe we'll -- a legitimate national football champion. Number not. Even though which scuttle the ING New York marathon postpone the first crosstown rivalry game between the Knicks and Brooklyn nets like Katrina before. Hurricanes -- brought out the best in the sports industry. NFL NFL PA NBA in MLB all donated more than a million bucks. While dozens of athletes organized charity event and donated significant front of their own. Athletes also manned the phone lines during the 121212. Concert -- any relief at Madison Square Garden. -- -- Brooklyn nets began played -- center slant tries to move and re branding that supposedly begun the process of revitalizing. The surrounding prospect heights neighborhood. In Brooklyn. Also producing a legitimate rivalry with the -- And brought celebrity fans courtside and for the first time in many seasons that he's silly in contention. Number seven. The NFL season started in the labor impasse with replacement referees. But after -- -- called during the week three Packers Seahawks Monday night game the league finally heard and seen enough. A deal struck but the blown call -- still impact the playoffs. Assists. Television rights fees escalate dramatically for life sporting events. From 500 million dollar payment for the upcoming BCS playoffs to 85 million annually for rights to the English Premier League. To reaching their carriage deal with NFL network and ten regional sports channel launching including the pac twelve network the total for the media rights deals cited 2012. -- the top 25. Point nine. Billion dollars more than the gross domestic product. -- Switzerland. For fox sports. -- -- --