Noor Daoud holds a trophy after she won third place in the first day of Formula Israel's women's race, in Eilat, Israel. Daoud went on to take the women's title at the event. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Quarterback Darron Thomas of the Oregon Ducks (right) threw for 30 touchdowns with only 6 interceptions this season. The Ducks beat UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship to earn a spot in the Rose Bowl, where they'll face Wisconsin. Steve Dykes/Getty Images hide caption

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LaShawn Merritt crosses the finish line first, in the men's 4x400-meter relay at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Sept. 2. Once banned for doping, Merritt has been cleared to run in London next summer.

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Triathletes begin the 1,500-meter swim (just under 1 mile) in the Hudson River as part of last year's New York City Triathlon. Two race participants died during this year's swim portion. Dario Cantatore/Getty Images hide caption

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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco dons a powder blue jersey and shorts to play a different kind of football. He tried out for Sporting Kansas City, a Major League Soccer team, weeks after the start of the 2011 NFL lockout. Daniel Russell - Photography/flickr hide caption

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Lauren Cheney, left, and Carli Lloyd, right, of the U.S. battle for the ball with Yun Mi Jo of Korea DPR in their opening Group C match of the FIFA Women's World Cup at Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion in Dresden, Germany. Boris Streubel/Getty Images hide caption

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When it comes to being a sports anchor, it helps to know more than just the names of the teams playing on the highlight reel. upheaval/iStockphoto hide caption

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