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LeBron James Largely Seen As Fitting Choice For SI's Sportsman Of The Year
Published December 4, 2012
OTHER CHOICES: NBCSN’s Ross Tucker said he was thinking “outside the box” and that British distance runner Mo Farah should have been Sportsman of the Year because he won two Olympic Gold Medals “in his home country, that’s very hard to do.” SI’s Pete Thamel said South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius should have been selected because “he transcended sport by doing what he did and appearing in the Olympics." Thamel: "I think that’s what sportsmanship should be about, not LeBron James not saying anything dumb for a year” (“NBC Sports Talk,” NBCSN, 12/3).