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Great athletic feats always capture our attention. This year was no different, as we rooted for the home team, watched two new stadiums open in New York, and saw a few great comebacks. We hope you enjoy this look at some of the most popular sports-related search queries of the year. Unless otherwise noted, these queries were most popular in the U.S. in 2009.
We cheered as a few of our favorites came back to the playing field (or court, ring, or bike, as the case may be).