Here, we rate the top big sports events of 2011:
6. Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open in Queens against Rafael Nadal.
7. Albert Pujols picks up his 2,000 career hit against the Cubs at Busch Stadium. He is the fifth Cardinal player to get 2,000 hits, joining Stan Musial (3,630), Lou Brock (2,713), Rogers Hornsby (2,110), and Enos Slaughter (2,064).
11. Robert Griffin III, from Baylor University, won the Heisman Trophy.