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Even at the time, it seemed over the top. In retrospect, it looks even sillier. On March 26 Tim Tebow, the Jets’ new backup quarterback, met the New York media in a Super Bowl-style (and Super Bowl-sized) news conference at the team’s practice facility while the owner, GM and coach were away at the NFL meetings. Tebow said the event wasn’t his idea. But he did use variations of the word “excited” several dozen times. Nine months later, he was less so.(Credit: AP)

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The year in sports media 2012

Newsday's Neil Best looks back at 12 of the more memorable moments in sports media involving New York players and personalities.