Breakout athletes of 2012

Twelve athletes you didn't know when the year started, but you do now:

Hornets end Knicks' Lin-ning streak, 89-85

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks drives against Greivis Vasquez #21 of the New Orleans Hornets at Madison Square Garden on February 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey First UFC Women's Champion; You Wanna Fight Her, You Fight at 135

Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 Of The Los Angeles Kings Makes Getty Images

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

How many medals will Gabby Douglas win?

Yahoo! Sports Shannon Miller says Olympic champ Gabrielle Douglas is not done winning medals yet.

Kentucky off to title game, beats Louisville 69-61

Kentucky's Anthony Davis walks off the court after an NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball tournament game against Louisville Saturday, March 31, 2012, in New Orleans. Davis scored 18 points as Kentucky won 69-61. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)