Hate to say it, but 2012 was a big year for gaffes. Now that everyone has a camera on their smartphone, sports fails are uploaded to the internet before athletes have the opportunity say "oops."
For a good laugh, check out Bleacher Report's list of the 25 most humiliating premature celebrations in sports. To save yourself from any embarrassment of your own, bare in mind the takeaway of these super awkward videos: Don't start dancing until the fat lady sings.
If you prefer a brighter outlook on the past, check out the 100 best athletes of 2012.