ESPN.com at 15: 2008

Updated: April 2, 2010, 9:21 AM ET

Top stories of 2008:
U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps wins record eight gold medals at Summer Olympics in Beijing
Celtics, after acquiring Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, win NBA title
Giants win Super Bowl XLII, spoiling Patriots' attempt at perfect season
Brett Favre retires, unretires and is traded to Jets

Champions:
Giants (NFL)
Phillies (MLB)
Celtics (NBA)
Red Wings (NHL)
Florida (college football)
Kansas (men's hoops)
Tennessee (women's hoops)

ESPN.com:
ESPN's Streak for the Cash fantasy game debuts
Fantasy Sports launches auction drafts
"Mayne Street" video series debuts
ESPN.com wins Sports Business Journal's Best In Digital Sports Media award
"Fantasy Football Now" wins Emmy for outstanding new approaches -- coverage
"Ray of Hope" E-Ticket wins Emmy for outstanding new approaches -- long form
"Death Race 2007" E-Ticket wins Emmy for outstanding new approaches -- general interest