2011 has been an awesome year in sports. It's been an even better year for some of sports' best athletes. How does the top 50 of 2011 measure up?

Novak Djokovic (pictured left) had one of the best years in tennis history. Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, continued to break his own records. And Drew Brees was, well, Drew Brees.

Click here to check out the top 50 athletes of 2011. It comes to you from bleacherreport.com.