In Pictures: Dumbest and craziest sports technology moments of 2012

From phony websites to regrettable tweets to Apple Siri chatter, it's clear athletes and technology often don't mix well

FLIPPING OUT

Singer M.I.A. flipped off millions of viewers during her performance (with Madonna and Nicky Minaj) at halftime of the Super Bowl broadcast in February. She also uttered (or lip-synched?) an obscenity, which was inaudible. Both NBC and the NFL condemned the act, but the NFL went further, pointing a finger of its own at the broadcaster for an ineffective video delay system that failed to zap the M.I.A. gesture.

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