Shared NABC and USBWA National Player of the Year honors with Duke's J.J. Redick and was named Chevrolet Player of the Year as selected by CBS Sports as a junior. Plays for the L.A. Lakers.
Named Executive Producer of NBA Inside Stuff and NBA Entertainment-produced specials in March 1998, Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Ahmad Rashad has hosted Inside Stuff on NBC since 1998. Rashad is also a host for the NBA on NBC studio show.
Al Joyner, the 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in the men's triple jump who has 16 years coaching experience, joined the UCLA track and field staff on Aug. 18, 2000. Joyner coaches the Bruin women's jumps and also assists UCLA head coaches Jeanette Bolden (women) and Art Venegas (men) with administrative duties for both programs.
Alan Trammell played his entire career with the Detroit Tigers. In 1980, Trammell made the All-Star team for first time and won the 1983 MLB Comeback Player of the Year Award in the American League.
The only skier in the world (except maybe Picabo Street) to achieve rock-star fame and adoration, Alberto Tomba is among the biggest phenomenons to hit skiing in recent years. A common joke is Tomba's lack of discipline in training ," inability to refuse his mother's pasta dinners and flirting with fans instead of running practice gates ," all laughing ceases when Tomba takes flight on the course
Alex Rodriguez, born as Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, was born on 27th July 1975 in New York, NY. Alex Rodriguez is lovingly also recognized as A-Rod and is one of the finest players in MLB who plays as #13 third base for the New York Yankees.
Ali Krieger is an American soccer player last playing for 1. FFC Frankfurt of the Frauen-Bundesliga and is a member of the United States Women's National Soccer Team.
Hailing from small town, middle America (St Cloud, Minnesota to be exact), Alise Post is the most successful female BMX racer to ever swing her leg over a bike.
Amy is a member of the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame. She is a 35 year member of the LPGA tour and the winner of 32 professional tournaments. She is a noted author, having just published her 2nd book, this one " The LEADERBOARD;Conversations on Golf and Life " foreword by Jim Nantz.
Amy Rodriguez is an American soccer forward currently playing for Philadelphia Independence of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team.
In one of the greatest Olympic performances by an American woman, Amy Van Dyken won four gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Van Dyken, whose victories came in the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter butterfly, 4x100 free relay and 4x100 medley relay, is the only American woman to win four gold medals at a single Olympics.
The 55th winner of the Heisman Trophy is the gifted passing quarterback of the University of Houston, André Ware. Ware is a junior and the first Cougar football player to win the college sport's most coveted individual award.
Journalist Andrew Mwenda has spent his career fighting for free speech and economic empowerment throughout Africa. He argues that aid makes objects of the poor -- they become passive recipients of charity rather than active participants in their own economic betterment.
Andy Macdonald (born July 31, 1973) is one of the best-known professional vert skateboarders today, winning the World Cup Skateboarding competition eight times.
Antoine Devon Walker (born August 12, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American professional basketball player with the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association.
Martin, started racing at age 5, competed in her first national race at age 10, and won her first national title at age 14, before turning pro a year later.
Youngest quarterback to lead a team to the Super Bowl championship. Has lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to 3 Super Bowls in 6 Seasons
Ben Saunders is the youngest person ever to ski solo to the North Pole, a challenge described by Reinhold Messner as "ten times as dangerous as Everest", and holds the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton.
Benjamin Wallace is a journalist and author of The Billionaire's Vinegar, the true story of the world's most expensive bottle of (possibly phony?) wine. He's been a contributor to GQ, Details, Salon and The Washington Post.
Bernard Hopkins 30-year journey from teenage delinquent to Hall of Fame boxer is an awe-inspiring tale of suffering, incredible perseverance and hard work, and ultimate redemption.
Michael Sherlock, renowned around the world as "Biker", grew up surfing on the Jersey shore. While his passion continues to be surfing, Biker always excelled in sports most popularly referred to as "extreme", including skateboarding (since age 11), snowboarding, downhill skateboard racing, mountain biking, motorcross, wakeboarding, water-skiing and mountainboarding.
Former National Hockey League All-Star Bill Clement, who played 11 years in the NHL with Philadelphia, Washington and Calgary, is a game analyst for ESPN's extensive schedule of National Hockey Night telecasts. In early 1990, Clement entered the world of motivational speaking and is now making corporate presentations on a national basis.
Former coach Bill Curry joined ESPN in 1997 as a college football game analyst. His primary assignment is the Big Ten Game of the Week on ESPN (with Dave Barnett handling play-by-play), along with selected bowl games. His knowledge and easy-going manner have translated effectively into the broadcast booth, where he's been well-received by fans and media alike.
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