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Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron

Home Run King

Biography | Profile | Interview
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball Scoring Champion

Biography | Profile | Interview
Tenley Albright
Tenley Albright

Olympic Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview

Sir Roger Bannister
Sir Roger Bannister

Track and Field Legend

Biography | Profile | Interview
Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra

Baseball Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview
Susan Butcher
Susan Butcher

Champion Dog-Sled Racer

Biography | Profile | Interview

Julius Erving
Julius Erving

The Great and Wondrous Dr. J

Biography | Profile | Interview
Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

Olympic Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview
Scott Hamilton
Scott Hamilton

Olympic Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview

Mike Krzyzewski
Mike Krzyzewski

Collegiate Basketball Champion

Biography | Profile | Interview
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Super Bowl Champion Quarterback

Biography | Profile | Interview
Willie Mays
Willie Mays

Baseball Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview

Pete Rozelle
Pete Rozelle

Pro Football Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview
Bill Russell
Bill Russell

Cornerstone of the Boston Celtics' Dynasty

Biography | Profile | Interview
Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker

All-American Football Player

Biography | Profile | Interview

Lenny Wilkens
Lenny Wilkens

Basketball Hall of Fame

Biography | Profile | Interview
John Wooden
John Wooden

Basketball's Coaching Legend

Biography | Profile | Interview