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Adrian Dantley
A power plant who measured closer to 6'3" than his listed height of 6'5", Dantley had an uncanny feel for getting shots off in traffic. He toyed with bigger players, using his patented head-and-shoulder fake to create openings to the basket or draw fouls. Nearly a third of his 23,177 NBA points were made at the free-throw line. A product of basketball-rich Washington, D.C., Dantley (born February 28, 1956) attended DeMatha Catholic High School, one of the nation's leading prep programs. In 1973, .....more»

AD's career stats

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2013-04-04: On the Mound with Fergie
 


 
Aeneas Williams
Despite playing only one year in college, Williams' numbers impressed the then-Phoenix Cardinals enough that they selected him in the third round of the 1991 NFL Draft, Williams quickly established himself with an exceptional rookie season, tying the NFL lead for interceptions. In 1994 he led the NFL in interceptions with 9. By 1997, Williams had already notched four Pro Bowl appearances and had established himself as the Cardinals' top cornerback, routinely covering the opponents' lead receiver .....more»

Aeneas' Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Appears:
2014-06-05: The Playmate of the Year
 


 
Al Rosen
Albert Leonard Rosen (born February 29, 1924), nicknamed "Al", "Flip", and the "Hebrew Hammer", is a former American major league third baseman and right-handed slugger. He played his entire 10-year career (1947–1956) with the Cleveland Indians in the American League, where he drove in 100 or more runs 5 years in a row, was a 4-time All-Star, twice led the league in home runs and twice in RBIs, and was an MVP. Rosen was extremely muscular, and had tremendous power and excellent bat control. Rose .....more»

Al's Career Stats

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2011-06-30: Baseball and Softball Stars
 


 
Al Attles
Alvin A. "Al" Attles Jr. (born November 7, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American retired professional basketball player and coach. He is a graduate of Weequahic High School in Newark and North Carolina A&T State University.[1] Attles played eleven seasons for the National Basketball Association's San Francisco Warriors (which were called the Philadelphia Warriors until 1962) beginning in 1960. He was a role player on the 1964 Warriors team (with Wilt Chamberlain, Guy Rodgers) that made the .....more»

Al's Career Stats

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2012-05-17: A Broadcasting Legend
 


 
Alan Page
Page graduated from Central Catholic High School, in Canton, Ohio, in 1964. He starred in several sports and excelled in football. Page also worked on a construction team that erected the Pro Football Hall of Fame, laying the groundwork for the building where he would one day be immortalized. After high school, Page attended the University of Notre Dame, where he led the school’s football program to a national championship in 1966. That same year, Page was named a college football All-American. .....more»

Alan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-06-13: Moon and Page
 


 
Alana Campos
Playboy magazine's September Playmate is Brazilian beauty Alana Campos. The 21-year-old was born and grew up in Florianopolis. “It’s beautiful there,” Alana says. “You’re completely surrounded by the ocean." The downside, if there is one? “All the girls are gorgeous. When you go out at night, you become just another pretty face. It’s very annoying.” Well, unless perhaps you're a guy lucky enough to be there. Alana began her modeling career after being discovered by Ford Models. “I never dr .....more»

Alana at Playboy.com

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2012-09-06: Alana, Randy and Dwight
 


 
Alex Karras
A fullback in high school, Karras was moved to tackle when he entered the University of Iowa in 1954. He was a consensus All-American in 1957, his senior season, and he won the Outland Trophy as the nation's outstanding college lineman. Karras was the first-round draft choice of the NFL's Detroit Lions in 1958. He immediately became a starting defensive tackle. Smaller than most other tackles at 6-foot-2 and 248 pounds, Karras used intelligence, agility, and aggressiveness to become an All-Pro t .....more»

Alex's Career Stats

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2011-09-29: Alex Karras and Vince Dooley
 


 
Alicia Harris
I believe passionately in the Lord and my spiritual self and give all the glory to God for blessing and molding me. My number one priority is him, followed by my family then my own health & wellness. Growing up in Illinois, I am extremely fortunate to have loving parents who instilled very strong values in me that shine through today. One of their strongest and exemplified values was that of love, not only with your significant other but through God. Both of my parents were athletes whic .....more»

Alicia's Website

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2012-05-10: Meet Alicia
 


 
Alyssa Arce
Alyssa Arce is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for July 2013. Her centerfold was photographed by Sasha Eisenmann. She is a native of North Myrtle Beach, SC

Ambitions: I love kids, traveling and fashion. I am looking for a way to combine all three!

Turn-Ons: A very sexual, stylish, tattooed bad boy with a hot ride

Turnoffs: I love to banter, so don’t be too sensitive. I hate close-minded, arrogant men who don’t know how to respect a girl!

I May Be A Model: But I .....more»


Alyssa on Facebook

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2013-07-11: Bears Legend Richard Dent
 


 
Amber Cope
Amber and Angela Cope became the third generation of Cope’s to enter into the world of racing, when, at the young age of nine, the girls’ parents gave them a go-kart for Christmas and thus began their road to NASCAR. Once they began competing locally, the girls made a name for themselves and became the most accomplished go-kart racers in the Greater Puget Sound region. In their seven years of driving go-karts included 50 first place wins and setting on pole position 20 times in the Pacific North .....more»

Angela & Amber's Fansite

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2011-06-02: Hoops Talk and The First Twins of NASCAR
 


 
Amber Patton
A two-time Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American, Patton completed her senior season with the Blue Demons in 2009 with a school-record .497 batting average which topped the BIG EAST Conference and was second in the nation. A four-year letterwinner at third base, she holds DePaul's career records in assists (556) and sacrifice hits (58) and the single-season marks in hits (87), batting average, games started (69), games played (69) and at bats (216). Patton earned .....more»

Chicago Bandits Website

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2011-08-25: The NPF Champions
 


 
Amy Freeze
Amy Freeze was the chief meteorologist for Fox owned-and-operated station WFLD in Chicago from 2007–2011. She presented the weather during the station's 9 p.m newscasts. Freeze was one of the first 20 women in the world to receive certification from the American Meteorological Society as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. She also has National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society Seals of Approval. She is a three-time National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy A .....more»

Amy's Website

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2011-03-24: March Madness
 


 
Amy Hayes
Boxing's most successful female ring announcer was born on a chilly November morning on the Detroit River at Wyandotte General hospital. only a few short miles from the Motor City, pre-mature and as stubborn as I am now I battled the croup and jaundice. From the beginning I was more than a hand-full! Mom says I wouldn't eat which is not a problem now. I weighed in at a scrappy 5 lbs. I was so little my dad put me in a shoe box. I love my parents and I would be lying if I said their lives didn't .....more»

Amy's Website

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2011-05-19: Artis, Issel and the Lady of the Ring
 


 
Andre Reed
Reed was born in Allentown and began his football career at Allentown's Dieruff High School, where he played quarterback and competed in the East Penn Conference (now known as the Lehigh Valley Conference), which is known for producing top collegiate and NFL football talent. In his senior year (1981–1982), Reed helped lead Dieruff to an EPC tri-championship, tying for the championship with Emmaus High School and Whitehall High School. Reed then attended Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, where .....more»

Andre on Twitter

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2014-02-27: Andre Reed and Bill Bradley
 


 
Andre Dawson
During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four different teams as a center and right fielder, spending most of his career with the Montreal Expos (1976–1986) and Chicago Cubs (1987–1992).

An 8-time National League (NL) All-Star, he was named the league's Rookie of the Year in 1977 after batting .282 with 19 home runs and 65 runs batted in (RBI), and won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1987 after leading the league with 49 homers and 137 RBI; he had been runner-up for the award i .....more»


Andre's Webste

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2014-05-01: Dani and the Hawk
 


 
Andrea Metcalf
Andrea Metcalf, nationally recognized fitness expert and popular media personality, is passionate about helping people strip away the obstacles to adopting a healthy lifestyle and embracing a “love-your-body” attitude. In her new book, Naked Fitness: The Proven 28 Day Weight Loss Program for a Slimmer, Fitter, Pain Free Body, Metcalf shares her balanced, personalized approach to exercise, her sensible, satisfying nutrition principles, and her “lean and serene” fitness philosophy for perfect body .....more»

Andrea's Website

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2011-12-29: It Isn’t Easy Being Green
 


 
Angela Sparrow
Angela Sparrow was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2011 on November 21, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. At the end of the three-day pageant, the multitalented Chicagoan outlasted 138 other beautiful young women. She is elated to be the titleholder and is committed to being a positive role model and proud representative of Illinois during her reign, and journey to the live televised NBC production of the 60th Miss USA pageant. A native to Charleston, South Carolina, Angie is the daughter to .....more»

Miss Illinois USA Website

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2011-04-28: Baseballs and Tiaras
 


 
Angela Cope
Angela Christine Cope and Amber Nicole Cope nade NASCAR history on October 23, 2010 by being the first twins to compete in one of the top three series in NASCAR. That day they made their NASCAR debut in the Camping World Truck Series in Martinsville, VA. Amber Cope, driving the No. 6 Dodge, finished 26th, while Angela Cope was involved in two incidents within 18 laps of each other early in the race and finished 30th. They began racing in Go-Karts at age 9. They quickly gained attention by winnin .....more»

Angela & Amber's Fansite

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2011-06-02: Hoops Talk and The First Twins of NASCAR
 


 
Angie Dickinson
Born in Kulm, North Dakota and educated at Glendale College and Immaculate Heart College, Angeline Brown acquired her professional name Angie Dickinson when she married college football star Gene Dickinson. A beauty contest winner, Dickinson entered films with an unbilled bit in the 1954 Warner Bros. musical Lucky Me. Her earliest films consisted mostly of "B" Westerns (at one point, she dubbed in actress Sarita Montiel's voice in 1957's Run of the Arrow) and television (Dickinson was rather nas .....more»

More About Angie

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2014-10-30: Actress Angie Dickinson
 


 
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Ann is a retired American basketball player and sportscaster. She was a standout player in high school, college, the Olympic Games, international tournaments, and the professional levels. Meyers Drysdale was the first player to be part of the U.S. National team while still in high school. She was the first woman at UCLA to be signed to a four-year athletic scholarship for college; at UCLA She was also the only woman to sign a contract with a National Basketball Association team, the Indiana Pac .....more»

Ann's Website

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2012-08-09: Ann and Del
 


 
Anthony Munoz
Anthony Munoz was the first round NFL draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 1980. The offensive lineman was the third pick in the draft. Over the next thirteen years, Munoz would be selected to the Pro Bowl for eleven consecutive years, become a member of the 80's All-Decade team and the 75th anniversary All-NFL team. Anthony Munoz was named the Offensive Lineman of the Year and incredible eight times and played in two Super Bowls. In 1998, Munoz was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fam .....more»

More about Anthony Munoz on his Pro Football Hall of Fame Page

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2014-07-10: Kush and Munoz
 


 
April Rose
April Rose was born just north of Chicago and currently resides on the city's south side. When she's not playing with her Bullmastiff Sharkey, she is an ambassador for MAXIM, co-hosts a Bears pre-game show, and regularly works as a spokesmodel, model and host.

April on Facebook

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April's Website

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2011-07-14: April and Dale
 


 
Ara Parseghian
After a two-year pro career with the Cleveland Browns was halted by injury in 1949, Parseghian worked at his alma mater as an assistant coach under Woody Hayes at Miami of Ohio in 1950. In 1951 he became head coach at Miami, where he stayed until 1955. After an eight-year career with Northwestern he became the head coach at Notre Dame in 1964. He resigned in 1974 for health reasons after 11 years at Notre Dame where he won two consensus national championships and also guided the Irish to victori .....more»

The Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation

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2011-09-08: Rollin' with the Rollers
 


 
Art Donovan
In each of his first three seasons, Donovan played for a team which went out of business. He started out with the first Baltimore Colts, who folded after his rookie season in 1950, followed by the New York Yanks in 1951, and their successor, the Dallas Texans, in 1952. After the Texans franchise was moved to Baltimore in 1953 and became the second Baltimore Colts, Donovan played with that team. He became one of the stars in an outstanding defense and was selected to five straight Pro Bowls, from .....more»

Art at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-08-08: Remembering Art Donovan
 


 
Artis Gilmore
A star center during his two collegiate years at Jacksonville University, in Jacksonville, Florida, Gilmore led the Dolphins to the NCAA Division I championship game in 1970, where his team was beaten 80-69 by the University of California at Los Angeles Bruins. Gilmore remains the top player in rebounds per game in the history of NCAA Division I basketball. In the minds of many[who?], Gilmore was surpassed as an ABA star only by Julius Erving. Gilmore followed five All-Star seasons with the Kent .....more»

Artis' Blog

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2011-05-19: Artis, Issel and the Lady of the Ring
 


 
Ashley Lobo
Ashley Lobo is a Director of Client Relations for the nations leading matchmaking firm, Selective Search. By day she is a real life cupid to her clients and by night she reports on the hottest events and skates for the Chicago Blackhawks as an Ice Crew Girl. Ashley is a freelance reporter for the NBC Chicago Street Team, Nude Hippo, 24/7 Chicago, NHL.com and Hawks TV. If that is not enough, Ashley is also a SAG actor and model. Ashley originally gained her experience through internships with ABC .....more»

Ashley's Facebook Page

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2011-01-11: The Lovely Ashley Lobo
 


 
Ashley Bond
Fitness has always been an important part of my life. At the age of 2 I took my first dance classes and by the time I was 6 I was performing with the Joffrey Ballet at Chicago's very own Civic Opera House. I continued dancing until junior high school when I took up youth cheerleading and poms. It was around this time I first took up an interest in health and exercise. In high school I was a member of the pom team for four years and during my senior year took strength and conditioning classes. I .....more»

Check out Ashley's Blog

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2011-02-23: Luvabull Ashley Bond, and a Basketball Hall of Famer
 


 
Ashley Doris
Ashley Doris is the Playboy Playmate for March 2013. With winter darkness primed to blaze into floral glory, our thoughts turn to one of Emerson’s most brilliant turns of phrase: “The earth laughs in flowers.” For true transcendence, we offer a ravishing bloom in human form: Miss March Ashley Doris, an exotic rose (and our first Connecticut-born and -bred Playmate) of black, Spanish, English and German extraction. She’s not afraid to get her hands dirty. “Not only have I worked in a florist shop .....more»

More About Ashley (NSFW)

Appears:
2013-02-28: Miss March
 


 
Audrey Aleen Allen
Say hello to Playmate Audrey Aleen Allen, our Miss June 2013. She’s a cool, calm Colorado girl, all natural, with sandy blonde hair and sea-glass eyes. “I’m a tomboy at heart,” she says. “I embrace my femininity, but when it comes down to it, I don’t mind getting a little dirt on my dress.” That attitude has served her well, and will serve her very well as a Playmate, too. “My mother raised me and my sisters in Northglenn, a suburb of Denver,” she said. “She worked really hard, and she gave us t .....more»

Audrey at Playboy.com

Appears:
2013-06-06: Miss June and a Couple of Hall of Famers
 


 
Bailey Howell
A 6'7" forward from Mississippi State University, he played 12 seasons (1959–1971) in the NBA as a member of the Detroit Pistons, Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics, and Philadelphia 76ers. A six-time All-Star with 17,770 career points, he was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997. He won two NBA championships with the Boston Celtics. The best years of his career were during his time with the Bullets and the Celtics. Despite playing at the college level for only three y .....more»

MSU Basketball Records

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2011-04-07: Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan
 


 
Barry Switzer
In his 16 years at OU (1973-1988), Coach Switzer compiled a 157-29-4 record. He ranked first in winning percentage (.837) in Oklahoma history. Coach Switzer was named head coach of the Dallas Cowboys in 1994. He led Dallas to the 1996 Super Bowl, in which the Cowboys defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17. .....more»

Coach Switzer on Twitter

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2014-12-11: Jim Plunkett and Barry Switzer
 


 
Bart Starr
Greatness wasn't necessarily expected when the Green Bay Packers drafted quarterback Bart Starr in the 17th round in 1956. But greatness is what the Packers got. Standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 197 pounds, Starr wasn't a physically intimidating quarterback, and in the early part of his career he was hardly dominant. In his first five seasons, Starr's interceptions (41) were almost double his touchdowns (23). But Vince Lombardi's 1959 arrival in Green Bay sparked Starr's dramatic evolution. From .....more»

Bart's Website

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2013-05-16: Packers Legends
 


 
Bert Jones
Jones went to the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he played for LSU's football team. He was also a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity (Gamma chapter). While at LSU, Jones only started two games prior to the end of his junior year, but he started every game after that, leading LSU to a 12-2-1 record. During his senior year (1972), LSU went 9-2-1. Except for one week, LSU spent that entire season ranked in the AP Top 10. That year, Jones became the first quarterback in LSU histo .....more»

Bert's Career Stats

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2011-02-03: Super Preview
 


 
Beth Horn
Beth Horn was ''Venom'' on NBC's ''American Gladiators.'' She also has been a highly successful fitness competitor and has appeared on the cover and in fitness magazines. At the Men's Fitness Ultimate Challenge in June, 2011, in Chicago, Beth finished 31st overall and was the first female finisher. She recently finished filming the role of ''Animal Babe'' in the pro wrestling-themed movie ''Fancypants'' that is due out in the fall. Beth also is a personal trainer in Chicago; she also trains hope .....more»

Follow Beth on Twitter

Appears:
2011-07-28: A Taste of Venom
 


 
Bill Buckner
Bill Buckner played 22 years in the Major Leagues, primarily for the Chicago Cubs and Boston Reds Sox. He had a lifetime batting average of .289 with 2,715 hits, 174 home runs, 498 doubles and 1,208 RBI’s. He won one batting title and was named an All-Star in 1981. He is one of a small number of players who had 200 hit-seasons in both leagues and played in four decades. Buckner grew up in Napa, CA, and was drafted out of high school in the 2nd round of the MLB draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. .....more»

Bill's Website

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2011-05-26: Ines, Gail and Bill
 


 
Bill Virdon
A premier defensive outfielder during his playing days (1955–65) as a center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates (winning a Gold Glove in 1962), Virdon also had a long tenure in the major leagues as a manager, with the Pirates (1972–73), New York Yankees (1974–75), Houston Astros (1975–82), and Montreal Expos (1983–84). He was the American League Manager of the Year in 1974, his only full season working for the Yankees of George Steinbrenner. Bill also was named National L .....more»

Bill's Career Stats

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2011-10-27: Breanna, Jim and Bill
 


 
Bill White
As a minor-leaguer, Bill White was the second black player to ever play for a Carolina League team - the Danville Leafs (1953). Percy Miller Jr. broke the color barrier for that league in 1951. In his 13-season major league career, Bill White batted .286 with 202 home runs and 870 RBIs in 1673 games. He was also one of the top defensive first basemen of his time, winning seven straight Gold Glove Awards (1960–66). White batted and threw left-handed. White is also one of the few MLB players who h .....more»

Bill's Career Stats

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2012-05-10: Meet Alicia
 


 
Bill Bradley
Bill Bradley served in the U.S. Senate from 1979-1997 representing the state of New Jersey. In 2000, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Before serving in the Senate, he was an Olympic gold medalist in 1964 and a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks from 1967-1977 during which time they won two NBA championships. Bradley is the author of six books on American politics, culture, and economy, including Time Present, Time Past, Th .....more»

Bill's Website

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2014-02-27: Andre Reed and Bill Bradley
 


 
Bill McCartney
Bill McCartney is the former head football coach of the University of Colorado. His team, the Colorado Buffaloes, won a co-national championship in 1990. In his first season the Colorado Buffaloes compiled a record of 2–8–1, but McCartney began rebuilding Colorado in the early 1980s by pointing to the success of Big Eight rival Nebraska Cornhuskers. McCartney stated that it would take five years to turn the Buffaloes into a winning program. After a disastrous 1–10 season in 1984, McCartney sign .....more»

Coach McCartney's Website

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2015-02-26: Ken Anderson and Bill McCartney
 


 
Billy Pierce
Billy Pierce won 211 games during a stellar major league career that began in 1945 and ended in 1964. The left-hander, affectionately known as "Billy the Kid", pitched for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, and San Francisco Giants. He made it to the World Series in 1959 and 1962, and appeared in five games with a record of 1-1. Pierce overcame a slight build to become one of top pitchers of his era. The White Sox retired his number, 19, in 1987 and his larger-than-life image is annually dis .....more»

Billy's Career Stats

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2011-05-05: Baseball and Yoga
 


 
Billy Shaw
In 1961, Billy Shaw, a 6-2, 258-pound All-America lineman out of Georgia Tech was drafted by both the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League and the Dallas Cowboys of the then-rival National Football League. Shaw, who played both offense and defense at Georgia Tech, felt his size and speed were better suited to guard, where the Bills – who drafted him in the second-round – planned to use him. He heard that Dallas had planned to use him as a linebacker. The fact that he went on to become .....more»

Billy's Career Stats

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2011-08-18: Lovely Lariyah
 


 
Billy Cunningham
illy Cunningham was born in Brooklyn, New York. His fame began while he was playing at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn,[1] where he was the MVP in the Brooklyn League in 1961. That year, he was the First-Team All-New York City, and a member of the Parade Magazine All-America Team. Cunningham then went to the University of North Carolina, where he excelled. He once grabbed a record 27 rebounds in a game vs. Clemson on February 16, 1963. Cunningham also set a single-game North Carolina recor .....more»

Billy at NBA.com

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2012-06-21: The Art of the Steal
 


 
Billy Williams
Sweet-swinging Billy Williams quietly carved out a Hall of Fame career. Often overshadowed by flashier players during his heyday, he was a dependable star for 14 full seasons as a Cub. From September 22, 1963 to September 2, 1970, he established a National League record of 1,117 consecutive games played that stood until Steve Garvey broke it in 1983. He also set NL marks for games played by an outfielder in one season (164 in 1965) and consecutive years with 600 or more at-bats (nine, from 1962 .....more»

Billy's Career Stats

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2014-05-08: In the Outfield with Billy and Jim
 


 
Bob Wolff
Bob Wolff is the longest running broadcaster in television and radio history, now in his eighth decade behind the microphone. The only broadcaster in history to call the championships of all four major pro sports, his historic calls include Don Larsen’s legendary perfect game in the 1956 World Series and the 1958 NFL Championship Game between the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts (“The Greatest Game Ever Played”). Wolff was the television and/or radio play-by-play voice of The New York Knicks .....more»



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2011-06-16: Broadcasters and Bandits
 


 
Bob Pettit
Pettit's basketball career had humble beginnings. At Baton Rouge High School, he was cut from the varsity basketball team as both a freshman and sophomore. His father, Sheriff of East Baton Rouge Parish (1932-1936), pushed him to practice in the backyard of the Kemmerly house until he improved his skills. It worked: Pettit became a starter as a junior, and led Baton Rouge High to its first State Championship in over 20 years in his senior year. After high school, Pettit accepted a scholarship t .....more»

Bob's Poage at NBA.com

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2012-04-05: Mrs. Illinois
 


 
Bob Kurland
Robert Albert "Bob" Kurland (born December 23, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a 7 feet (2.1 m) basketball center, who played for Henry Iba's Oklahoma A&M Aggies (now Oklahoma State Cowboys) basketball team. He was an integral part of the team's consecutive NCAA titles in 1945 and 1946. Because Kurland often leaped above the rim to grab opponents' shots, the NCAA banned defensive goaltending in 1945. Kurland was also the first person to regularly dunk during games.[2] The rivalry between him an .....more»

Bob's Page at the Basketball Hall of Fame Website

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2012-05-24: Foothills and Mudcats
 


 
Bob Lilly
Bob Lilly was born in Throckmorton, Texas, and moved with his family to Pendleton, Oregon, for his senior year in high school where he was an Oregon All-Stater in football and basketball. Bob returned to Ft. Worth, Texas, to attend Texas Christian University on a football scholarship. Lilly was a two-time All-South West Conference pick and a consensus All-America choice at Texas Christian before the Dallas Cowboys’ selected him as their first-ever draft choice in 1961. For the next 14 seasons, .....more»

Bob Lilly's Official Website

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2012-10-04: Mr. Cowboy
 


 
Bob Brown
At the University of Nebraska, Brown was an All-America selection at guard, and was voted the offensive lineman of the year by the 1963 Washington D.C. Touchdown Club. Brown was drafted in the first round (second overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.[1] The contract he signed with the team had a $100,000 signing bonus. After his rookie season in 1964, Brown was named the NFL Rookie of the Year. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1965 and 1966 during his five-season career with .....more»

Bob's Page at the Pro Football Wall of Fame Website

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2012-10-18: James, Bob and Ann
 


 
Bob Rosenberg
Bob Rosenberg is the longtime official scorer for the Chicago Bulls, who received a surprise cake in his face during a game Nov. 6, 2012, in honor of working his 2,000th contest for the team. In the history of the franchise, he has missed only two home games -- and that occurred in 2000 when he went to Japan to be official scorer for the Chicago Cubs-New York Mets series in Tokyo. Bob also has been official scorer for more than 2,000 Chicago White Sox games. If there is a Hall of Fame for offici .....more»



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2012-12-06: By the Numbers
 


 
Bob Griese
Bob Griese led the Purdue Boilermakers to three consecutive winning seasons from 1964 to 1966, establishing himself as one of the finest quarterbacks in college football. Following his collegiate career, the Miami Dolphins selected Griese with the fourth-overall pick in the 1967 NFL Draft. Griese led the Dolphins to three consecutive Super Bowls (VI, VII and VIII), winning the contest in 1972 and 1973. The 1972 Dolphins are the only undefeated team in NFL history. Griese was inducted into the .....more»

Bob's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-08-22: Bob Griese and Marv Levy
 


 
Bob St. Clair
Robert Bruce St. Clair, nicknamed "The Geek" (born February 18, 1931) is a former San Francisco American football player known for fine play and eating raw beef. Because of his eccentricities, his teammates nicknamed him "The Geek". St. Clair holds the distinction of being one of the few players in history to have spent almost his entire playing career in the same city, playing in the same stadium. Bob St. Clair attended San Francisco's Polytechnic High School (located across the street from the .....more»

Bob's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-10-17: On the Line with Bob and Ron
 


 
Bob Kuechenberg
The Philadelphia Eagles originally drafted Bob Kuechenberg in the fourth round of the 1969 National Football League Draft. Cut by the Eagles, Kuechenberg subsequently signed and was almost immediately released by the Atlanta Falcons. Finally, in 1970, after playing seven games – five without pay – with the Chicago Owls of the semi-pro Continental Football League, the former Notre Dame lineman was inked to a free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins. Kuechenberg, who never gave up on his dream .....more»

Learn more about Bob at his Website

Appears:
2015-01-08: Bob Kuechenberg
 


 
Bob Horner
Horner was born in Junction City, Kansas, but grew up in Glendale, Arizona, attending Apollo High School in Glendale where he set school records. His college career at Arizona State University culminated with being named the first winner of the Golden Spikes Award. With his nine home runs in 1976 he is tied with Ike Davis (2006) for third all-time by a Sun Devil freshman, two behind Barry Bonds (in 1983).

A second baseman for TSN's College All-America team in 1977 and 1978, Horner set a .....more»




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2015-04-23: The Tyler Rose
 


 
Bobby Wanzer
One of the first NBA players to shoot over 90 percent from the free-throw line, Bobby Wanzer was one of professional basketball's best outside scoring threats. Although the extremely proficient Wanzer shot 90.4 percent in the 1951-52 season, it was his multidimensional game that earned him notoriety. A complete player, he could pass, shoot, dribble, defend, and play hard. An All-NBA Second-Team selection twice who appeared in five All-Star Games, Wanzer spent his entire ten-year pro career with .....more»

Bobby's Career Stats

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2011-05-12: Nadia, Bobby and Orlando
 


 
Bobby Doerr
Bobby played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox (1937–1951). He led American League (AL) second basemen in double plays five times, tying a league record, in putouts and fielding percentage four times each, and in assists three times. He held the major league record for career double plays at second base (1,507) until Nellie Fox surpassed his mark in 1963, and his career fielding percentage (.980) was a major league record until Red Schoendienst passed him in 1953; Fox bro .....more»

Bobby's Career Stats

Appears:
2011-06-09: Baseball and Bliss
 


 
Bobby Richardson
Another Yankee earned the nickname, "Mr. October," for his World Series heroics. A look at the history of the organization and Reggie Jackson might have been paying tribute to the Yankees' original, "Mr. World Series." Bobby Richardson hit above .300 only twice in his career, but he had a habit of saving his most memorable performances for the times his team needed them in the World Series. During the 1960 World Series, Richardson put together one of the greatest single innings of offens .....more»

Bobby's Career Stats

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2011-06-23: Moose, Bobby and Vicki
 


 
Bobby Brown
Brown - also nicknamed "The Golden Boy" during his playing career - attended Stanford University and UCLA before receiving his medical degree from Tulane University. During his time at Stanford, he and another student were involved in the rescue of a Coast Guardsman from a plane crash, for which he received a Silver Lifesaving Medal. Concurrently, he played 548 regular-season games for the Yankees, with a lifetime batting average of .279 with 22 home runs. In addition, he appeared in four World .....more»

Bobby's Career Stats

Appears:
2012-08-23: Pilar Lastra
 


 
Bobby Mitchell
Mitchell was a running back at the University of Illinois and in his first three NFL seasons, with the Cleveland Browns. The 6-foot-0, 195-pounder had sprinter speed and was a threat to score every time he touched the ball. He had a 98-yard kickoff return as a rookie in 1958 and the following year he returned a punt 78 yards for a touchdown and had 232 yards rushing in one game. The Browns traded him to the Washington Redskins in 1962 for the draft rights to Ernie Davis of Syracuse University. M .....more»

Bobby's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Appears:
2012-10-25: The Voice of the Dodgers
 


 
Bobby Bell
Bobby excelled in several sports at a then-segregated Cleveland High School in Shelby, North Carolina, where his first two years he played six-man football at halfback. During his junior year, his school converted to playing an eleven-man team where Bell served as quarterback. He won All-State honors. At the University of Minnesota, Bell was switched to the defensive line and was a two time All-American (1961 & 1962), winner of the 1962 Outland Trophy as the nation's outstanding interior linema .....more»

Bobby's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2013-05-09: Bobby Bell
 


 
Bobby Leonard
Bobby “Slick” Leonard is in his 29th year with the Pacers as a broadcaster and lends unique perspective to each game along with his vast knowledge of basketball. As a Pacers’ head coach for 12 years, Leonard won 529 games and three ABA championships. Before coming to the Pacers, “Slick” had an outstanding playing career on the high school, collegiate and pro levels and was named as one of the state’s “50 Greatest Players.” A two-time All-American at Indiana University, he was captain of the Hoo .....more»

More About Bobby

Appears:
2014-02-20: Bobby Leonard and Ron Mix
 


 
Bobby Bowden
Bobby Bowden is known as much for his affable charm as he is for his championship teams. Having coached young men in seven decades, he is the second-winningest coach in major college football history. Bowden guided Florida State University to more than three hundred victories, two national championships, twelve Atlantic Coast Conference titles, finishing in the top five in the country in fourteen straight seasons, and he also led the Seminoles to Bowl Games in twenty-eight consecutive seasons du .....more»

Coach Bowden's Website

Appears:
2014-12-25: College Coaching Legends
 


 
Bobby Winkles
Bobby Brooks Winkles (born March 11, 1930 in Tuckerman, Arkansas) is a former baseball coach at Arizona State University. Bobby Winkles coached from 1959–1971 and was the first varsity baseball coach at Arizona State University. Winkles laid the foundation for the legacy that has become Sun Devil baseball. His overall record while head coach at ASU is 524-173. In his 11 years at work at ASU, Winkles coached ASU to its first three national titles (1965, 1967, and 1969). Winkles coached several gr .....more»



Appears:
2015-06-25: Holy Toledo!
 


 
Bobby Joe Conrad
Bobby Joe Conrad started his football career along the banks of the Bosque River in Clifton, Texas. An all-state quarterback, he guided the Cubs to district championships in 1952 and 1953. His senior season Conrad scored 207 points and led Clifton to the state semi-finals where they lost to eventual state champion Ranger. He played football Texas A&M from 1955-57 under legendary coach Paul �Bear� Bryant. Conrad played quarterback, halfback, fullback and end for the Aggies and was a member of .....more»



Appears:
2014-08-07: Cards and Bills
 


 
Britt Linn

Britt Linn is the Playboy Playmate for March 2014. Hotel rooms are places where secrets are kept, plots unfold and lovers indulge their fantasies anonymously and with abandon. Unlock this hotel-room door and you are alone with a rising star in the fashion world, a red-hot Mohawked seductress with a brain to match that impossibly alluring body. New Jersey-born model Britt Linn; our first short-haired Playmate in more than 15 years — is on a never-ending advent .....more»

Britt on Facebook

Appears:
2014-03-13: True Britt
 


 
Brittany Brousseau
Miss May grew up on a farm and spent her mornings baling hay and breaking ice before school. At 18, mere weeks before she was to enroll in a police academy, she decided to move to Miami and pursue modeling. Brittany has appeared in Swoop Magazine and Gladys Magazine, and worked shoots for Jovani. She’s also been featured in several television commercials and music videos for artists such as Beyoncé, Afrojack and ZZ Top. .....more»

Brittany on Twitter

Appears:
2015-04-30: Miss May, Whitey and Webb
 


 
Bruce Smith
The first player selected in the 1985 NFL Draft, Smith quickly established himself as a starter on the Bills defensive line. Named the AFC Defensive Rookie of the Year by the NFL Players Association, he went on to be named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1990 and 1996 and the AFC Defensive Player of the Year in 1987, 1988, 1990, and 1996. He also earned first-team All-Pro honors nine times and was selected to play in 11 Pro Bowls. Although Smith’s lightning quickness made him a devastat .....more»

Bruce at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2013-11-28: Miss October and More
 


 
Bryiana Noelle
Bryiana Noelle, a 22-year-old beauty pageant coach and costume designer from Los Banos, California, is Playboy’s newest Playmate of the Month in the magazine’s September 2013 issue. The exotic beauty (she’s Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, Native American and Irish) has won many a beauty pageant herself. She was named Miss California Teen in 2010 and Miss Teen of the Nation in 2008. But posing for Playboy came about by chance after being discovered in a West Hollywood restaurant. “I’m used to bein .....more»

Briana on Facebook

Appears:
2013-08-29: Miss September
 


 
Bubba Smith
Actor and football great Charles A. "Bubba" Smith grew up in Beaumont, Texas, graduating from Charlton-Pollard High School, where he played for his father, Coach Willie Ray Smith. Bubba went on to play for Michigan State University and became one of MSU's all-time great players, winning All-Big Ten and All-America honors for two straight years (1965 and 1966) as the team stomped through two unbeaten seasons and became the national champions. Whether he was playing tackle, defensive end, or middl .....more»

Bubba's Career Stats

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2011-02-03: Super Preview
 


 
Bum Phillips
Born Oail Andrew Phillips, he got his famous nickname from his older sister who stammered and could not say the word "brother". The name Bum stuck, and he has always explained, "Bum's just a nickname, not a description!" The name, dry sense of humor, laid-back demeanor, winning tradition, and ever-present cowboy hat and boots all became a part of the Bum Phillips legend. Said fellow coaching legend and friend, Sid Gillman, "You could place him in a crowd of a million and ask a total stranger to .....more»

Read More About Bum at his Website

Appears:
2012-02-02: Oilers and Raiders
 


 
Bump Elliott
Chalmers W. "Bump" Elliott (born January 30, 1925)[1] is a former American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He played halfback at Purdue University (1943–1944) and the University of Michigan (1946–1947). Elliott grew up in Bloomington, Illinois, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a senior in high school and was assigned to the V-12 Navy College Training Program at Purdue University. He received varsity letters in football, baseball, and basketball at Purdue .....more»



Appears:
2014-01-09: Danni and Bump
 


 
Caitlin Lever
Caitlin Lever (b. March 12, 1985 in Morristown, New Jersey) is a Canadian softball player. She is an outfielder who bats left and throws right. She played for Canada at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She graduated from Georgia Tech in 2007. In her final year, she set team records for hits and on base percentage. After graduation, she signed with the Chicago Bandits of National Pro Fastpitch. In her youth, she played ice hockey. She currently resides in Buffalo, New York. Her father is former NHL play .....more»

Chicago Bandits Website

Appears:
2011-06-30: Baseball and Softball Stars
 


 
Caitlin Lever
Caitlin Lever is an outfielder who bats left and throws right. She played for Canada at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She graduated from Georgia Tech in 2007. In her final year, she set team records for hits and on base percentage. After graduation, she signed with the Chicago Bandits of National Pro Fastpitch. In her youth, she played ice hockey. She currently resides in Buffalo, New York. Her father is former NHL player Don Lever. Her uncle another former NHLer, Rick Ley. She was born in Morristo .....more»

Chicago Bandits Website

Appears:
2011-08-25: The NPF Champions
 


 
Carl Eller
In 1964, Carl Eller, a consensus All-America with the University of Minnesota, was a first-round draft pick of both the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings and the Buffalo Bills of the then-rival American Football League. A 6-6, 247-pound defensive stalwart, Eller opted to stay in a familiar environment and signed with the Vikings. For the next 15 years through 1978, he was a fixture in one of pro footballs most effective defensive alignments. He finished his career with one final seaso .....more»

Carl's Hall of Fame Bio

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2011-10-06: In The Dugout With Trader Jack
 


 
Carly Lauren
Carly Lauren is the Playboy Playmate for October 2013. It was time for Carly Lauren to cut loose and do something crazy. “I can be responsible,” says Carly, “but I can be a wild and spontaneous creature too. I definitely have a gypsy in my soul, so if I want to run away and join the circus, I will. And I do.” After juggling bartending, modeling, school (she just graduated with a business degree) and acting assignments, including gigs on Rules of Engagement and Suburgatory, the self-described “ex .....more»

Carly on Facebook

Appears:
2013-11-28: Miss October and More
 


 
Caryn Paolini
Hi! I’m Caryn Paolini. I am an only child originally from the south suburbs of Chicago. Growing up, my always supportive parents let me try out just about every sport and activity I wanted until I finally found my “niche”, which ended up being gymnastics and cheerleading. I participated in gymnastics and competitive cheerleading for about eight years and absolutely LOVED every second of it! As a kid, my parents also instilled in me, the importance of healthy eating habits (thanks mom and dad .....more»

Team FAB Website

Appears:
2013-02-21: Team F.A.B. on the way to the Arnolds
 


 
Cazzie Russell
In 1962, Russell was named the Chicago Sun Times Boy's Player of the Year. Russell played college basketball at the University of Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to three consecutive Big Ten Conference titles (1964-66) and to Final Four appearances in 1964 and 1965, losing in the final game 91-80 to defending national champion UCLA and John Wooden. In 1966, Russell averaged 30.8 points per game and was named the College Basketball Player of the Year. Crisler Arena, which opened in 1967, ha .....more»

Cazzie's Career Stats

Appears:
2011-03-03: Hoops Heavy with a Little Golf
 


 
Charles Haley
Haley was a starter for the James Madison Dukes during his entire college career (1982–1985). He was a two-time All-American and finished his career as the school's leading tackler with 506 stops. Haley is a member of the Xi Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha at James Madison.

Haley joined the San Francisco 49ers in 1986 and led all rookies with 12 sacks, being voted All-Rookie by Pro Football Weekly and United Press International. The following year he again played a designated pass rusher .....more»


Charles on Twitter

Appears:
2015-03-05: Miss March and the Class of 2015
 


 
Charley Taylor
Charley Taylor's pass receiving credentials accumulated in 13 seasons (1964-1977) with the Washington Redskins are legendary. His 649 receptions for 9,110 yards and 79 touchdowns rank him among the game’s elite. He led the National Football League in receiving in both 1966 and 1967, his first two years as a wide receiver, and caught more than 50 passes in a record-tying seven campaigns. With 1,488 yards rushing and a smattering of kick return yardage, he amassed 10,803 combined net yards to als .....more»

Read More About Charlie at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Appears:
2014-08-14: Hall of Fame Wide Recievers
 


 
Charley Winner
inner was born in Somerville, New Jersey and, during World War II, flew 17 missions in a B-17 Flying Fortress plane, spending six weeks in a German prisoner of war camp. Upon his release from the service he played running back at Washington University in St. Louis, where Ewbank was head coach. After Ewbank moved on to coach for the Cleveland Browns, Winner took an assistant position with nearby Case Tech and also served as a scout for the Browns. In 1950 he married Ewbank's daughter. When Ewbank .....more»



Appears:
2015-01-22: Charley Winner
 


 
Charlie Hennigan
Charlie Hennigan, from Louisiana’s Northwestern State University, joined the Houston Oilers in their first year, 1960, after having worked as a schoolteacher. He scored the first touchdown in Oilers history, but played in only 11 games. After a promising rookie season, in 1961 he started all 14 games and established himself as a superstar in the American Football League by gaining 1,746 yards receiving, a record that stood for 34 years. One of quarterback George Blanda’s main targets, Hennigan w .....more»

Hennigan for the Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2011-10-20: Playmate Pilar Lastra
 


 
Charlie Sanders
Charlie Sanders was a collegiate star in both football and basketball at the University of Minnesota. His athletic prowess drew the attention of the Detroit Lions who selected him in the third round of the 1968 draft. Not surprisingly, Sanders enjoyed instant success in the National Football League. In an era where the tight end served more as a blocker than as a pass catcher, it did not take long before he became the Lions’ secret weapon. Opposing defenses were caught off guard as Detroit .....more»

Charlie's Bio at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Appears:
2012-01-05: Miss January
 


 
Charlie Joiner
When he retired at the age of 39 after the 1986 season with the San Diego Chargers, he ranked as the leading receiver of all-time with 750 catches. Blessed with excellent speed and tantalizing moves, Joiner averaged 16.2 yards per catch and accounted for 12,146 yards and 65 touchdowns on his receptions. He ranked sixth in career reception yardage. The Houston Oilers targeted Joiner for the defensive backfield when they picked the 5-11, 180-pounder from Grambling in the fourth round of the 1969 A .....more»

Charlie's career stats

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2013-02-14: Charlie and Samantha
 


 
Chaya Boone
Wellness coach and Owner/Founder of Definition Fitness and Epic Figures Competition Team. I hold a B.S. degree in Kinesiology and a M.S. degree in Exercise Physiology. I achieved one of my dreams of becoming a IFBB Pro at NPC Jr. Nationals 2012. I maintain a blog at fitchiq.blogspot.com. I hold monthly posing workshops and camps in the Chicaoland area for Figure, bikini, physique and bodybuilding and train figure athletes for competition year around. .....more»

Chaya's facebook Fanpage

Appears:
2012-08-02: The Hammer
 


 
Chelsie Aryn
The brunette beauty of Japanese and German descent grew up in a small town in upstate New York. She says she was a classic rural girl listening to country music and obsessing over vintage cars and motorcycles. She says she was shy and awkward as a kid but learned to grow out of her shell with help from her high school cheerleading coaches.

After high school Chelsie wanted to go to college and study early childhood education. Her teachers and parents told her to pursue modeling because s .....more»


Chelsie on Twitter

Appears:
2015-03-05: Miss March and the Class of 2015
 


 
Cheryl Scott
Cheryl Scott joined NBC5 in September as both the morning and evening weekend meteorologist. Ever since she was a little girl Scott has always been fascinated with the weather, stemming from her favorite childhood movie, "The Wizard of Oz." Growing up in a small town in New Jersey she was surrounded by winter snowstorms and summer thunderstorms, and these events made her realize she wanted to study the weather. In her eighth grade yearbook she even wrote, "I plan to become a meteorologist." She .....more»

Cheryl on Facebook

Appears:
2012-01-19: Beautiful Weather and Happy Days
 


 
Chet Walker
Walker played high school basketball for the Benton Harbor High School boys basketball team. He graduated from Bradley University in 1962 as the school's all-time leading scorer. The Bradley Braves[2] won the NIT Championship in 1957 and 1960. Walker's speed and agility on the court earned him the nickname "Chet the Jet." He probably is best remembered as a starting forward on the 1966–67 Philadelphia 76ers team, which some consider the best NBA team of all time. Walker was drafted by the Syracu .....more»

More About Chet at NBA.com

Appears:
2012-03-01: Running with the (Luva)Bulls
 


 
Chris Hanburger
The Washington Redskins picked North Carolina linebacker Chris Hanburger in the 18th round of the 1965 NFL Draft. The All-American started to make his mark late in his rookie season as he began to form a reputation as a player who made big plays. Soon thereafter he assumed the role as the “quarterback” of the Redskins defense while becoming one of the most dependable and steady linebackers of his era. He was an integral part of the dominant Redskins teams of the 1970s. At the same time that Was .....more»

Chris' page at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2011-02-10: An Old Hall of Famer, a New Hall of Famer and She Beads
 


 
Chris Doleman
Doleman played football collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh. He was a star linebacker and defensive end for the Pitt Panthers from 1981 to 1984. He ended his career at Pitt with 25 sacks which was good for third all-time at the time of his departure. That total still ranks sixth in Pitt annals. Doleman was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft. He began his NFL career as an outside linebacker in the Vikings 3-4 defense. However, the team .....more»

Chris' Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame website

Appears:
2013-01-24: The Purple and Gold
 


 
Chrissy Claussen
Hi – my name is Chrissy Clausen. I wish I could say I’ve always wanted to be a figure competitor but I haven’t. I have always been athletic and very competitive. I never had to workout, I was always naturally fit. Until I had my first son. I went from 110lbs to over 200lbs. I would lay in my closet and look at the clothes I can no longer fit in and cry. I had my 2nd son and without losing much weight gained it all back. Once again over 200lbs. After that I said no way, I want my body back and I .....more»

Team FAB Website

Appears:
2013-02-21: Team F.A.B. on the way to the Arnolds
 


 
Chuck Howley
Chuck Howley initially retired after the 1959 season, which may come as a surprise to fans who see his name honored in the Dallas Cowboys\' Ring of Honor at Texas Stadium. After all, the Cowboys didn\'t play their first game until 1960. Howley had been a star athlete at West Virginia University, lettering in diving, track, gymnastics, and wrestling. He also was a three-year All-Southern Conference selection in football. The Chicago Bears selected him in the first round of the 1958 NFL draft. Bu .....more»

More About Chuck

Appears:
2014-06-05: The Playmate of the Year
 


 
Cindy Morgan
Best known as “Lacey Underall” in CADDYSHACK, and “Yori” in TRON, Cindy Morgan was born Cynthia Ann Cichorski on September 29 in Chicago, Ill, not far from Wrigley field. The daughter of a Polish factory worker and German mother, Cindy survived 12 years of Catholic school and was the first in her family to attend college. While studying communications at Northern Illinois University, Cindy spun records on the radio. A commercial station in town wanted her to report the news for them as well, an .....more»

Cindy's Website

Appears:
2011-08-12: aka Cindy Morgan
 


 
Claude Humphrey
The Atlanta Falcons, with the third overall pick in the 1968 AFL/NFL Draft, selected Tennessee State defensive end Claude Humphrey. The 6-4, 252-pound Humphrey was an impact player who immediately justified his first-round status. His outstanding play earned him NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. Although it didn’t become an official NFL statistic until after he retired, Humphrey is credited with 122 career sacks. A devastating pass rusher, he led his team in sacks nine of the 13 seasons .....more»

Learn More About Claude at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2014-02-13: The Class of 2014
 


 
Claude Osteen
Claude Wilson Osteen (born August 9, 1939 in Caney Springs, Tennessee, near Chapel Hill), nicknamed "Gomer" because of his resemblance to Gomer Pyle, is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched for six different teams: the Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds (1957–61), Washington Senators (1961–64), Los Angeles Dodgers (1965–73), Houston Astros (1974), St. Louis Cardinals (1974), and Chicago White Sox (1975).

The most significant portion of his career was with the Dodgers. After .....more»




Appears:
2015-06-18: Claude Osteen
 


 
Cliff Hagan
Hagan starred at the University of Kentucky for one of the greatest college teams ever assembled. Kentucky won the NCAA championship in 1951, Hagan's sophomore year. He was an All-American forward as a junior. Because of recruiting violations, the school was banned from competition in 1952-53. Coach Adolph Rupp kept the team together, however. The players worked out all year and in 1953 the Southeastern Conference granted Hagan, Lou Tsioropoulos, and Frank Ramsey an additional year of eligibilit .....more»

Cliff's Careen Stats

Appears:
2011-03-31: The Final Four and Fitness
 


 
Cliff Branch
Cliff Branch is a retired American football wide receiver who spent his entire 14-year National Football League career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, winning three Super Bowl rings in Super Bowl XI, Super Bowl XV and Super Bowl XVIII. Branch holds the distinction of being the only wide receiver to be a member of all three Raiders Super Bowl teams. .....more»



Appears:
2015-07-16: Tim Raines and Cliff Branch
 


 
Clyde Lovellette
Lovellette was the first basketball player in history to play on an NCAA, Olympics and NBA championship squad. His high school team fell one game short of a state championship. Lovellette fostered the trend of tall, physical and high-scoring centers. A two-time All-State performer at Garfield High School in Terre Haute, Indiana, the six-foot-nine Lovellette later attended the University of Kansas where he became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. While at the University of Kansas he led Jayha .....more»

Clyde's Career Stats

Appears:
2011-03-31: The Final Four and Fitness
 


 
Courtney Vandersloot
As a freshman at Gonzaga University, Vandersloot averaged 10.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game. She was named the West Coast Conference newcomer of the year. Her next year Courtney set a school record as she finished with 239 assists averaging 7.3 a game. She averaged 16.4 points per game and earned her first of three WCC Player of the Year awards. During Vandersloot’s junior year, she broke her own school record of assists and averaged 9.4 per game, which led Division I women’s b .....more»

Courtney's Website

Appears:
2013-07-18: Sky High with Courtney
 


 
Crystal Harris
Crystal Harris, 24, grew up in San Diego, CA with two older sisters. She was born an American citizen to British parents in Lake Havasu, AZ, home of the famous London Bridge. The family moved back to England shortly after her birth but returned to America to live when she was 7 years old. While in San Diego, California Crystal attended La Jolla High School and majored in Psychology at San Diego State University. She is also a licensed real estate agent. He mom is a real estate broker and owns a .....more»

Crystal's Website

Appears:
2011-11-17: Catching Up with the Runaway Bride
 


 
Curley Culp
Curley Culp, an All-American in football and wrestling at Arizona State, was selected in the second round of the 1968 draft by the Denver Broncos. The team attempted to switch him to guard on offense and when the experiment did not work, Denver ultimately dealt him to the Kansas City Chiefs where he instantly became an integral part of the club’s dominating defense. In his second pro season, he helped the Chiefs win Super Bowl IV. He started at left defensive tackle in the 1969 AFL Championship .....more»

Curley's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-06-20: Curley and Da Coach
 


 
Dale Murphy
National League MVP back-to-back in 1982 and 1983. Known as perhaps the best all-around player of his time, Murph collected 5 consecutive Gold Glove Awards and garnered 7 National League All-Star nods as the Center Fielder for the Braves. In 1983, he became the sixth player in ML history to join the 30-30 Club, an elite group of ball players to have at least 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases in one season. Following his first and only season with the Colorado Rockies, Dale retired from baseball w .....more»

Dale's Website

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2011-07-14: April and Dale
 


 
Dan Hampton
Dan Hampton was a first-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 1979 following an All-America season at the University of Arkansas. An outstanding and versatile defensive lineman, Hampton would play 12 seasons with the Bears. Six times he earned first- or second-team All-Pro honors as either a defensive tackle or defensive end. Nicknamed “Danimal” for his ferocious style of play, Hampton persevered through 10 knee surgeries and numerous other injuries as he became recognized as one of the game .....more»

Dan's Career Stats

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2011-01-27: Two Hall of Famers and a PMOY Hopeful
 


 
Dan Issel
Scoring was the name of Dan Issel's game. He averaged 33.9 points his senior season in college, then 29.9 and 30.6 his first two seasons in the American Basketball Association. He holds the ABA record for most points in a season, and he ranks fifth on pro basketball's all-time scoring list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, and Moses Malone. Though a bulky 6'9", Issel was no prototypical big man. He lacked strength and jumping ability, leaving him ill-equipped for wrest .....more»

Dan's Career Stats

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2011-05-19: Artis, Issel and the Lady of the Ring
 


 
Dan Duquette
A seasoned baseball executive with over 20 years experience with the Milwaukee Brewers, Montreal Expos, and recently as General Manager of the Boston Red Sox, Dan Duquette is respected internationally for his ability to assemble and lead a dynamic sports organization and to establish a world-class training program. He has been recognized as a key member of the top baseball organization six times and has been honored twice as the EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR. .....more»

The Dan Duquette Sports Academy

Appears:
2011-10-13: The St. Pauli GIrl
 


 
Dan Hampton
Hall of Fame defensive lineman Dan Hampton was a menacing, yet versatile, defender, who served 12 seasons defending the line of scrimmage for the Chicago Bears. An All-American out of the University of Arkansas, he was selected by the Bears in the first round of the 1979 NFL Draft. Hampton's contribution to the defense as a rookie paved the way for his Hall of Fame career. He recorded 70 tackles, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, and three passes defended in his first campaign, then eclipsed t .....more»

Dan\'s website

Appears:
2012-11-01: The Danimal
 


 
Dan Dierdorf
Dierdorf was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1996. He was the 2008 recipient of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, given annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in recognizing “long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.” Dierdorf joins Frank Gifford and John Madden as the only members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame to also have won the Rozelle Award. He currently teams with Greg Gumbel on the NFL ON .....more»

Dan's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2012-12-20: Shannon The Loop Rock Girl
 


 
Dan Reeves
Reeves was born in Rome, Georgia in 1944. He attended the University of South Carolina, where he played quarterback from 1962-1964. He was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1977.

In 1965, Reeves signed as a free agent with the Cowboys. Over eight seasons as an all-purpose back, Reeves amassed 1,990 rushing yards and 1,693 receiving yards. His best year came in 1966 when he scored 16 touchdowns, which tied him in the NFL that season for most touchdowns. Reeves finished .....more»


Read More About Coach Reeves at his website

Appears:
2014-11-13: Dan Reeves and Ronnie Lott
 


 
Dani Mathers
Dani Mathers describes herself as “spontaneous and wild”, and she’s got the record to back it up. In her years with Playboy, she’s posed for several pictorials and videos, the cover of Girls of Summer, and also on four of our TV shows – Playboy Trip: Patagonia, Badass, Playboy’s Beach House and Camp Playboy. She’s petite at 5’1” and a hundred pounds, with blonde hair, brown eyes and a couple of tattoos – a heart on her wrist and the words bella faccia – Italian for ‘pretty face’ – on her foot. D .....more»

Dani on Facebook

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2014-05-01: Dani and the Hawk
 


 
Danni Allen
Danni is the winner of Season 14 of The Biggest Loser, which aired on March 18. At age 26, Danni was at her heaviest weight ever, 258 pounds. By the end of the show, she finished at a weight of 137 pounds; meaning that she lost 46.9% of her body weight, and 121 pounds in total. Born and raised in Illinois, Danni always had a passion for singing. As a member of one of the country’s top show choirs in high school, Danni had the opportunity to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. She graduated from Clem .....more»

Danni on facebook

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2014-01-09: Danni and Bump
 


 
Darell Evans
Evans became the first player to hit 40 home runs in both leagues, and at age 38 became the oldest player ever to lead the American League in home runs (40 in 1985). Evans hit over 20 home runs in 10 different seasons and drew over 100 walks 5 times, with a career high 126 in 1974. In 1988 he hit his 400th home run, becoming the 22nd player to reach that milestone. He retired after having joined Reggie Jackson in becoming only the second player to hit 100 home runs with three different teams, an .....more»



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2015-06-11: Baseball's Darrell Evans
 


 
Darrell Green
Darrell Green is best known as a former cornerback with the Washington Redskins. During his record-setting 20 year career with the team he came to be known and lovingly referred to as “Mr. Redskin.” His on field accomplishments include two Super Bowl victories, seven selections to the Pro Bowl, and four NFL Fastest Man competitions. In 1991, he was the World’s Fastest Athlete and even at the age of 40, Green ran the 40-yard dash in 4.2 seconds. In 2010, he ran a 4.4 40 on his 50th birthday. He h .....more»

Darell's Website

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2011-12-29: It Isn’t Easy Being Green
 


 
Dave Cowens
Dave Cowens was born October 25, 1948, in Newport, Kentucky and is a retired basketball player and NBA head coach. At 6'9", he played the center position. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991. He is currently an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons. Despite some critics who felt Cowens was too small to play center, Cowens was selected as the fourth overall pick by the Boston Celtics during the 1970 NBA Draft, largely at the recommendation of former Celtics center Bill Russ .....more»

Dave's full bio & career stats

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2011-04-14: Dave Cowens and Satch Sanders
 


 
Dave Robinson
Penn State All-American tight end and linebacker, Dave Robinson, was the Packers’ Number One draft choice in 1963. The 6’3”, 245-pound Robinson became a star at outside linebacker with the Packers. In the 1966 NFL Championship game, he blitzed Dallas quarterback Don Meredith forcing a wobbly throw that Packer safety Tom Brown intercepted clinching the victory. Robinson played 10 seasons with the Packers, from 1963-’72. He intercepted 21 passes as a Packer. In addition to being a member of the .....more»

Dave's Website

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2012-11-08: Lombardi's Left Side
 


 
Dave Wilcox
Dave Wilcox played collegiate football at Boise Junior College before transferring to Oregon for his final two campaigns. At Boise he earned junior college All-America honors. A guard on offense and an end on defense, Wilcox played in the Hula Bowl, Coaches’ All-America Bowl, and the College All-Star game. In 1964, he became the first defensive lineman in Hula Bowl history to earn outstanding lineman honors. In 1964, both the Houston Oilers of the young American Football League and the San Franc .....more»

Dave's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2014-01-23: Tom and Dave
 


 
Del Crandall
Considered one of the National League's top catchers during the 1950s and early 1960s, he led the league in assists a record-tying six times and in fielding percentage four times, winning four of the first five Gold Glove Awards given to an NL catcher, and tied another record by catching three no-hitters. He retired with the fourth most home runs by an NL catcher, and his career .404 slugging average also placed him among the league's top ten receivers. He ended his career among the major league .....more»

Del's Career Stats

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2012-08-09: Ann and Del
 


 
Denny Crum
Crum was born in San Fernando, California. From 1954–1956, Denny Crum played basketball at Los Angeles Pierce College. In 1956, he transferred to UCLA to play for John Wooden. While at UCLA, Crum was honored with the Irv Pohlmeyer Memorial Trophy for outstanding first-year varsity player. He also received the Bruin Bench Award for most improved player the following year. fter graduating in 1958, Crum served as a freshman coach under John Wooden at UCLA. The following year, he returned to Pierce .....more»

Denny's Website

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2012-04-05: Mrs. Illinois
 


 
Dermontti Dawson
Dermontti Dawson, a second round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1988, had a knee injury interrupt his rookie season. Despite the injury, he managed to start five of eight games that year at guard. The following year he replaced future Hall of Famer Mike Webster as the Pittsburgh’s starting center. He remained an anchor of the Steelers’ front line for the remainder of his 13-season NFL career. Dawson, who also served as the team’s long snapper through 1993, earned his first Pro Bowl be .....more»

Dermontti's Hall of Fame Speech

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2013-01-03: Dermontti and Dorsett
 


 
Derrick Brooks
Linebacker Derrick Brooks, a four-year letterman and three-time All-American choice at Florida State, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the 28th overall pick of the 1995 NFL Draft. He was tabbed by the team to shore up a porous defense which had struggled for nearly 15 years. Brooks never missed a game during his 14-season career in which he established himself as the cornerstone for what was considered one of the NFL’s best defenses for a decade. Brooks earned a starting positio .....more»

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2014-02-13: The Class of 2014
 


 
Desmond Clark
  • Born April 20 1977.

  • Mr. Clark graduated from Kathleen High School in 1992.

  • 2008-Wake Forest University BA Communications

  • 12 year veteran of the NFL

  • Currently with the Chicago Bears, number #88

  • Founder of 88 Wayz Youth Foundation

  • President of Dez Clark Inc. which provides affordable housing to the local community.

  • Married 14 years to Denise Clark, kids Brittany Reaves, twins Ashanna and G .....more»

    88 Wayz Youth Foundation

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2011-11-03: Luvabulls and Bears
 


 
Dexter Manley
Dexter Manley, arguably the greatest defensive end in Redskins history, was one of the most feared pass rushers in the NFL during the 1980s. A Redskin from 1981-89, he recorded a team-record 97.5 sacks and a team single-season record 18 in 1986, when he was a consensus first-team All-Pro and made the Pro Bowl. That year, he also was designated the "Secretary of Defense." In the NFC championship game on Jan. 17, 1983, he contributed to one of the most famous plays in Redskins history, tipping a p .....more»

Dexter's Website

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2015-01-01: The Secretary of Defense
 


 
Dick Groat
Dick Groat is is a former two-sport athlete best known as a shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for four National League teams, mainly the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, and was named the league's Most Valuable Player in 1960 after winning the batting title with a .325 average for the champion Pirates. From 1956 to 1962 he teamed with second baseman Bill Mazeroski to give Pittsburgh one of the game's strongest middle infields; he led the NL in double plays a record five ti .....more»

Dick's Career Stats

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2011-06-09: Baseball and Bliss
 


 
Dick Motta
After graduating from Utah State University, Motta got his coaching start in Grace, Idaho, where he taught seventh grade and coached for two years before being drafted in the armed services. He once said in an interview that winning the 1959 Idaho state high school championship was his greatest thrill as a coach, even topping the NBA championship he won two decades later. Motta was hired as head coach of the Chicago Bulls in 1968 after a six-year stint at Weber State University. From 1970 to 19 .....more»



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2012-03-01: Running with the (Luva)Bulls
 


 
Dick Vermeil
Richard Albert "Dick" Vermeil (/vərˈmiːl/; born October 30, 1936) is a retired American head coach for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles (1976–1982), St. Louis Rams (1997–1999) and Kansas City Chiefs (2001–2005). He is in the Sid Gillman coaching tree and has coached at every level; Vermeil owns the distinction of being named “Coach of the Year” on four levels: High School, Junior College, NCAA Division I and Professional Football. .....more»

Vermeil Wines

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2014-11-20: Gene Stallings and Dick Vermeil
 


 
Dolph Schayes
A New York University All-America in 1948, Dolph Schayes starred for the professional National Basketball Association's (NBA) Syracuse Nationals (later the Philadelphia 76ers) from 1948 to 1964. His 1955 Nats won the NBA Championship. He was named to 12 consecutive NBA All Star Games from 1951 to 1962. The league's Rookie of the Year in 1949, Schayes owned five NBA records by the time he retired as an active player: most consecutive games played—764 games (from Dolph Schayes, who, on January 11 .....more»

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2011-02-23: Luvabull Ashley Bond, and a Basketball Hall of Famer
 


 
Don Shula
Donald Francis Shula was born in Grand River, Ohio on January 4, 1930 and grew up in Painesville near Cleveland, OH. where he attended and played football for Harvey High School. Following high school he attended John Carroll University and was drafted by the Browns in 1951. He played two seasons before being traded to the Baltimore Colts in 1953 and subsequently the Washington Redskins before retiring in 1959 from active play. Shula then turned his attention to coaching beginning his career wit .....more»

Don's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-05-23: Swimming with the Dolphins
 


 
Don Maynard
After having been released by the Giants, and playing one season in the Canadian Football League with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (catching 1 pass for 10 yards), Maynard became the first player to sign with the New York Titans in 1960 (the team was renamed the Jets in 1963). Although scorned by the New York press as an "NFL reject", in 1960, he teamed with Hall of Famer Art Powell to form the first professional wide receiver tandem to each gain over 1,000 yards on receptions in a season, with the pa .....more»

Don's Page at the Pro Football hall of fame Website

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2013-09-19: Catching Up with Don Maynard
 


 
Doug Dickey
. Dickey is a South Dakota native who was raised in Florida and graduated from the University of Florida, where he played college football. He is best known as the head coach of the University of Tennessee and the University of Florida football teams, and afterward, as the athletic director of the University of Tennessee.

Dickey was honored as "Tennessean of the Year" by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 2000. He is also the recipient of the National Football Foundation's John Toner Aw .....more»


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2014-09-25: Osborne and Dickey
 


 
Dwight Stephenson
Stephenson was an All-American at the University of Alabama, under coach Bear Bryant. Bryant called Stephenson the best player he ever coached, regardless of position. He was drafted by Don Shula and the Dolphins in the second round of the 1980 draft. The 6'2", 255 pound center would eventually become regarded by many as the best center of all time, but was used on special teams only until late in the 1981 season, when Mark Dennard was injured. With the exceptionally explosive Stephenson as offe .....more»

The Dwight Stephenson Foundation

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2012-09-06: Alana, Randy and Dwight
 


 
Earl Lloyd
On the night of October 31, 1950, Earl Lloyd, a forward with the Washington Capitols, became the first African-American to play in a NBA game. From that moment, Lloyd would forever change how African-Americans would integrate into professional basketball. Lloyd's ability to conduct himself with grace, style and professionalism both on-and-off court during an era of segregation became the model for others to follow. Lloyd was a two-time All-America selection at West Virginia State where he helped .....more»

Earl's Page at the Basketball Hall of Fame

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2012-03-29: An Overlooked Pioneer
 


 
Earl Campbell
Earl Campbell is one of the most prolific running backs to ever play college or professional football. Graduating from the University of Texas in 1977 after winning the Heisman Trophy, he was the number 1 draft pick by the Houston Oilers and was voted Rookie of the Year as well as Most Valuable Player in his first year in the NFL. By the end of his professional football career he had amassed 9,407 yards rushing, 806 yards receiving, 74 total touchdowns, and 10,213 total yards. He ranks tenth on .....more»

Earl's Website

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2015-04-23: The Tyler Rose
 


 
Elena Delle Donne
Carving her own path is what Elena has always done. After leading her high school to 4 state championships she chose to continue her education and athletic career in her home state at the University of Delaware. While at Delaware, Elena lifted the women’s basketball program to a new level and placed them on the map nationally. She led Delaware to back-to-back conference titles, two undefeated conference seasons, and took the team all the way to the sweet 16 completing the best season in school .....more»

Elena's Website

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2013-12-26: ENCORE SHOW: E and the Big O
 


 
Elgin Baylor
Balyor played 13 seasons as a forward for the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers/Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in eight NBA Finals. Baylor was a gifted shooter, strong rebounder, and an accomplished passer. Renowned for his acrobatic maneuvers on the court, Baylor regularly dazzled Lakers fans with his trademark hanging jump shots. The No. 1 draft pick in 1958, NBA Rookie of the Year in 1959, and an 11-time NBA All-Star, he is regarded as one of the game's all-time greatest players. In 1977, Baylor was i .....more»

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2013-03-21: The Bunny and the Rabbit
 


 
Elizabeth Ostrander
iss December 2014 Elizabeth Ostrander is the final Playmate of Playboy’s 60th anniversary year. At 18 Elizabeth moved to Greece and became an international model. She’s visited Paris, New Zealand, Belize, South Africa and a number of other places. She appeared in the Greek editions of Vogue and Lucky, as well as a number of other photo shoots and ads while overseas. She also earned a degree in photography, so she has experience on both sides of the camera.

While modeling may pay the bi .....more»


Elizabeth on Twitter

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2014-12-04: Miss December and Mark Clayton
 


 
Elvin Bethea
Elvin Lamont Bethea played his entire career with the Houston Oilers. He played for North Carolina A&T State University and was the first person from that school to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Bethea played high school football at Trenton Central High School. During his career in Houston, Bethea played in 210 games, including a stretch of 135 consecutive. He played at defensive end and guard in the 1968 season and didn’t miss a game until breaking his arm in a game against the O .....more»

Elvin at the Hall of Fame website

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2012-08-16: Visiting with Ms. Illinois
 


 
Eric Dickerson
Eric committed to Texas A&M before reconsidering and decided amongst Oklahoma, Southern California and SMU before his grandmother talked him into staying in the state of Texas to attend Southern Methodist University because she liked SMU coach Ron Meyer. Dickerson gained 4,450 yards on 790 carries to break Earl Campbell’s Southwest Conference record for yards and attempts. His 48 career touchdowns tied Doak Walker’s SMU total for career scoring. In his senior year despite splitting time with Cr .....more»

Eric's Website

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2013-06-06: Miss June and a Couple of Hall of Famers
 


 
Ernie Broglio
Broglio signed with the independent Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League after he attended West Contra Costa Junior College. He was acquired by the New York Giants in 1956. After two seasons in the Giants’ minor league system—when he won 17 games each year—Broglio was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in October 1958.

Although he led the National League in wins with 21 for the 1960 Cardinals and won 18 for the 1963 Redbirds, Broglio is best remembered as the “other player” in the ul .....more»




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2014-06-19: Talking Baseball History
 


 
Everson Walls
Everson Walls became a starter at Berkner High School where he played football for one year (his senior year) and led the division in interceptions. After graduating high school in 1977, and due to his impressive record on the field, Walls was offered, and accepted, a football scholarship to Grambling State, where he excelled in all positions. Walls gives credit to Coach Eddie Robinson for helping him mature as a human being. Among Walls list of accomplishments while at Grambling State, he was .....more»

Everson's Website

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2014-11-06: Miss November Gia Marie
 


 
Ferguson Jenkins
Fergie Jenkins was born December 13, 1943, in Chatham, Canada. In the early 1960s, he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. He was acquired by the Chicago Cubs in 1966. From 1974 to 1981 Jenkins pitched for the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox, compiling a record of 115 wins and 93 losses. In 1982 he returned to the Cubs, where he pitched for two more years before retiring. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. .....more»

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2013-04-04: On the Mound with Fergie
 


 
Floyd Little
Floyd Little, a three-time All-America running back at Syracuse, was the Denver Broncos first round draft pick, sixth player selected overall, in the 1967 AFL-NFL Draft. Making him so appealing to the Broncos was the versatility he demonstrated at the collegiate level during his years with the Orangemen. Little’s multidimensional talents quickly translated into success at the pro level. At first, Denver utilized Little more as a return man. As a rookie he led the American Football League in pun .....more»

Floyd's Website

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2011-10-20: Playmate Pilar Lastra
 


 
Forrest Gregg
Gregg was a key player on the Packers dynasty that won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls in the 1960s. Gregg earned an "iron-man" tag by playing in a then-league record 188 consecutive games from 1956 until 1971. He also won All-NFL acclaim eight straight years from 1960 through 1967 and was selected to play in nine Pro Bowls. Gregg closed his career with the Dallas Cowboys, as did his Packer teammate, cornerback Herb Adderley. They both helped the Cowboys win Super Bowl VI, making them .....more»

Forrest at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2013-10-31: Ashley and Forrest
 


 
Frank Ramsey
Ramsey played college basketball at the University of Kentucky under legendary coach Adolph Rupp. As a sophomore in 1951 he helped Kentucky win the NCAA Championship with a 68-58 victory over Kansas State. In the fall of 1952, a point-shaving scandal involving three Kentucky players (one of whom was a teammate of Ramsey on Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA champions) over a four-year period forced Kentucky to forfeit its upcoming season, Ramsey’s senior year. The suspension of the season made Kentucky's bask .....more»

Frank's Career Statistics

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2011-03-24: March Madness
 


 
Frank Layden
Frank Layden is a former coach and executive of the NBA's Utah Jazz, in addition to being a former coach and player with Niagara University. In 1979 he was hired to be the General Manager of the then New Orleans Jazz, and became the head coach of the Jazz (now in Salt Lake City) in 1981, replacing Tom Nissalke. He would be the coach of the Jazz for the next seven and a half years. He was instrumental in signing Karl Malone to the club. He retired from coaching during the 1987-1988 season, moving .....more»

Frank's Career Coaching Record

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2011-06-02: Hoops Talk and The First Twins of NASCAR
 


 
Frank Gifford
Gifford played for the Giants from 1952-64, although he voluntarily retired in 1961 season due to a serious injury suffered the previous season. He was known as one of the most versatile backs in NFL history. Gifford was the first pick in the draft by the Giants in 1952 after an All-America career at Southern California. He totaled 9,862 combined yards during his career. Gifford’s record includes 3,609 yards rushing, 367 receptions and 484 points. He was named to the Pro Bowl as a defensiv .....more»

Frank's Hall of Fame profile

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2012-06-14: Giants Legend Frank Gifford
 


 
Frank Broyles
John Franklin Broyles (born December 26, 1924) is a former American football player and coach, athletics administrator, and broadcaster. He served as the head football coach at the University of Missouri in 1957 and at the University of Arkansas from 1958 to 1976. Broyles also was Arkansas' athletic director from 1974 until his retirement on December 31, 2007.[1] As a head football coach, Broyles compiled a record of 149–62–6. His mark of 144–58–5 in 19 seasons constitutes the record number of w .....more»



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2014-02-06: Frank and Fred
 


 
Frank Kush
Kush served as the head coach at Arizona State University from 1958 to 1979, compiling a record of 176–54–1. Kush was also the coach of the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 1981, the National Football League's Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts from 1982 to 1984, and the Arizona Outlaws of the United States Football League in 1985. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1995. Kush is of Polish descent and was inducted into the National Polish-American Spo .....more»

More About Frank

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2014-07-10: Kush and Munoz
 


 
Fred Williamson
After playing college football for Northwestern in the late 1950s, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers number two overall. When during training camp he was switched to their defense, his attitude over the switch prompted him to play his position with too much aggression, the coach of the 49ers asked him to quit "hammering" his players. The quickly acquired the nickname "The Hammer", and that stuck with him for decades. Williamson played one year for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National .....more»

Fred on IMDB

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2012-08-02: The Hammer
 


 
Fred Biletnikoff
Biletnikoff was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania, by Russian parents who emigrated to the US during the Russian Civil War. In Erie, he attended what was then Technical Memorial High School and is now Central Tech. The Central Tech field is now named Fred Biletnikoff athletic field. Turning down other notable offers Biletnikoff chose Florida State University, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Biletnikoff was the first consensus All-American to play for Florida State U .....more»

Fred on Facebook

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2012-12-13: Make way for the BBA
 


 
Fred Dean
Fred Dean emerged as one of the NFL’s premier pass rushers with San Diego and San Francisco after a remarkable college career at Louisiana Tech. The Ruston native was a three-time All-American for the Bulldogs from 1972-74. He was the 33rd player picked in the 1975 NFL Draft. Dean, undersized for a defensive lineman ( 232 pounds), made 94 sacks in his 11 NFL seasons and played on two Super Bowl championship teams with San Francisco. He played in three Pro Bowls (1979-81) and was picked for anoth .....more»

Fred's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2014-02-06: Frank and Fred
 


 
Fred Lynn
After graduation from USC, Lynn started his career for the Red Sox with a 1975 season in which he won the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year awards, the first player to win both in the same season. (The feat was duplicated by then-Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki in 2001.) Lynn and fellow rookie outfielder Jim Rice were dubbed as the "Gold Dust Twins". In 1975, Lynn led the American League in doubles, runs scored and slugging percentage, finished second in the batting race w .....more»

Fred's Website

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2015-04-16: The Gold Dust Twins
 


 
Gail Goodrich
A Los Angeles native, Goodrich’s storied career gained national attention at UCLA where he helped lead the Bruins to consecutive NCAA Championships in 1964 and 1965, the first two of head coach John Wooden’s record 10 titles. A two-time All-America and the Helms Foundation’s “Co-Player of the Year” (along with Princeton’s Bill Bradley), he was a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1965, playing three seasons for the team before being acquired in the expansion draft by the Phoenix .....more»

Gail's Career Stats

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2011-05-26: Ines, Gail and Bill
 


 
Gale Sayers
Gale Sayers burst upon the pro football scene in 1965 with the kind of an impact that the sport had not felt in many years. It is difficult to imagine a more dynamic debut than the one he enjoyed as a rookie. In his first heavy preseason action, he raced 77 yards on a punt return, 93 yards on a kickoff return, and then startled everyone with a 25-yard scoring pass against the Los Angeles Rams. In the regular season, he scored four touchdowns, including a 96-yard game breaking kickoff return, ag .....more»

Gale's Career Stats

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2011-09-22: A Visit with a Bears Legend
 


 
Gary Peters
The Chicago White Sox drafted Peters as an amateur free agent in 1956 after he graduated from Grove City College. He joined the major league club for keeps in 1963 and proceeded to win Rookie of the Year honors that year. He stayed in the White Sox organization until 1969, when he was traded to the Boston Red Sox for the last three years of his career. He was selected to the All-Star Game in 1964 and 1967, and finished in the top 10 in the Most Valuable Player voting in 1963, 1964 and 1967. Pete .....more»

Gary's Career Stats

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2011-09-01: MK, Jim and Gary
 


 
Gaylord Perry
Notorious for doctoring baseballs (throwing a spitball), Perry won314 games over a 22-year career starting in 1962. A five-time All-Star, he was the first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in each league, winning it in 1972 with the Cleveland Indians and in 1978with the San Diego Padres. He is also distinguished, along with his brother Jim, for being the second-winningest brother combination in baseball history--second only to the knuckleballing Niekro brothers, Phil and Joe. While pitching for .....more»

Gaylord's Career stats

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2011-04-28: Baseballs and Tiaras
 


 
Gene Shue
Shue attended Towson Catholic High School and the University of Maryland. After graduation, he was drafted in 1954 by the Philadelphia Warriors. During his ten year playing career in the NBA, he was also a member of the New York Knicks, Fort Wayne/Detroit Pistons, and the Baltimore Bullets. He then served 23 years as a head coach in the league. Shue was an All-Star five consecutive times (1958–62) and was named All-NBA First Team once (1960). As a coach, he guided the Philadelphia 76ers to the 1 .....more»



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2012-03-08: The Big O
 


 
Gene Stallings
Eugene Clifton Stallings, Jr. played college football at Texas A&M University (1954–1956), where he was one of the "Junction Boys", and later served as the head coach at his alma mater from 1965 to 1971. Stallings was also the head coach of the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League (1986–1989) and at the University of Alabama (1990–1996). Stallings' 1992 Alabama team completed a 13–0 season with a win in the Sugar Bowl over Miami and was named the consensus national champio .....more»

Coach Stalling's Website

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2014-11-20: Gene Stallings and Dick Vermeil
 


 
George Altman
George Lee Altman (born March 20, 1933 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball. From 1959 through 1967, Altman played for the Chicago Cubs (1959-1962, 1965-1967), St. Louis Cardinals (1963) and New York Mets (1964). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. In a nine-season MLB career, Altman was a .269 hitter with 101 home runs and 403 RBI in 991 games played. From 1968 through 1975, Altman played in Japan for the Lotte .....more»

George's Career Stats

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2012-06-28: Fore!
 


 
George Gervin
George "The Iceman" Gervin (born April 27, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls. Gervin finished with an NBA career average of 26.2 points per game. Gervin is regarded by most to be one of the greatest shooting guards in NBA history. Nicknamed Iceman for his cool demeanor on the court, Gervin was primarily known for his scoring talents. He led t .....more»

Iceman's Website

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2013-03-28: The Iceman Cometh
 


 
Gia Marie
Miss November 2014 Gia Marie is used to having immaculate hair and make-up. That’s because this Playmate of the Month also works professionally as a stylist. Gia has designed hair and makeup for a number of ads, magazine shoots and music videos. Some of her most famous clients include The Black Keys, Britney Spears and R. Kelly.

Gia was born in Calabasas, California, which is located in suburban western Los Angeles County. While growing up she and her friends often snuck into a neighbor .....more»


Gia Marie on Twitter

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2014-11-06: Miss November Gia Marie
 


 
Gino Marchetti
Marchetti enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating high school in Antioch, California and fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a machine gunner during World War II. Upon returning home after the war, he attended Modesto Junior College (Calif.) for a year before joining the football program at the University of San Francisco, where his team enjoyed an undefeated season in 1951. He was drafted in the second round with the 14th overall pick by the New York Yanks in 1952. In 2004, Marchetti was vo .....more»

Gino at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-05-30: Gino Marchetti
 


 
Greg Luzinski
At 6'1' and 255 pounds, Luzinski was a well-liked member of the Phillies and a feared slugger who could also hit for average despite striking out frequently. While he was a mediocre defensive left fielder, he hit .300 or better for 3 consecutive seasons during the prime of his career, and was a career .276 hitter with 307 home runs and 1,128 RBIs. He was selected an All-Star between 1975 and 1978, hitting a home run off Jim Palmer in 1977 and being the top vote-getter for the National League in .....more»

Greg's Career Stats

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2014-07-31: Mr. Clean and the Bull
 


 
Hadley Allen
Hadley Allen takes fitness seriously. Her clients are her number one priority but she also makes time to keep herself in top shape for both physical and mental agility. While a die hard fitness and wellness trainer, Hadley also has an artistic side. She holds a Bachelor Degree in music from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City where her passion for health and wellness was first born. From there, Hadley became inspired with the human body – how it functions and how to help colleague .....more»

Hadley Allen Fitness

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2012-03-29: An Overlooked Pioneer
 


 
Harold Baines
Baines was right fielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for five American League teams from 1980 to 2001. He is best known for his three stints with the Chicago White Sox, the team on which he now serves as coach. He ranked 7th in AL history in games played (2,830) and 10th in runs batted in (1,628) upon his retirement. Noted as well for his power hitting in clutch situations, he is tied for 7th in AL history in grand slams (13),[1] 4th in 3-home run games (3),[2] and .....more»

More information about Harold

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2015-02-05: Baines and Brown
 


 
Harry Gallatin
After playing high school basketball at Roxana High School and college basketball at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College (now Truman State University), Gallatin played nine seasons for the New York Knicks in the NBA from 1948 to 1957, as well as one final season with the Detroit Pistons in 1958. In 1954 Gallatin led the NBA in rebounding, and was named to the All-NBA First Team. Gallatin was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 1955. For his career, Gallatin played in seven NBA All-Star Gam .....more»

Harry's Career Stats

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2011-04-07: Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan
 


 
Harry Carson
Before his NFL career, Carson played college football for Willie Jeffries at South Carolina State University from 1972–1975, not missing a single game in four years. He became the first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player to win consecutive defensive player of the year honors, and assisted the Bulldogs to consecutive conference championships. In 1975, he was a first team selection on the AFCA College-Division All-America team and set school records with 117 tackles and 17 sacks. With Carson a .....more»

Harry's Website

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2012-10-11: Summer in Fall
 


 
Heather Knox
Football fanatic Heather Knox won’t have to travel far to watch this year’s Super Bowl. The game’s host city, Indianapolis, happens to be her hometown. Better still, as Miss January 2012, she’ll be front and center at all of Playboy’s Super Bowl weekend festivities. "Getting to watch the game from a suite will be the coolest thing ever," she says. "I keep forgetting how many opportunities being a Playmate is going to bring me." The diehard Colts fan became a pigskin expert while working as a wai .....more»

Heather on Twitter

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2012-01-05: Miss January
 


 
Herb Adderly
Herb Adderley was the Packers’ number one draft choice in 1961 following a stellar career at Michigan State University. Adderley struggled in his first training camp as Vince Lombardi tried to make him a receiver. “I had been so stubborn,” Vince Lombardi wrote in Run to Daylight, “trying to make him something that he didn’t want to be. He didn’t want to be a flanker. He wanted to be a defensive back.”At 6’1”, 200-pounds, Adderley became a prototype of what a cornerback should be – tall, fast an .....more»

Herb's Website

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2012-11-08: Lombardi's Left Side
 


 
Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker was born in Augusta, Georgia and grew up outside of Wrightsville, Georgia. For the first eleven years of his life, Herschel Walker showed little interest in sports; he preferred reading books and writing poetry. At age 12, however, he began a crash exercise program. Over the next year, he did 100,000 push-ups, 100,000 sit-ups and sprinted thousands of miles. In high school, Walker played football and basketball and competed in track and field. He scored a record-breaking 86 touch .....more»

Herschel on Twitter

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2013-12-05: Summers in the Winter
 


 
Howard Schnellenberger
Howard Schnellenberger learned his football tactics as a player for “Bear” Bryant and Blanton Collier at the University of Kentucky. He served as an assistant to Bryant at Alabama, moved on to pro ball as an assistant to George Allen (Rams) and Don Shula (Dolphins). He was head coach of the Baltimore Colts from 1973-74. He and his wife Beverlee have three sons: Stephen, Stuart and Tim. Stuart was a tight end/center on his father’s 1983 national championship team. Grandchildren are Teather Ann, J .....more»

Howard's Website

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2014-09-18: Howard Schellenberger
 


 
Hugh McElhenny
Hugh McElhenny was to pro football in the 1950s and early 1960s what Elvis Presley was to rock and roll. Known as "The King" (McElhenny that is), he had it all. He was an artist whose electrifying moves left opponents and observers spellbound. Born in Los Angeles in 1928, McElhenny began his football career by rewriting the Pacific Coast Conference's record book. The University of Washington All-American halfback established conference records for yards gained (2,499) and longest punt return (10 .....more»



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2013-08-29: Miss September
 


 
Inés Sainz
Inés Sainz is a sports reporter for TV Azteca in Mexico and Azteca America in the United States. She is widely known as the Woman of Sports in Mexico. She is a trained lawyer with graduate degrees in tax law and sports business administration. Although she first came to public eye as a model in 1997, she never lost sight of her childhood dream of a sports career and worked endlessly to combine her two biggest passions in life: sports and being a TV anchor. Inés created alongside Héctor Pérez, .....more»

Inés' Official Website

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2011-05-26: Ines, Gail and Bill
 


 
Irv Cross
Cross was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 1961 NFL Draft. In 1966 he was traded to the Los Angeles Rams. Then in 1969, he returned to the Eagles and became a player/coach. He retired from play in 1970, when he became a coach for the Eagles. Cross was employed as an analyst and commentator for CBS Sports from 1971, when he became the first African-American to work full-time as a sports analyst on national television, to 1994. In addition to his work on CBS' NFL cove .....more»



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2012-01-05: Miss January
 


 
Jack Whitaker
Jack Whitaker began his professional broadcasting career in 1947 on a Philadelphia-area radio station. He then joined WCAU in 1950 as a sportscaster and served as a play-by play announcer for both the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. From 1961-1981, he worked for CBS Sports where he hosted the anthology series "Sports Spectacular" before joining ABC in 1982. At ABC, Whitaker served as a reporter for both news and sports divisions. He was a part of ABC's sports team at the 1988 Winter .....more»



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2011-02-17: Jack Whitaker and Molly Sims
 


 
Jack Twyman
A 6' 6" forward from the University of Cincinnati, he spent eleven seasons (1955-1966) in the NBA as a member of the Rochester/Cincinnati Royals franchise (now the Sacramento Kings). Along with Wilt Chamberlain, Twyman became the first NBA player to average more than 30 points per game in a single season when he averaged 31.2 points per game during the 1959-60 season. He scored 15,840 points in his career, he was named to the All-NBA Second Team in both 1960 and 1962, and he appeared in six NBA .....more»

Jack's Career Stats

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2011-03-24: March Madness
 


 
Jack Ramsay
After coaching in the high school and minor-league ranks for the early postwar years, he became head coach at his alma mater, Saint Joseph's College, in 1955. In his first season, Ramsay would lead the Hawks to their first Big 5 crown and their first-ever postseason berth (in the NIT). Ramsay would remain there through 1966, leading the Hawks to six more Big 5 crowns and ten postseason appearances (including a Final Four) in all. Immediately after leaving Saint Joseph's, he was hired as general .....more»

Dr. Jack's NBA & ABA Coaching Record

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2011-04-21: The Doctor is In
 


 
Jack McKeon
As a player, Jack McKeon, a catcher, spent his entire career in the minor leagues. He managed in the farm system of the original Washington Senators franchise, and its successor, the Minnesota Twins, and scouted for the Twins before joining the Royals in 1968 as skipper of their Class A High Point-Thomasville farm team. Prior to that McKeon had been the manager of the Atlanta Crackers in 1964.[3]He led their AAA affiliate, the Omaha Royals of the American Association, from 1969 through 1972, an .....more»



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2011-10-06: In The Dugout With Trader Jack
 


 
Jack Butler
Butler was an undrafted free agent whom the Pittsburgh Steelers brought onto their roster in 1951 based on a recommendation that Art Rooney Sr. received from his brother Dan Rooney, who was a priest at St. Bonaventure University. Butler would become a defensive back and occasional wide receiver for the Steelers. As a rookie, Butler intercepted five passes for 142 yards. In 1953, he had nine interceptions and returned two of them for touchdowns. In 1957, he led the league in interceptions with te .....more»

Jack's Website

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2012-08-30: April in August
 


 
Jack Youngblood
Herbert Jackson Youngblood, III (born January 26, 1950) is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons during the 1970s and 1980s. He was a five-time consensus All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Before playing professionally, Youngblood played college football for the University of Florida, and was recognized as an .....more»

Jack's Career Stats

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2013-02-07: Youngblood
 


 
Jack Ham
ack Ham was born to be a linebacker. “I’ve played the position ever since I went to a Polish grade school (Assumption) in Johnston, Pennsylvania,” Ham explained. From there it was nothing but a series of football honors for the 6-foot-1-inch, 220-pound dynamo-All-State at Bishop McCort High School in Johnston, All-American at Penn State, and All-Pro for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ham received Penn State’s last scholarship in 1966 and went on to letter three years, 1968-69-70. During that period, .....more»

Jack's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-10-24: Rocking with Lariyah
 


 
Jackie Kallen
After 33 years in the boxing world as publicist and then manager, Jackie Kallen has been dubbed The First Lady of Boxing. Having managed six champions, she was twice nominated as Manager of the Year. She was recently awarded the prestigious Aileen Eaton Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Her life story inspired the Paramount film Against the Ropes starring Meg Ryan. Kallen was Associate Producer of the film and made a cameo appearance. A former journali .....more»

Jackie's Website

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2012-05-17: A Broadcasting Legend
 


 
Jackie Smith
An outstanding football and track competitor at Northwest Louisiana, Smith joined the Cardinals in 1963. Smith was a talented receiver, a punishing blocker, a fierce competitor and an excellent runner after he caught the ball. He even handled the Cardinals' punting chores his first three seasons. Smith became the Cardinals' starting tight end during his 1963 rookie season and remained a fixture at that spot the rest of his tenure in St. Louis. He gained 212 yards on nine receptions against the .....more»

Learn More About Jackie at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2014-08-07: Cards and Bills
 


 
Jackie Sherrill
Jackie served as the head football coach at Washington State University (1976), the University of Pittsburgh (1977–1981), where he is credited with grooming Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, Texas A&M University (1982–1988), and Mississippi State University (1991–2003), compiling a career college football record of 180–120–4. Sherrill is currently a studio analyst for Fox Sports Net's college football coverage and a writer for Texags.com. .....more»

Coach Sherrill on Twitter

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2015-01-15: Jackie Sherill
 


 
Jaime Edmondson
Ravishing redhead knockout Jaime Faith Edmondson was born on December 30, 1978 in Bartow, Florida. She stems from a family of police officers. Edmondson grew up in Georgia until she was five years old. Jaime moved to South Florida with her mother and stepfather. She attended North East High School in Oakland Park, Florida. Jaime graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Criminal Justice in 2002. Edmondson worked the night shift as a police officer in Baco Raton, Florida for two .....more»

Check out more photos of Jaime at her website

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2011-01-27: Two Hall of Famers and a PMOY Hopeful
 


 
Jamaal Wilkes
Jamaal Abdul-Lateef (born Jackson Keith Wilkes on May 2, 1953), better known as Jamaal Wilkes, is a retired American basketball player who played the small forward position and won four NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors. He was a three-time NBA All-Star and the 1975 NBA Rookie of the Year. Wilkes was also a key player on two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship teams under coach John Wooden for the UCLA Bruins. He was inducted into th .....more»

More about Jamaal

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2013-12-12: Breaking the Ice with Allison Papp
 


 
James Lofton
Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton was the No. 1 draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1978. He was a great athlete and an All-American wide receiver at Stanford University where he excelled not only at football, but as a track star, winning the NCAA long jump title as a senior As a football player, Lofton was a deep-threat at wide receiver, possessing both speed and great hands. He was named the NFL’s Rookie of the Year after catching 46 passes for 818 yards and 6 touchdowns. In 16 season .....more»

James' Career Stats

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2012-10-18: James, Bob and Ann
 


 
Jan Stenerud
Jan Stenerud was born in Fetsund, in the county of Akershus, Norway. Stenerud came to the United States on a ski jumping scholarship to attend Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.Late in his sophomore year, Stenerud was spotted kicking a football by the college's basketball coach who relayed the news of his abilities to the football coach. He joined the football team and in 1965 kicked a 59-yard field goal, then a college football record, against the rival Montana Grizzlies. He was recr .....more»

Jan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-08-08: Remembering Art Donovan
 


 
Jaslyn Ome
Jaslyn Ome of El Dorado Hills, Calif., is Playboy’s Playmate of the Month in the magazine’s April 2013 issue. The 21-year-old East Indian, black and Caucasian stunner loves the ocean and is an avid jet-skier and paddle-boarder. She has an affinity for marine life , and spends as much time in the water as possible. Although Jaslyn has been modeling professionally since the age of 14, she was shocked to find out that she’d been chosen to appear in the magazine. “It’s kind of surreal,” she says. “A .....more»

Jasyln at Playboy.com

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2013-03-21: The Bunny and the Rabbit
 


 
Jeff Reardon
Jeff was nicknamed "The Terminator" for his intimidating presence on the mound and 98 mph fastball, is a former professional baseball relief pitcher from 1979-1994 who played for the New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Minnesota Twins, and Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Cincinatti Reds, and New York Yankees. In 1992, he became the all-time saves leader in Major League Baseball with 342, breaking Rollie Fingers' previous record of 341. Reardon's record was broken the following season by Lee Smith. .....more»

Jeff's Career Stats

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2011-07-28: A Taste of Venom
 


 
Jennie Finch
Jennie Finch was born on September 3, 1980, in La Mirada, California and grew up in a close knit family. She is the youngest of Doug and Bev Finch’s three children. Family is important to Jennie and she credits them for much of her success. Jennie’s dad, Doug, spent countless hours working with Jennie over the years. Jennie’s mom is a huge Dodgers fan, and between her love of baseball, Doug’s infinite patience and devotion, and Jennie’s two older brothers who loved to play, Jennie grew up a true .....more»

Jennie's Webiste

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2012-11-22: Jim Brown and Jennie Finch
 


 
Jennifer England
England was born and raised in the suburbs of Lansing, Michigan along with her brothers, Kris and Jeff. England soon got into sports and instantly deemed herself a 'tomboy'. From an early age she participated in many sports including swimming and softball. Being a tomboy, England made an easy transition into the stunt world.In the summer of 2006 England was chosen as one of eight contestants for the WWE's 2006 Diva Search competition.[2] England made it to the finals along with Layla El. Eventua .....more»

Jen's Facebook Page

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2011-10-13: The St. Pauli GIrl
 


 
Jerome Bettis
Jerome Bettis was selected in the first round, 10th player overall, out of Notre Dame by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1993 NFL Draft. He finished second in the NFL in rushing during his rookie season after gaining 1,429 yards. Included in that total were his first career 100-yard and 200-yard rushing games, both of which came against the New Orleans Saints. His 212-yard day that season was a career-high. At the time he was only the eighth rookie in NFL history to rush for 200 yards in a game. His .....more»

Jerome's Website

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2015-03-12: The Class of 2015
 


 
Jerry Kramer
Guard and kicker Jerry Kramer went from number four draft choice in 1958 to one of the best lineman in Packer history. A starter at right guard in his rookie season, the former University of Idaho Vandal and fellow guard Fuzzy Thurston became keys to the success of Vince Lombardi’s running attack. The 6’3”, 250-pound Kramer was also a kicker. His three field goals helped the Packers win the 1962 championship in New York, 16-7. He scored 65 points in ‘62 and was the team’s leading scorer with 91 .....more»

Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

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2011-01-20: Football Talk with Paul, Jerry and Nadia
 


 
Jerry Koosman
Known for his control throughout his career, Koosman led the International League in strikeouts in 1967, and in 1968 emerged as the Mets' lefthanded ace. He was NL Rookie Pitcher of the Year and runner-up to Johnny Bench for Rookie of the Year. He broke club records with 19 wins, seven shutouts, and a 2.08 ERA (all set by Tom Seaver the year before). All are still Met rookie records. He also fanned 62 times (in 91 at-bats), the most by a NL pitcher since 1900. Seaver and Koosman became one of th .....more»

Jerry's Career Stats

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2011-08-12: aka Cindy Morgan
 


 
Jerry West
Jerry Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is a retired American basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His nicknames include "Mr. Clutch," for his ability to make a big play in a clutch situation, such as his famous buzzer-beating 60-foot shot that tied Game 3 of the 1970 NBA Finals against the New York Knicks; "The Logo," in reference to his silhouette being incorporated into the NBA logo; and "Zeke from Cab .....more»

Jerry's Career Stats

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2011-12-08: Patricia and Jerry
 


 
Jerry Lucas
Jerry Lucas was college basketball's golden boy of the early 1960's, a two-time national Player of the Year described by one sports writer as "a 6-foot-8 Jack Armstrong." Lucas later became a standout in the NBA, averaging more than 20 points and 20 rebounds in back-to-back seasons and snatching 40 rebounds in a single game, most ever by a forward in the NBA. Renowned for his mental dexterity, "Luke" had a sixth sense for rebounding. He studied angles and knew where the ball would carom based on .....more»

Jerry's Website

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2012-02-16: NBA Legends
 


 
Jerry Coleman
orn in San Jose, California, Coleman graduated from Lowell High School, then spent his entire playing career with the New York Yankees. He played 6 years in their minor league system before reaching the big club in 1949. Coleman hit .275 in his first year and led all second basemen in fielding percentage. He was the Associated Press' rookie of the year in 1949, and finishing third in balloting by Baseball Writers Association of America. Coleman avoided a sophomore jinx by earning a selection to .....more»

Jerry's Career Stats

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2012-07-19: You Can Hang a Star on that Baby!
 


 
Jim Bunning
During a 17-year baseball career, he pitched from 1955 to 1971, most notably with the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Phillies. When he retired, he had the second-highest total of career strikeouts in Major League history; he is currently 17th. Bunning pitched the seventh perfect game in baseball history on June 21, 1964 against the New York Mets, a feat that has currently been accomplished only twenty times in baseball history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996. After r .....more»

Jim's Career Stats

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2011-04-28: Baseballs and Tiaras
 


 
Jim Gentile
Jim Gentile also nicknamed "Diamond Jim", is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and left-handed batter who played with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1957–58); Baltimore Orioles (1960–63), Kansas City Athletics (1964–65), Houston Astros (1965–66) and Cleveland Indians (1966). A powerful slugger listed at 6' 4", 215 lb, Gentile languished for eight years in the minors for a Dodgers team that already had All-Star Gil Hodges in first base. Traded to Baltimore, Gentile enjoyed his b .....more»

Jim's Career Stats

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2011-08-04: TNA Knockout Tara
 


 
Jim Fregosi
During an 18-year baseball career, he played from 1961- 1978 for four different teams, primarily the Los Angeles and California Angels. In that franchise's first eleven years of play, he became its first star as the team's most productive and popular player. He led the American League (AL) in double plays twice, winning the 1967 Gold Glove Award, and upon leaving the team ranked ninth in AL history with 818 double plays. He holds the franchise record with 70 career triples; several of his other .....more»

More About Jim

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2011-08-25: The NPF Champions
 


 
Jim Kaat
Jim Kaat is a color commentator for MLB Network's Thursday Night Baseball series, following a distinguished baseball broadcasting career and 25 years as a Major League pitcher. Kaat debuted for the MLB Network with Bob Costas in 2009, providing color commentary for the new Yankee Stadium's opening game. The duo paired up in 2009 for MLB Network's Thursday Night Baseball. He maintains an MLBlog, Kaat's Korner. In March of 2010, Kaat was nominated for a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Per .....more»

Jim Career Stats

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2011-10-27: Breanna, Jim and Bill
 


 
Jim Grant
Grant signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1954 as an amateur free agent and made his big league debut with the Indians in 1958. His best season in Cleveland was in 1961 when he had a won-loss record of 15-9 and a 3.86 earned run average. In June 1964, he was traded to the Minnesota Twins and had a record of 11-9 for the remainder of the season. In 1965 Grant had the best year of his career. He was 21-7 for the Twins, helping to lead the team to the 1965 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodg .....more»

Mudcat's Career Stats

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2012-05-24: Foothills and Mudcats
 


 
Jim Brown
Jim Brown is an American icon-perhaps the greatest running back in football history, an actor and a civil rights activist. He was born in Georgia but after his parents divorced, he and his mother moved to Long Island, where Brown earned 13 letters playing football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse and running track. After a benefactor paid for him to attend Syracuse University - he did not receive a scholarship offer - Brown became an All-American in both football and lacrosse (although due to r .....more»

Jim Brown's Page at NFL.com

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2012-11-22: Jim Brown and Jennie Finch
 


 
Jim Otto
Some people say that playing on the offensive line has no glory. But it’s difficult to imagine any one player dominating the honors at one position more completely than Jim Otto did both in the American Football League and in the National Football League from 1960 through 1974. The Wausau, Wisconsin, native joined the newly founded Oakland Raiders in 1960 and, for the next 15 seasons, he was the only starting center the Raiders ever had. He was one of only three players who saw action in each o .....more»

Jim's Career Stats

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2013-04-18: Center of Attention
 


 
Jim Langer
James John Langer (born May 16, 1948) is a former American football center who played for the National Football League\'s Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings. He is considered one of the greatest NFL centers of all time and a hard working and quick blocker. Langer was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987. Langer played middle linebacker at South Dakota State University, where in 1969 he was Honorable Mention All-America. Langer was signed by the Cleveland Browns as a free agent in 1 .....more»

Jim at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-09-05: Fantasy Football with Pilar Lastra
 


 
Jim Taylor


Jim's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-09-26: Jim Taylor and Yale Lary
 


 
Jim Kelly
Jim Edward Kelly was born on February 14, 1960, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Joe and Alice Kelly. Jim was the fourth eldest of Joe and Alice’s six children. Growing up with five brothers presented Jim with a desire to compete and excel. During his childhood, Jim, his brothers, and their neighborhood friends would constantly compete against each other in various sports and activities. Jim’s father made sure that his sons worked hard to excel in any sports they played. Specifically, Joe Kelly s .....more»

Jim's Official Website

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2013-11-21: Jim Kelly and John Hannah
 


 
Jim Rice
For the better part of 12 season (1975-86), Jim Rice was one of the best hitters in baseball, regularly batting over .300 and driving in 100 or more RBIs while hovering near the lead in hits. At the time of his own retirement, Hank Aaron predicted that if one player was to break his all-time home run record, it likely would be Rice. In the periods of 1977-80 and 1983-86, he was named to eight American League All Star Teams, while in 1978, Rice became the first player since Joe DiMaggio to total .....more»

Jim's Career Stats

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2014-05-08: In the Outfield with Billy and Jim
 


 
Jim Plunkett
Jim played college football for Stanford University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1970. Plunkett owns the distinction of being the only player of Hispanic heritage to be drafted with the first overall pick in the NFL draft. He played professionally for three National Football League teams: the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. He led the Raiders to two Super Bowl victories (XV and XVIII). He is the only eligible quarterback to start (and win) two S .....more»

Jim Plunkett on Twitter

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2014-12-11: Jim Plunkett and Barry Switzer
 


 
Jim Marshall
Marshall played college football at the Ohio State University. He left school before his senior year, and played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was then drafted in the 4th round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Marshall played the 1960 season with the Browns before being traded along with five other players (including fellow defensive lineman Paul Dickson) to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for two draft picks in the 1961 NFL Draft. He then p .....more»



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2015-01-29: Miss February 2015
 


 
Jim Palmer
James Alvin "Jim" Palmer (born October 15, 1945) is a retired American right-handed pitcher who played all of his 19 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Baltimore Orioles (1965–1967, 1969–1984) and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990. Palmer was the winning pitcher in 186 games in the 1970s, the most wins in that decade by any MLB pitcher. He also won at least twenty games in each of eight seasons and received three Cy Young Awards and four Gold Gloves during the decade. H .....more»

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2015-03-19: Jim Palmer
 


 
Jim Ray Smith
There was little question Jimmy Ray Smith could play football. The fans in tiny West Columbia, Texas, recognized the special talent when Jim was still playing high school football. He played tackle for Baylor for three years and in 1953 was named to the All-America team picked by the American Football Coaches Association. And even while he was earning all-star football honors he was working in the Baylor Chamber of Commerce on community projects. Smith served in the U.S. Army in 1955-1956. He pl .....more»



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2015-02-19: Jim Ray Smith
 


 
Jimmy Wynn
During a 15-year baseball career, he played from 1963-1977 for five different teams: the Houston Colt .45s/Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, and Milwaukee Brewers. His career started in 1962 when the Cincinnati Reds signed him as an amateur free agent. Shortly thereafter, he was drafted by the then Houston Colt .45s in the 1962 first player draft. He came up as a shortstop through the minor leagues. In his debut major league season of 1963 he also primarily played sh .....more»

Get Jim's stats & more on his website

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2011-09-01: MK, Jim and Gary
 


 
Jo Jo White
White was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of a minister.[1] He played college basketball at the University of Kansas, entering the NCAA Tournament and losing a double overtime thriller to UTEP, then known as Texas Western, in the Midwest regional final (UTEP went on to win the championship. After college, White played on the 1968 USA Olympic basketball team in Mexico, which went undefeated (9-0), beating Yugoslavia 65-50 in the title game. After the Olympics, White was drafted in 1969 in th .....more»

Jo Jo's Career Stats

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2011-12-01: Meet Aubrie
 


 
Joan Esposito
For two decades Joan was one of Chicago¹s most popular and highly rated television news anchors. She made her mark in the Windy City first at WGN-TV, then ABC/WLS where Joan spent ten years reporting and anchoring the 5pm newscast. She then moved to NBC/WMAQ where she anchored various shows and handled all of the stations Medical reporting. During her years at NBC, she was also called to New York and NBC'S Today Show, to both guest host, and anchor the news segments. Joan’s television work has .....more»

J2SC Strategic Communications

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2011-04-21: The Doctor is In
 


 
Joe Schmidt
Schmidt grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the borough of Brentwood and attended the University of Pittsburgh, playing on the school's football team for three years from 1950–1952. His hard-nosed play and leadership were an integral part of the team during those three years, with his inspirational pre-game speech helping the Panthers upset a heavily-favored team from the University of Notre Dame, 22–19, on October 11, 1952. Despite these attributes, Schmidt's size (6 ft, 195 lb; 1.8 m, 88 k .....more»

Joe's Paga at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

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2011-11-10: Quality Time with JoJo McCarthy
 


 
Joe Greene
A 1968 consensus All-America at North Texas State, Joe Greene was Pittsburgh’s No. 1 pick in the 1969 National Football League Draft. Almost from his first game, the 6-4, 275-pounder showed the super-star talents that established him as the defensive foundation in Coach Chuck Noll's program that produced four AFC titles and four Super Bowl victories in the 1970s. Playing left tackle, Greene was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1969 when he received the first of his 10 Pro Bowl invi .....more»

Joe's Page at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

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2011-12-29: It Isn’t Easy Being Green
 


 
Joe Garagiola
Joseph Henry "Joe" Garagiola, Sr. is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who later became an announcer and television host, popular for his colorful personality. He was well known for being one of the regular panelists of The Today Show on NBC for many years. In 1991, he was honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame with the Ford Frick Award for outstanding broadcasting accomplishments. He has also been given his own star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame. .....more»

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2012-02-23: Nicole Moneer Guerrero and Friends
 


 
Joe DeLamielleure
Joe was an All-American at Michigan State. He was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He won All-Rookie Honors, after finding out a physical condition with his irregular heartbeat was not serious. In 1973 the Buffalo Bills rushing offense led the NFL in yards, yards per carry, as well as rushing touchdowns. DeLamielleure was perhaps the central figure in the "Electric Company," the Bills' offensive line that paved the way for O.J. Simpson to rush for 2,003 yar .....more»

Joe's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2012-09-13: Miss Illinois Nancy To
 


 
Joe Amalfitano
A major league baseball scout, coach and manager for over 35 years. Amalfitano got his start at the age of 20 as an infielder for the Giants.

Joe Amalfitano has been a major league scout, coach and manager for over 35 years. He made his major league debut in 1954 as an infielder for the New York Giants. That year, as a twenty-year-old, he found himself playing under Leo Durocher, alongside a heroic old Dusty Rhodes and a young Willie Mays. The Giants were involved in a scrap for the Nat .....more»




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2015-05-21: Joey Amalfitano and Randy Cross
 


 
Joe B. Hall
Joe Beasman Hall, better known as Joe B. Hall, (born November 30, 1928) is the former head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky from 1972 to 1985. He previously coached at Central Missouri State University and Regis University before returning to UK in 1965 to serve as an assistant coach under Adolph Rupp. Hall was given a difficult task, to follow in the footsteps of his legendary predecessor, Adolph Rupp. In the 1978 NCAA Tournament, he coached the Wildcats to their fifth NCAA Men's .....more»

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2014-03-13: True Britt
 


 
John Havlicek
Known for clutch performances in big games, Havlicek posted impressive numbers during his illustrious 16-year career. In 1,270 regular-season games he scored 26,395 points and averaged 20.8 points to rank as the Celtics' all-time leading scorer and the sixth-highest scorer in NBA history. He also grabbed 8,007 rebounds, recorded 6,114 assists, and played on eight Boston championship teams. He appeared in 13 consecutive NBA All-Star Games, earned 11 selections to the All-NBA First or Second Team, .....more»

John's Full Bio and Career Stats

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2012-02-16: NBA Legends
 


 
John Randle
Randle went undrafted; he tried out for his brother's team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but was thought to be too small, and was not signed to a contract. The 6'1" 287-lbs. defensive linemen was picked up by the Vikings during training camp, playing his first season in 1990. He went to his first Pro Bowl in 1993 after recording 11.5 sacks, and was quickly becoming one of the dominant defensive tackles of his era. Once Henry Thomas left the Vikings, Randle increased his training regimen, and became .....more»

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2013-02-21: Team F.A.B. on the way to the Arnolds
 


 
John Hannah
annah played tackle and guard for the University of Alabama under Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant from 1970 until 1972, and earned All American honors twice, in 1971 and then was a Consensus All American his senior year in 1972. During his tenure Hannah was part of an SEC championship-winning team. He was named to the University of Alabama All-Century Team and also to the Alabama 1970s All-Decade team. During his time at Alabama he also participated in wrestling, the shot put, and the discus throw. Han .....more»

John at the Pro Football hall of Fame

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2013-11-21: Jim Kelly and John Hannah
 


 
John Stallworth
Stallworth played fourteen seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Alabama A&M, and was the Steelers' fourth-round draft pick in 1974. Stallworth played in six AFC championships, and went to four Super Bowls. His career statistics included 537 receptions for 8,723 yards and 63 TDs. His receptions were a franchise record until that record was surpassed by Hines Ward in 2005. Stallworth played in three Pro Bowls and was the Steelers' two-t .....more»

The John Stallworth Foundation

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2014-03-06: April in March
 


 
John Hadl
One of the best all-around players ever to play college football and one of the greatest quarterbacks to play in the National Football League, John Hadl was a three–time All–Big Eight selection and the first two–time first team All–American in football (halfback in 1960 and quarterback in 1961) at the University of Kansas. Hadl led the NCAA in punting as a sophomore in 1959 and was the first player ever to be named the Most Valuable player of both the East–West Shrine game (1961) and College Al .....more»

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2014-09-11: Tim McCarver
 


 
John Wooten
Born on December 5, 1936 in Riverview, Texas, John attended Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.

Drafted in 1959 by the Cleveland Browns, his addition to the team proved to be one of the most important drafts in the history of the Cleveland Browns. John played for the Cleveland Browns from 1959 to 1967, then the Washington Redskins from 1967 to 1968. During the of .....more»


Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation

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2015-02-12: John Wooten
 


 
Johnny Majors
Johnny Majors (born May 21, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. A standout halfback at the University of Tennessee, he was an All-American in 1956 and a two-time winner of the Southeastern Conference Most Valuable Player award, in 1955 and 1956. He finished second to Paul Hornung in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1956. Majors served as the head football coach at Iowa State University (1968–1972), the University of Pittsburgh (1973–1976, 1993–1996), and Tennessee (1977–1992), .....more»

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2014-07-17: Johnny Majors
 


 
Jonathan Coleman
Jonathan Coleman, born in 1951 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a New York Times bestselling author of nonfiction who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, taught literary nonfiction writing at the University of Virginia from 1986 to 1993, and has published several critically acclaimed books, including Exit the Rainmaker, the biography of Jay Carsey, a college president who abruptly abandoned his marriage and career and disappeared; At Mother's Request: A True Story of Money, Murder, and Betrayal (w .....more»

Jonathan's Amazon Page

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2011-12-08: Patricia and Jerry
 


 
Jonathan Winters
The real Jonathan Winters was born in Dayton, Ohio on November 11, 1925. After attending public school in Springfield, he joined the Marine Corps at the age of seventeen. After serving two-and-a-half years in the South Pacific, he returned to Ohio and attended Kenyon College. His interest in art led him to Dayton Art Institute where he studied for over two years and met the girl who would become his wife, Eileen. Eileen encouraged Jonathan to enter a local talent contest in Dayton, which he di .....more»

Jonathan's Website

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2012-02-23: Nicole Moneer Guerrero and Friends
 


 
Jud Heathcote
George Melvin "Jud" Heathcote was a head coach for 24 seasons at the collegiate level: five at Montana (1971-76) and 19 at Michigan State (1976-95). Heathcote is perhaps best known for having coached Magic Johnson during his two years at Michigan State University, including the 1979 National Championship Team. The stint at Montana was the first for Jud as head coach of a college varsity program. Previously, he had coached at West Valley High School in Spokane for 14 seasons, and at Washington .....more»

Jud's Career Coaching Stats

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2011-03-17: Memories of March
 


 
Katarina Van Derham
Van Derham grew up in a small village in the woods of Slovakia, a communist country at the time. She moved to the United States at the age of 22, without any intention of becoming a model. While working as a waitress in Los Angeles, she was often told to pursue modeling, and at age 26 finally decided to give it a shot. Van Derham was immediately booked for several modeling jobs, and in a short time her career has skyrocketed. Van Derham can be seen in advertising campaigns for AT&T, Dodge, Rocks .....more»

Katarina's Website

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2012-04-12: St. Pauli Girls and Golf
 


 
Kathy Withworth
Kathy Whitworth won 88 tournaments on the LPGA Tour, more than any other golfer (and more than any golfer has won on the PGA Tour, too). During the 9-year period from 1965 through 1973, Whitworth won eight money titles, seven scoring titles and was named LPGA Player of the Year seven times. Whitworth was born in Monahans, Texas, but most of her childhood was spent in New Mexico. She started playing golf late, at age 15, but by 1957, the year of her high school graduation, she was winning the Ne .....more»

Kathy Whitworth Invitational

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2012-06-28: Fore!
 


 
Kayslee Collins
At a young age Kayslee began her acting career, starting on-stage at 5 years old. During her teen years she earned parts on the TV series The Homes as well as Nickelodeon’sZoey 101 and iCarly. She also presented at the 2007 Teen Choice Awards. When Kayslee entered high school she began to turn her focus towards music, which she says is her passion in life. Her first EP, Girl’s Night In, came out in 2012. She also recorded a song with up-and-coming producer Kevin Seaton, titled “Mulholland,” wh .....more»

Kayslee on Instagram

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2015-01-29: Miss February 2015
 


 
Kelly Kulick
On January 24, 2010, Kelly Kulick made sports history by becoming the first women to win a national title on the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour. As if that is not impressive enough, Kelly's win came in the PBA's signature event - the PBA Tournament of Champions. Kelly earned a spot into the Tournament of Champions by winning the PBA Women's Series World Championship in August 2009. This is the first time a women received a berth into the Tournament of Champions. Her win also gives h .....more»

Kelly's Website

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2013-01-10: Sonny and Strikes
 


 
Ken Houston
Ken Houston excelled as the premier free safety of his era in a 14-year span that began with the 1967 Houston Oilers who drafted him in the ninth round of the AFL-NFL draft. He earned a starter’s role by the third game of his rookie season. Two weeks later, in a game against the New York Jets, he scored two touchdowns, one on a 71-yard blocked field goal attempt, and the other on a 43-yard interception return. After excelling for six years with the Oilers, Ken was traded to the Redskins for fiv .....more»



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2011-10-13: The St. Pauli GIrl
 


 
Ken Venturi
To anyone born after about 1955, Ken Venturi is best-known as the decades-long lead golf analyst for CBS Television. But before he was a great broadcaster, Venturi was a great golfer, one whose career was cut short by injuries, and was bookended by a famous failure and a famous success. The famous failure: As an amateur, Venturi took the first-round lead at the 1956 Masters, and held a 4-shot lead going into the final round. But in that final round, Venturi three-putted six times and shot 80, wi .....more»

Ken's PGA Profile

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2012-04-12: St. Pauli Girls and Golf
 


 
Ken Goldin
Ken Goldin has been actively involved in collectibles since he was 11 years old in the 1970s, and placed his first advertisement at the age of 12. At that young age he developed an appreciation and keen eye for sports memorabilia and other collectibles and was a contributing price guide analyst for several publications in his teens. In the field of sports collectibles Ken has been credited for bringing the very best material to the masses by marketing on television and other media for over 20 ye .....more»

Goldin Auctions

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2012-11-15: Catching Up with Nicole
 


 
Ken Harrelson
Ken Harrelson, the 1968 American League Player of the Year, a two time Illinois Sportscaster of the Year and five-time Emmy Award winner, begins his 21st consecutive season in the television booth as White Sox broadcaster and his third with color man Steve Stone ... was honored with the 2010 Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism in the broadcast category at the Union League Club in Chicago on 1/19/11 ... past recipients of the award include Bob Costas, Pat Foley, Greg Gumbel and .....more»

Chicago White Sox

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2014-07-24: Talkin' with the Hawk
 


 
Ken Anderson
fter playing for and graduating from Augustana College (Illinois), Anderson was drafted 67th overall in the 1971 NFL Draft by the Bengals. He earned the starting job in 1972. He would become one of the most accurate short-range passers in the league, and was extremely effective at rushing the ball for a quarterback. Because Bill Walsh was Ken's quarterbacks coach, Ken is considered to be one of the first quarterbacks to run what would become known as the "West Coast Offense."

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2015-02-26: Ken Anderson and Bill McCartney
 


 
Kennedy Summers
The future is bright with Playmate Kennedy Summers. She’s tall – 5’ 8 ½”, to be precise – with blonde hair, blue eyes and a truly superior intellect. With a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, German-born Kennedy is a dedicated pre-med student, and she’s finishing a master’s in health administration while she’s at it. “I’ve modeled for more than ten years, and I’ve traveled all over the world,” says Kennedy. And travel she has – From Italy, Germany and France to Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, sh .....more»

Kennedy on Twitter

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2013-12-05: Summers in the Winter
 


 
Kim Anderson
Kimberly has completed her second season as a Wide Receiver for the Chicago Bliss Lingerie Football Team. Kim was drafted by the Chicago Bliss early in the spring of 2010 and made it through training camp to be one of twenty athletes to make the 2010 Bliss Roster. She has also been the Marketing Manager for the team since 2010. Kimberly has always been interested in sports and has competed in everything from Cross Country to Gymnastics to Softball. When she heard about the tryouts for the Linge .....more»

Kim on Facebook

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2012-04-19: Lingerie and Stooges
 


 
Kimberly Fowler
Fowler is founder and CEO of YAS Fitness Centers, a chain of innovative yoga and indoor cycling studios that's currently expanding across Southern California (and soon, NYC). She also heads YAS Yoga & Sportswear, YAS Productions and YAS Franchise Inc. Fowler's pioneering YOGA for ATHLETES Her her YAS Fitness Centers have received widespread media coverage on TV, in print and online from CNN Health, ABC's Good Morning America and FOX Business to The New York Times, Glamour, Shape, Yoga Journal, .....more»

Kimberly's Website

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2011-05-05: Baseball and Yoga
 


 
Kristen Nicole
Kristen Nicole is the Playboy Playmate for May 2013.”I absolutely love to travel and see the world,” says Miss May Kristen Nicole. “Spain, Rome, Venice, St.-Tropez—I can never get enough.” As grand as those destinations may be, sometimes the greatest escape is closer to home. “Mexico is my favorite getaway of all,” says the statuesque California-born-and-bred beauty. “And it’s right in my own backyard. From my airport to a Mexican beach is four hours.” Naturally we wanted Kristen to be happy, gl .....more»

Kristen on Facebook

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2013-05-02: Playboy's Miss May 2013
 


 
L.C. Greenwood
L.C. Greenwood, a three-year defensive line star and 1968 Ebony All-America at Arkansas AM&N, joined the Pittsburgh Steelers as a 10th-round draft choice and the 238th player selected in the 1969 NFL Draft. The 6-6, 245-pound Greenwood served as a fifth defensive lineman his first two seasons before becoming firmly entrenched as the Steelers' regular defensive left end in 1971. That year he led the team in sacks (8.5) and shared the NFL lead in fumble recoveries (5). For the next 11 seasons, Gre .....more»

LC's Career stats

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2011-02-03: Super Preview
 


 
Lance Alworth
In 11 pro seasons, he caught 542 passes for 10,266 yards, an 18.94-yard average and 85 touchdowns. During his nine seasons with the Chargers, the graceful receiver averaged more than 50 catches and 1,000 yards per season.

He was named All-AFL seven straight years from 1963 to 1969 and played in the league's last seven All-Star games. He caught at least one pass in every AFL game he played, including a then-record 96 straight regular-season games and 105 in a row, if you count two AFL ti .....more»


Read More About Lance at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2014-08-14: Hall of Fame Wide Recievers
 


 
Lariyah Daniels
Lariyah Daniels is a professional model and photo model, published in numerous magazines, newspapers, ads, calendars and posters. She is a great choice for fitness, semi-fashion, glamour, beauty, swimwear, casual, advertisement /editorial, hair and make up art. Lariyah is always open for new challenges and brings her A game to the table for any challenge. Lariyah works full time as a a product specialist, spokesperson, trade show hostess, brand ambassador, and a promotional model. Marketi .....more»

Lariyah's Website

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2011-08-18: Lovely Lariyah
 


 
Lariyah Daniels
Lariyah Daniels is a professional model and photo model, published in numerous magazines, newspapers, ads, calendars and posters. She is a great choice for fitness, semi-fashion, glamour, beauty, swimwear, casual, advertisement /editorial, hair and make up art. Lariyah is always open for new challenges and brings her A game to the table for any challenge. Lariyah works full time as a a product specialist, spokesperson, trade show hostess, brand ambassador, and a promotional model. Marketi .....more»

Lariyah's Website

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2012-06-07: Rockin' with Lariyah
 


 
Larry Csonka
Even from the beginning it seemed destined that football would become Larry Csonka's life. Born on December 25, 1946 in Stow, Ohio a husky 9 pound 13 ounce Christmas gift to his parents and a future generation of football fans. By age 16, he already stood 6'3" and weighed 237 pounds In 1968, Csonka was the Miami Dolphins' first round draft pick. Csonka and power running became synonymous in the NFL. He charged so tenaciously through defenses that his name became a household word and his nickname .....more»

Larry's Website

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2012-01-12: Ring My Bell
 


 
Larry Little
Lawrence Chatmon Little (born November 2, 1945) is a former offensive guard in college and professional American football in the National Football League. He played collegiately at Bethune-Cookman College, in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993. Little went unselected in 1967, however he signed as a free agent with the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1967 and 1968, and was traded to the AFL's Miami Dolphins for the 1969 season, when h .....more»

Larry's Website

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2013-05-23: Swimming with the Dolphins
 


 
Larry Wilson
Considered one of the greatest defensive backs in NFL history, Larry Wilson’s career with the Cardinals stretched from his 1960 rookie season through his retirement as a team vice president in 2003. Born in Rigby, Idaho, Wilson was a halfback and defensive back at the University of Utah and originally joined the Cardinals as a seventh round draft choice in 1960. After converting to the defensive backfield due to injuries, Wilson embarked upon a storied career that reached legendary stadium as a .....more»

Larry's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-06-27: Conversations with Cardinals Legends
 


 
Larry Allen
Allen was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Sonoma State. At 6 ft 3 in height and weighing 325 pounds, Allen is regarded as one of the physically strongest men to have ever played in the NFL, having recorded a bench press of 705 lb (320 kg) and a squat of 905 lb (411 kg). An 11-time Pro Bowl selection, Allen played 12 seasons with the Cowboys and earned a Super Bowl ring with the team after a 27–17 win over the Pittsburgh Steel .....more»

Larry at the pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-11-28: Miss October and More
 


 
LaVell Edwards
Edwards was BYU's head football coach from 1972 to 2000. His offensive scheme was passing-dominated. He started coaching in an era when college football offenses were dominated by strong running attacks. His quarterbacks threw over 11,000 passes for more than 100,000 yards and 635 touchdowns. He got the idea to switch to a pass oriented team by looking at BYU's past history. The BYU football program had been a dismal failure before Edwards with the notable exception of one conference championshi .....more»

Coach Edwards at the College Football Hall of Fame

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2011-11-17: Catching Up with the Runaway Bride
 


 
Lee Roy Jordan
n fourteen years as a Dallas Cowboy, Lee Roy Jordan competed in three Super Bowls, was named All-Pro twice and participated in the Pro Bowl four times. As a member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, the National College Hall of Fame, and the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame, Lee Roy was also inducted into the Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor in 1990. After a successful career in football, Lee Roy purchased "Redwood Lumber Company of Dallas", the largest exclusive dealer of redwood in the southwest that beg .....more»

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2014-08-28: Pigskin Talk and Miss September
 


 
Lefty Driesell
Charles Grice "Lefty" Driesell served as the head coach at the University of Maryland, Davidson College, James Madison University, and Georgia State University. During his 41-year coaching career, Driesell led teams from each school to the NCAA Tournament and earned a reputation as a tireless recruiter. He is the only coach to win 100 games at four different colleges. With 786 victories, Driesell is the fifth winningest coach in NCAA history. He is also credited with inventing Midnight Madness, .....more»



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2012-03-15: Lefty, Richie and Staci
 


 
Lem Barney
Although he was a three-time All-Southwestern Conference star who had intercepted 26 passes in three seasons at Jackson State, Lem Barney was a comparative unknown when he joined the National Football League as a second-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in 1967. It took only a few games, however, for the 6-0, 188-pound speedster to become widely respected as one of the premier comerbacks in pro football. Barney originally was tested as a wide receiver but his exceptional skills as a defende .....more»

Lem's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-03-07: Lariyah and Lem
 


 
Lennie Merullo
Merullo played shortstop for the Chicago Cubs for seven years in the major leagues in the 1940s. He appeared in three games during the 1945 World Series against two-time MVP Hal Newhouser, pitchers Virgil Trucks, Tommy Bridges, and slugger Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers, who defeated the Cubs in seven games in the Series—the last one the Cubs have played in as of 2013. With the death of Andy Pafko on October 8, 2013, Merullo is the only living man to have played for the Cubs in a World Ser .....more»

Lennie's Career Stats

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2014-06-19: Talking Baseball History
 


 
Lenny Wilkens
Lenny is a former NBA player and the leagues’ all-time winningest coach. He is one of only three players inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (1989) and coach (1998). Lenny is the only NBA representative listed among both the all-time top 50 players and top 10 coaches. A member of the Providence College Athletic Hall of Fame, he has been inducted into the Halls of Fame in New York, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington, as well as the African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame. As .....more»

The Lenny Wilkens Foundation

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2011-03-10: Sam, Lenny and Playboy Golf
 


 
Lenny Moore
Moore was both a great runner and receiver. He lined up both in the backfield as a halfback and split wide as a flanker, and was equally dangerous at both positions in the offense engineered by quarterback Johnny Unitas. Moore averaged at least 7.0 yards a carry in several seasons. He made 40 receptions for 687 yards and seven touchdowns in 1957, the first of five straight years in which he would have 40 or more catches. In 1958, he caught a career-high 50 passes for 938 yards and seven touchdow .....more»

Lenny's career stats

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2013-01-17: Sports Divas Inc
 


 
Lisa Sonnenberg
I was born in West Jordan, Utah (near Salt Lake City). I’m the youngest of four children. I have many interests and hobbies but health and fitness have always been a priority of mine. Although my passion is health and fitness, my faith, being a good mother to my four children (ages 7, 5, 4, and 1) and loving companion to my husband are my top priorities and where I find the most joy and fulfillment in my life. When I’m not at home with my family, I serve in a women’s group in my church which pr .....more»

Lisa's Website

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2012-04-05: Mrs. Illinois
 


 
Lisa Marie Varon
Lisa Marie is an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder and fitness competitor of Puerto Rican and Turkish descent.[citation needed] Varon is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment under the ringname Victoria and her current tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ringname Tara. She is currently one-half of the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions with partner Ms Tessmacher. Varon started competing in fitness competitions and won ESPN2's Fitness America Series in 199 .....more»

Lisa's Website

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2011-08-04: TNA Knockout Tara
 


 
Lisa Marie Varon
Lisa Marie Varon (née Sole; born February 10, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, former bodybuilder and fitness competitor. Varon is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment under the ringname Victoria where she is a former two-time WWE Women's Champion and her current tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ringname Tara. Varon started competing in fitness competitions and won ESPN2's Fitness America Series in 1997. In 1999, she placed second at a fitness eve .....more»

Lisa Marie on Twitter

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2013-03-14: What's Cooking with Lisa Marie Varon
 


 
Lou Henson
Lou Henson is the winningest coach in Illinois basketball history with 423 victories. During his 21 seasons (1975-1996) at the school, Henson led the Fighting Illini to 16 postseason appearances, including 12 NCAA Tournaments and a Final Four appearance in 1989. Henson is also the all-time winningest coach in New Mexico State history with 289 victories, and he coached the Aggies to a Final Four appearance in 1970. He is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the game to take two schools to th .....more»

Lou's Career Coaching Record

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2011-03-17: Memories of March
 


 
Lou Carnesecca
Basketball coach us, born in Manhattan (New York) on January 5, 1925. While your resume as a technician do not appear stunning titles, Lou Carnesecca (nicknamed Louie in the world of basketball) has always been recognized as one of the best coaches in American College basketball. It was never a Grand Strategist or a tactical innovator, but it was certainly the number one trainer to motivate his players and give them the required tenacity to achieve levels well above its true level.

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2015-03-26: Cey and Carnesecca
 


 
Louise Suggs
Born in Atlanta, Suggs had a very successful amateur career, beginning as a teenager. She won the Georgia State Amateur in 1940 at age 16 and again in 1942, was the Southern Amateur Champion in 1941 and 1947,and won the North and South Women's Amateur three times (1942, 1946, 1948).She won the 1946 and 1947 Women's Western Amateurand the 1946 and 1947 Women's Western Open, which was designated as a major championship when the LPGA was founded.She also won the 1946 Titleholders Championship which .....more»

Louise Suggs at the LPGA Tour official site

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2012-07-12: Baseball's Most Valuable Organist
 


 
Lynn Swann
Lynn Swann became an artist in the world of football. While in high school, he was an All-American in football; he was also California Long Jump Champion, and he was still dancing. Accepting a scholarship to the University of Southern California (USC), Swann played football on two Rose Bowl teams. He played for the National Champions in 1972, and was team captain and most valuable player (MVP) in 1973. He was selected as an All-American, and was drafted in the first round by the Pittsburgh Stee .....more»

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2011-09-15: Bills, Steelers and Bliss
 


 
Marion Ross
Born Marian Ross in Watertown, Minnesota, she lived in Waconia and then moved to Willmar and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota. At the age of 13, she changed the spelling of her name from "Marian" to "Marion" because she thought it would look better on a marquee. After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and worked as an au pair while studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts, and attending Southwest High School. A year later, her family .....more»

Marion's IMDB Page

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2012-01-19: Beautiful Weather and Happy Days
 


 
Mark Clayton
is a former American football wide receiver who played most of his career with the Miami Dolphins, entering the league in 1983 with the Dolphins and playing there until 1992. He finished out his career with the Green Bay Packers, playing a single season with them in 1993. He attended the University of Louisville. A favorite target of Dan Marino, he paired with Mark Duper to form the popular "Marks Brothers". He was a five time Pro Bowl player in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988 and 1991. Clayton finished .....more»

Mark on Facebook

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2014-12-04: Miss December and Mark Clayton
 


 
Marla Gibbs
Armed with an acid dry wit and full arsenal of sarcasm and sass, African-American character comedienne Marla Gibbs showed up on 70s TV with a bang in middle age (44). Landing the feisty maid role on the popular ground-breaking CBS comedy "The Jeffersons" (1975) eventually led to her very own sitcom "227" (1985) a decade later and international celebrity. A divorced mother with three children (Angela, Dorian, Joseph) at the time of her initial success, it was a job transfer from Detroit to Los An .....more»

Marla on IMDB

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2012-11-29: Movin' on Up with Kelly, Nick and Marla
 


 
Marv Levy
In 1986, when Marv Levy was chosen to direct the fortunes of the Buffalo Bills, he brought with him more than 30 years of coaching experience. A graduate of Coe College, Levy began his pro coaching career in 1969 as kicking teams coach for the Philadelphia Eagles before joining George Allen's staff as a special teams coach for the Los Angeles Rams in 1970. He followed Allen to Washington in 1971, where he served as the Redskins special teams coach for two seasons. Levy then served as the head co .....more»

Marv's Official Website

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2011-09-15: Bills, Steelers and Bliss
 


 
Marv Levy
Marv Levy was born in Chicago and developed a love for sports at a young age. After high school he served in the Army Air Corps from 1943-46. At Coe College he was a talented running back and sprinter and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate. He later earned a master’s degree at Harvard University in English history. After coaching at the college level for seven years, Levy began his professional coaching career as the kicking team’s coach for the Philadelphia Eagles and as the special teams’ coach for the .....more»

Marv's Website

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2013-08-22: Bob Griese and Marv Levy
 


 
Marvin Miller
Marvin Miller served as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1966 through 1983, transforming the association first into a bona fide labor union then gradually into one of the strongest collective bargaining units in the United States. Club owners had ruled baseball with an iron fist for nearly a century prior to Marvin Miller’s appointment as the MLBPA’s executive director. Players had no ability to choose their employer as they were tied to their original cl .....more»

Thanks Marvin

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2012-06-07: Rockin' with Lariyah
 


 
Mary Kay Valenti
I'm a self transformation success story. I lost almost 100 pounds and went on to compete as a figure body builder. I now want to give back and show by example what is possible when you believe in yourself. I have struggled all my life with my weight until, I changed my mind, body and spirit. I started a website that others can go to for support, information, inspiration and motivation. I'm working on a book and a program for others to use to begin their journey to health and wellness. I do motiv .....more»

Follow MK on Twitter

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2011-09-01: MK, Jim and Gary
 


 
Maury Wills
The memory of Maury Wills achieving his 104th stolen base for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1962 evokes images of an athlete extraordinaire. This outstanding achievement is only one in a long list of accomplishments that give insight into a man who is both an important athlete and a true sports personality. On September 23, 1962 Wills broke Ty Cobb's record of 97 stolen bases in one year. At the time, it was almost inconceivable that the century mark could be broken, but that's exactly what Wills .....more»

Maurywills.com

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2012-06-21: The Art of the Steal
 


 
Mel Daniels
A 6' 9" center, he played for the University of New Mexico Lobo men's basketball team from 1964–67. He was the ninth pick of the 1967 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft, selected by the Cincinnati Royals, and was also drafted by the Minnesota Muskies of the American Basketball Association (ABA). He chose to play in the fledgling ABA, and became one of its all-time greatest players. Daniels was the ABA Rookie of the Year for the 1967–68 season before being traded to the Indiana Pacers, t .....more»

Mel's Career Stats

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2012-05-03: Miss May
 


 
Mel Renfro
Mel was born on December 30, 1941 in Houston, Texas. After graduating high school in Portland, Oregon he attended the University of Oregon, where he excelled as a track star and as a two-way football player, an All-American halfback and defensive back. In his three seasons with the Ducks, Renfro rushed for 1,532 yards and scored 141 points. One of Renfro's best collegiate games took place against Rice University at Houston in 1962. Renfro shined on both offense and defense, leading the Ducks to .....more»

Mel's Website

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2013-09-12: Chatting with Pokey Chatman
 


 
Michele Sotak
Fitness and sports have always been an important part of my life. Although I enjoy most sports, my father played professional soccer so it's always been a major part of my family and favorite sport growing up. From 2008-2010, I was on the Chicago Fire Soccer promotional team. In 2009-2010, I played the starting Kicker and Wide Receiver for the Chicago Bliss football team in the first season of the Lingerie Football League. We won the Eastern Conference Championship title and it was one of the be .....more»

Score Fitness Personal Training

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2011-09-15: Bills, Steelers and Bliss
 


 
Mick Tingelhoff
Tingelhoff attended the University of Nebraska. He earned three letters during his football career there, but did not become a starter until his senior season in 1961. Mick was a co-captain of that 1961 team, which had its biggest offensive output in over five seasons. Tingelhoff participated in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama and in the All-American Bowl after the regular season was over.

fter graduating from Nebraska, Tingelhoff entered the 1962 NFL Draft but was not drafted and inst .....more»




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2014-08-28: Pigskin Talk and Miss September
 


 
Mike McCormick
Mike played for the New York Giants from 1956 to 1958, then the San Francisco Giants from 1958 to 1970. He played for the New York Yankees in 1970 and then the Kansas City Royals in 1971. In 1956 he became one of the most hyped rookies in history after posting a 49-4 American Legion record at age 17, including four no hitters and a 26 strikeout game. Though he struggled with his control for the first few years of his career, he later became one of the best pitchers in baseball. He led the league .....more»

Mike's Career Stats

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2011-07-21: Sarah, Mike and Verne
 


 
Mike Kenn
Michael Lee Kenn (born February 9, 1956) is a former American football player who was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft. A 6\'7\", 275-lb. offensive tackle from the University of Michigan, Kenn played his entire 17-year NFL career with the Falcons from 1978 to 1994. He is notable for having started every game in which he played (251). He holds the Falcons franchise record for games started and games played. After his retirement from football, h .....more»



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2011-11-10: Quality Time with JoJo McCarthy
 


 
Mike Haynes
Mike Haynes, a three-year All-WAC star at Arizona State, was the New England Patriots’ first selection in the 1976 NFL Draft. The 6-2, 192-pound Haynes was the fifth player and the first defensive back taken in that year’s draft. Haynes relied on his speed, quickness and range to become both a premier defensive back and an outstanding punt return specialist. He enjoyed a sensational rookie year with the Patriots with eight interceptions and an AFC-leading 608 yards on 45 punt returns. That year .....more»

Mike's Career Stats

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2012-09-27: Lisa and Mike
 


 
Mike Dikta
Mike Ditka, Pro Football Hall of Fame player and Super Bowl-winning coach, joined ESPN as an NFL analyst in 2004. With a combined 26 years of playing (12) and head coaching (14) experience, Ditka is a key weekly contributor to Monday Night Countdown, Monday Quarterback on ESPNEWS, The NFL Huddle on ESPN Radio and SportsCenter. Ditka also previously worked as both an analyst and commentator at CBS and NBC. Ditka has amassed a career few can match. He is only the second person to win the Super Bo .....more»

Mike's Official Website

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2013-06-20: Curley and Da Coach
 


 
Milo Hamilton
Milo began his baseball-broadcasting career in the Three I League in Davenport, Iowa in 1950. His big league on-air career has included stops with the St. Louis Browns (1953), St. Louis Cardinals (1954), Chicago Cubs (1956-57 and 1980-84), Chicago White Sox (1962-65), Atlanta Braves (1966-75), Pittsburgh Pirates (1976-79), and Houston Astros (1985-present).

Among his many highlights, Milo was behind the microphone for 11 no-hitters, Ernie Banks’s five grand slams in a season, Roger Mari .....more»


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2015-06-25: Holy Toledo!
 


 
Minnie Minoso
Minoso was the ninth black player in the major leagues, and first for the White Sox, arriving in 1951. He was the first publicly acknowledged Cuban ball player in Major League Baseball. His speed on the base pads earned him the nickname “the Cuban Comet.” Minoso spent 13 full seasons and part of four others in the major leagues spanning from 1949 to 1980. He was also a three time Gold Glove winner, despite the fact that the award didn’t exist until he was 35 years old. He was elected into the Ch .....more»

Minnie's Website

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2014-05-22: Minnie Minoso
 


 
Molly Sims
Molly Sims was born on May 25, 1973 in Murray, Kentucky to Jim and Dottie Sims. Following her graduation from high school Molly attended Vanderbilt University with hopes to pursue a law career. Two years into college she submitted a few photographs of herself to a modeling agency at the suggestion of her roommate. When Sims received a call from NEXT Models she dropped out of college to pursue modeling. Although Molly has appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and has a multi-year cont .....more»

Molly's Website

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2011-02-17: Jack Whitaker and Molly Sims
 


 
Monica Murphy-Vargas
Growing up in a small suburb of Cleveland as the middle daughter of three girls, I was exposed to professional sports in the same way most girls are, by watching games with my dad and picking up other pieces over time. I played softball, golfed, swam competitively, dabbled in basketball, but took the route of cheerleader in a high school of 500 students. I grew up going to Indians games at Municipal Stadium with my Dad, learned football from watching the Browns, being a cheerleader, and from .....more»

Sports Divas Inc

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2013-01-17: Sports Divas Inc
 


 
Monte Irvin
Like many great black athletes of his time, Monte Irvin played out most of his Hall of Fame career in the Negro Leagues. However, he played an instrumental role during his eight seasons with the New York Giants helping them win two pennants. Irvin started his professional baseball career in the Negro Leagues at the early age of 17. He quickly developed into a power-hitting, smooth fielding, base stealing triple threat. 1951 proved to be a year to remember for Monte leading the League in RBI and .....more»

Monte's Career Stats

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2011-08-18: Lovely Lariyah
 


 
Moose Skowron
Skowron was born in Chicago, Illinois, and is of Polish descent. His father was a garbage collector. After his grandfather gave the seven year old Skowron a haircut that looked like the dictator's and his friends jokingly called him "Mussolini", his family shortened the nickname to "Moose."[1] The name stuck throughout his career. "Moose" attended Weber High School on the intersection of Division and Ashland in Chicago. He went to Purdue University, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fra .....more»

Moose's Career Stats

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2011-06-23: Moose, Bobby and Vicki
 


 
Nadia Larysa
Nadia Larysa is an American glamour model from Illinois. Nadia played college volleyball and professional beach volleyball. She is wide receiver for the Chicago Bliss in the Lingerie Football league. She appeared in Playboy's Busty Babes series in October 2010, and appears again in the February 2011 issue. .....more»

Follow Nadia on Facebook

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2011-01-20: Football Talk with Paul, Jerry and Nadia
 


 
Nancy Faust
After earning a degree in psychology with a minor in education from North Park College, she chose to seek work playing at sporting events for a year before beginning a probable teaching career. She was hired to succeed Bob Creed as the White Sox organist for the 1970 season by public relations director Stu Holcomb, who had seen her perform at a banquet. Her original perch at Comiskey Park was an organ booth that was established in the center field bleachers in 1960 by Bill Veeck to encourage fan .....more»

Nancy's Website

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2012-07-12: Baseball's Most Valuable Organist
 


 
Nate Thurmond
A genial giant of a man, Nate Thurmond was one of the all-time great NBA centers, with a rugged, in-your-face style of play that frequently intimidated even Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain. The Hall of Famer played 14 professional seasons in the 1960s and 1970s, posting career averages of 15.0 points and 15.0 rebounds per game. Among the all-time NBA leaders in rebounding, Thurmond was selected to play in seven NBA All-Star Games and was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First or Second .....more»

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2012-02-09: Getting Pumped Up with Helena
 


 
Nick Buoniconti
As a tackle, Buoniconti was the captain of the 1961 Notre Dame football team, but was considered by NFL scouts as "too small" to play pro football. Drafted by the Boston Patriots in the 1962 American Football League college draft and switched to linebacker, Buoniconti made an immediate impact, as he was named the team's rookie of the year. The following year, he helped Boston capture the 1963 AFL Eastern Division title. With Boston, he appeared in five AFL All-Star Games, and recorded 24 interce .....more»

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

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2012-11-29: Movin' on Up with Kelly, Nick and Marla
 


 
Nicole Nicole Moneer Guerrero
With more than a decade of experience, Nicole Moneer Guerrero is a Top 5 nationally and Top 10 internationally ranked PRO fitness competitor and fitness model, as well as a skilled personal trainer and educator. As the 2009 Ms. Bikini Classic Universe Champion, her disciplined, results-oriented approach has garnered her industry accolades and it has inspired her clients to achieve their own personal fitness goals. Nicole is an NASM personal trainer and an AFAA group exercise instructor for LifeT .....more»

Nicole's Website

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2011-03-31: The Final Four and Fitness
 


 
Nicole Moneer Guerrero
With more than a decade of experience, Nicole Moneer Guerrero is a Top 5 nationally and Top 10 internationally ranked PRO fitness competitor and fitness model, as well as a skilled personal trainer and educator. As the 2009 Ms. Bikini Classic Universe Champion, her disciplined, results-oriented approach has garnered her industry accolades and it has inspired her clients to achieve their own personal fitness goals. Nicole is an NASM personal trainer and an AFAA group exercise instructor for Life .....more»

Nicole's Website

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2012-02-23: Nicole Moneer Guerrero and Friends
 


 
Nikki Leigh
Nikki Leigh is the Playboy Playmate for May 2012. The most cosmopolitan flower child you’ll ever meet, Nikki Leigh is always ready to grab her bags and hit the open road. “I’m a gypsy of sorts,” says our 23 year old Miss May. “Instead of staying copped up at home, I would rather be traveling and taking in everything a new place has to offer.” Being Miss May has taken Nikki Leigh’s breath away. “It’s always something I never expected but always wanted – to be a sex symbol with brains. More than a .....more»

Nikki's Page at Playboy.com

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2012-05-03: Miss May
 


 
Orlando Cepeda
Orlando "Peruchin - The Baby Bull" Cepeda, son of legendary Puerto Rican baseball star Pedro Perucho "The Bull" Cepeda, was only 20-years-old when he arrived to the Major Leagues in 1958. In his first Major League game, this Latino powerhouse homered to help beat Don Drysdale and the Dodgers. It was a picture perfect beginning to a spectacular career that includes nine .300 seasons and eight seasons of 25 or more homers. As a rookie in 1958, Cepeda belted 25 homers, led the National League wi .....more»

Orlando's Career Stats

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2011-05-12: Nadia, Bobby and Orlando
 


 
Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson (The Big O) – the National Association of Basketball Coaches' "Player of the Century" -- has made an indelible impression on both basketball and American society, on and off the court. He has distinguished himself not only as a superb athlete, some of whose achievements may never be duplicated, but as a humanitarian, a social activist, a businessman, a mentor and teacher, and a labor leader as well. At every level -- high school, college, the Olympics and the NBA -- The Big O se .....more»

Oscar's Website

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2012-03-08: The Big O
 


 
Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson is a retired guard who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks. During his 14-year career, he won an NBA title and a league MVP. He was also a 12-time All-Star and 11-time All-NBA selection. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 and is a member of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. Robertson was a three-time national scoring champ, All-American and player of th .....more»

More about Oscar

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2013-12-26: ENCORE SHOW: E and the Big O
 


 
Otis Wilson
After starting his college career at Syracuse University, Wilson transferred to the University of Louisville. Wilson was a three year letter winner, from 1977 to 1979. In 1979, Wilson was a team captain and was named first-team All-American by the Sporting News. Wilson ranks second all-time in Louisville football history with 484 career tackles, and ranks fifth with 32 tackles for loss. Wilson was selected in the first round of the 1980 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, and went on to a nine year .....more»

The Otis Wilson Charitable Association

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2011-12-22: Miss Illinois and the Mama's Boy
 


 
Pat Summerall
Pat Summerall was born on May 10, 1930 in Lake City, Florida and is a former American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, FOX, and ESPN. Summerall is best known for his work with John Madden on CBS and FOX's NFL telecasts, and in 1999 he was inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame. Visit his official website is www.PatSummerall.net Summerall spent ten years as a professional football player in the National Football League, primarily as a .....more»

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2012-02-09: Getting Pumped Up with Helena
 


 
Patricia Kara
A career in the entertainment industry requires strength, determination, knowledge, timing, and hard work. With the amount of competition and the level of skill necessary to separate and continually achieve success, Patricia Kara has spent the past 23 years rising to the challenge. Having starred as one of the beautiful spokes models on the primetime and daytime versions of NBC's Deal or No Deal, Patricia has been afforded the notoriety and popularity that comes with being on two hit televisio .....more»

Patrica's Website

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2011-12-08: Patricia and Jerry
 


 
Paul Warfield
Warfield graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in Warren, Ohio in 1960. He was a star running back and defensive back for the Panthers, joining the varsity as a sophomore in 1957. In 1958, Warfield ran for 810 yards and scored 15 touchdowns - a campaign highlighted by a 6-0 victory over the powerhouse Massillon Tigers. Warfield ran for 1158 yards in 1959 and hit the paydirt 13 times. Warfield also set a state mark in the long jump. He graduated from The Ohio State University where he shin .....more»

Paul's Career Stats

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2011-01-20: Football Talk with Paul, Jerry and Nadia
 


 
Paul Westhead
The sixth head coach in the history of the Oregon women’s basketball program, Westhead came to the UO after serving as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder for one year (2007-08). He headed to Oklahoma City less than two months after winning the WNBA championship in 2007. An innovative coach with a signature up-tempo style, Westhead translated that approach to the women’s game when he was hired by the Mercury on Oct. 11, 2005. It took him less than two seasons to build a championshi .....more»

Oregon Ducks Women's Basketball

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2011-06-02: Hoops Talk and The First Twins of NASCAR
 


 
Paul Krause
A two-way star at Iowa, he was the second-round draft pick of the Redskins in 1964. Although he intercepted 28 passes in his first four seasons, he was traded to the Minnesota Vikings for linebacker Marlin McKeever and a seventh-round draft choice in 1968. He went on to excel with the Vikings for 12 more seasons before retiring after the 1979 campaign. Krause had the kind of a blue-ribbon rookie season in 1964 that few ever achieve. He led the NFL in interceptions with 12 and was named to the A .....more»

Paul at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-01-24: The Purple and Gold
 


 
Paul Hornung
Hornung was a three-sport star in high school and earned a total of 12 varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. Highly recruited for football, Hornung was ready to join Bear Bryant at the University of Kentucky but made a late change to Notre Dame at the suggestion of his mother and his best friend Sherrill Sipes. Few individuals can claim sustained success throughout their high school, college and professional careers at as many different positions on the football field as Paul H .....more»

More About Paul

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2013-05-16: Packers Legends
 


 
Paul Warfield
Paul Warfield is a former professional American football wide receiver from Warren Ohio known for his grace on the field in the 1960s and 1970s. He started his career at Ohio State University, moving to the Cleveland Browns as a wide receiver in 1964, helping lead them to four league championship games. In 1970 he played with the Miami Dolphins and went to three Super Bowl Games with the team.He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. In 1999, he was ranked number 60 on The Spor .....more»

Paul at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-08-01: Paul and the Playmate
 


 
Payal Patel
Payal is the executive director of media and public relations for the Chicago Soul FC, the new Major Indoor Soccer League team that has its home debut Dec. 7 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. A Marquette grad, Payal worked in radio and television in Milwaukee. Payal also is founder and president of Future All-Stars, a youth-based non-profit organization launched in 2008. The organization was developed to help connect at-risk youth to professional and collegiate athletes through an athletic .....more»

Chicago Soul Website

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2012-12-06: By the Numbers
 


 
Phil Niekro
Phil nicknamed "Knucksie" because of his usage of and skill with the knuckleball, is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997. Niekro's 318 career victories are the most by a knuckleball pitcher, and he currently ranks 16th on the overall all-time wins list.[1] He also won the National League (NL) Gold Glove Award five times.

Phil and his brother Joe Niekro amassed 539 wins between them, the most combined wins by brothers in ba .....more»


Phil's Career Stats

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2014-04-17: A Pair of Aces
 


 
Pilar Lastra
Pilar Lastra may be best known for her suitcase-carrying skills on the popular NBC game show Deal or No Deal, but she is also the star of Playboy’s hit web series Hot Laps. She has appeared on numerous television shows and specials. She is a popular host on Sirius Satellite Radio, where she currently offers expert advice to other team leaders on her Fantasy Fantasy Football show. She is also the former host of The Playmate Hour on Sirius. .....more»

Pilar's Facebook Fan Page

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2011-10-20: Playmate Pilar Lastra
 


 
Pokey Chatman
Chatman comes to the Sky from three years of coaching professional women’s basketball in Russia and 15 years on the coaching staff at LSU, her alma mater. She served two seasons as an assistant coach of Russian Spartak Moscow Region before being promoted to head coach in 2010. That year, Chatman led the team to a perfect 16-0 record in the Euroleague, the most competitive European basketball league, and also claimed the esteemed 2010 Euroleague Championship. Chatman also coached the Slovakian .....more»

Pokey on Twitter

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2013-09-12: Chatting with Pokey Chatman
 


 
Ralph Kiner
In a relatively brief 10-year career, which was shortened by a back ailment, Ralph Kiner hit 369 home runs, winning or sharing the National League home-run title in each of his first seven seasons in Pittsburgh. He topped 50 twice, with 51 in 1947 and 54 in '49. His ratio of 7.1 home runs per 100 at-bats trails only Mark McGwire, Babe Ruth and Barry Bonds among retired players. Kiner averaged better than 100 RBIs a season as he led the National League in slugging percentage three times. In 1961 .....more»

Ralph's Career Stats

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2011-05-05: Baseball and Yoga
 


 
Ralph Terry
Ralph Willard Terry (born on January 9, 1936 in Big Cabin, Oklahoma) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1956–57, 1959–64), Kansas City Athletics (1957–59, 1966), Cleveland Indians (1965) and New York Mets (1966–67). Terry is best remembered for giving up the home run to Bill Mazeroski that won the Pittsburgh Pirates the 1960 World Series. In his 12 seasons as a player, Terry posted a career record of 107-99, with 1000 strikeouts, a 3.27 .....more»

Ralph's Career Stats

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2011-07-07: The Tri Life and The High Life
 


 
Ralph Branca
Ralph Branca was born on Wednesday, January 6, 1926, in Mount Vernon, New York. Ralph received an academic scholarship to New York University, Ralph was the starting center for The N.Y.U.Violets Basketball, winning The Metropolitan College Championship in 1943 and the starting pitcher on The N.Y.U. Baseball team. The N.Y.U. Violets had twelve players make it into The Major Leagues. 1943 Branch Rickey, Jr. The President and General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Invited Ralph Branca and his bro .....more»

Ralph's Website

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2013-04-11: Brooklyn's Ralph Branca
 


 
Randall McDaniel
Randall McDaniel was selected as a first round draft pick for the Minnesota Vikings in 1988, earning All-Rookie honors. He started 202 consecutive games and 13 straight playoff games for Vikings. McDaniel was named All-Pro nine consecutive times (1990-98) and seelected to play in a record 12 consecutive AFC-NFC Pro Bowls (1990-2001). He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2009. .....more»

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2013-02-28: Miss March
 


 
Randy White
Randy White, a 6-4, 257-pound All-America defensive end at the University of Maryland in 1974, was the Dallas Cowboys' first pick and the second player selected in the 1975 National Football League Draft. For the first two seasons he was tested at the middle linebacker position but he didn't develop into a super-star until his third season, when he became the starting right defensive tackle on a permanent basis. For the remainder of his 14- season, 209-game NFL career, White was an outstanding .....more»

Randy's Career Stats

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2012-09-06: Alana, Randy and Dwight
 


 
Randy Cross
A 13-year NFL veteran and three-time All-Pro (1981, 1983, 1984) and Pro Bowler (1981, 1982, 1984), Cross was a center and guard for the San Francisco 49ers and helped lead the team to three Super Bowl championships (1982, 1985, 1989). He was the 49ers' Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1986, 1987 and 1988 and was voted the 49ers' Man of the Year in 1985 for his work in the community.

A two-time All-America at UCLA, he played on the 1976 Rose Bowl Champion Bruins team. He was the 49ers' sec .....more»




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2015-05-21: Joey Amalfitano and Randy Cross
 


 
Ray Guy
From his extraordinary high school accomplishments to the NFL’s All-Time Team, Ray Guy’s unparalleled career has provided him an unlimited resource of experiences that will encourage and inspire. At every level of competition, Ray developed his God-given ability through his work ethic, passion for the game and devotion to his team. Beginning in a small town in southeastern Georgia, Ray did more than pave a career — he pioneered one. Drafted right out of high school to play professional basebal .....more»

Ray's Website

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2014-03-20: Kickin' it with Ray Guy
 


 
Rayfield Wright
Rayfield was a standout basketball player at Fort Valley State College and was eventually drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1967 NFL Draft as a tight end. During his first three years with Dallas, the six-foot-six, 255-pound "Big Cat" was used as a tight end, defensive lineman, and offensive tackle. In 1969, Wright got his first chance as a starter after Ralph Neely was sidelined by injury. The man he would face all afternoon was the Los Angeles Rams future Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon .....more»

Rayfield's Website

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2011-01-27: Two Hall of Famers and a PMOY Hopeful
 


 
Rayfield Wright
Wirght was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in round seven of the 1967 NFL Draft as a tight end. During his first three years with Dallas, the six-foot-seven, 225-pound "Big Cat" was used as a tight end, defensive lineman, and offensive tackle. In 1969, Wright got his first chance as a starter after Ralph Neely was sidelined by injury. The man he would face all afternoon was the Los Angeles Rams future Hall of Fame defensive end David Deacon Jones, who was in his prime. Wright's performance was so .....more»

Rayfield's Website

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2013-10-03: Rayfield Wright
 


 
Raymond Berry
ard work finally made Berry a star, but not until his third season of professional football. As an end at Southern Methodist University, he caught only 33 passes and scored 1 touchdown in 3 seasons. When he joined the Baltimore Colts in 1955, he was given little chance to make the team. However, coach "Weeb" Ewbank was impressed with Berry's practice habits and his good hands and kept him as a part-time player. In 1957, Berry became a starting end and led the NFL in reception yardage with 800 on .....more»

Raymond's Website

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2013-05-02: Playboy's Miss May 2013
 


 
Richard Dent
An eighth-round draft pick out of Tennessee State, rookie defensive end Richard Dent immediately exceeded the Chicago Bears' expectations. Dent played in every game as a rookie in 1983 and even started in three. The following year, he became a permanent starter at right end. That year he recorded a team record 17.5 sacks which was also the most of any defender in the NFC. Making his accomplishment even more significant is the fact that he was a starter in only the final 10 games of the season. A .....more»

Make a Dent Foundation

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2013-07-11: Bears Legend Richard Dent
 


 
Richie Guerin
The 6'4" Guerin played with the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks from 1956 to 1963 and was a player-coach of the St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks franchise where he spent nine years. He served in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1947 to 1954. While a reservist, Guerin attended Iona College from 1950 to 1954 where he scored 1,375 points in 67 games. After graduation, Guerin served on active duty at Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia for two years. The Knicks drafted Guerin with the 8th .....more»



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2012-03-15: Lefty, Richie and Staci
 


 
Rick Barry
If you were choosing a pickup basketball team, Rick Barry would be one of your first choices. There have been few players in basketball history that played with more passion and competitive zeal than Rick Barry. Conversely, if Barry played for the opposing team, one dreaded the assignment of having to cover him. On the court, Barry had only one speed-turbo. He was an aggressive force who would use any means necessary to score and win. In many cases, scoring and winning meant slashing drives to t .....more»

Rick's Full Bio

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2011-03-03: Hoops Heavy with a Little Golf
 


 
Rickey Jackson
Jackson was known as "the other end" at the University of Pittsburgh due to Hugh Green's presence on the team. Although overshadowed by Green, as a junior in 1979 Jackson was a second-team All-East selection and named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press and The Sporting News. As a senior in 1980, he was a second-team All-America selection and a first-team All-Big East selection. Pitt's defense was ranked number one nationally in 1980.Drafted in the second round of the 1981 .....more»

Rickey's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2013-12-19: aka Gwendolyn Pierce
 


 
Ricky Watters
Born Richard James Watters or Ricky "Running" Watters, a nickname given to him by ESPN's Chris Berman, because of his unique high-stepping running style, was born April 7, 1969 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Football became a passion at an early age. Ricky starred on the Pee Wee, Pony, and Midget (Varsity)levels for the Harrisburg Packers and O.L.B.S (Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament) the catholic grade school he attended from first to eighth grade. He went on to show coaches and scouts that he w .....more»

Ricky on Twitter

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2014-10-16: Ricky Watters
 


 
Robert Kurson
obert Kurson grew up in the Chicago suburbs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. He practiced real estate law, but quit to pursue a writing career. To make ends meet, he worked full time as a drapery and window blinds installer, then as a Wal-Mart options trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He was hired by the Chicago Sun-Times as a data entry clerk, a position which led to a full-time features writing .....more»

Robert's Website

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2012-04-19: Lingerie and Stooges
 


 
Rocky Colavito
occo Domenico "Rocky" Colavito, Jr. (born August 10, 1933) in New York City is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball best known for his years with the Cleveland Indians. He usually wore the #7 or #21 jersey throughout his MLB career. Colavito was the fifth player in American League history to have eleven consecutive 20-home run seasons (1956-66), exceeding 40 home runs three times and 100 runs batted in six times during that span; he also led the AL in home runs, RBI and slugging aver .....more»

Rocky's Career Stats

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2012-07-12: Baseball's Most Valuable Organist
 


 
Roger Craig
Roger was born July 10, 1960 in Davenport, Iowa. He was drafted in the second round of the 1983 NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers after attending the University of Nebraska. where he once held the record for longest run from scrimmage (94 yards, set during a 1981 game against Florida State University). In his rookie year, he scored a combined 12 touchdowns rushing and receiving, as the 49ers reached the NFC Championship game that year. Craig became well known in his rookie year for his disti .....more»

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2012-01-26: Quality Time with The Hooters Girls
 


 
Roger Wehrli
Born in King City Missouri, Wehrli came from a small high school of just 75 boys, barely enough to fill out a football squad, and received just one from a large school to play football—from the University of Missouri. And it was only with the stipulation that he play baseball as well as football. Wehrli became a starter in the defensive backfield his sophomore season at Mizzou, went on to earn all-America notice as a senior with 10 interceptions, and was among the top punt returners in the nati .....more»

Roger's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-06-27: Conversations with Cardinals Legends
 


 
Roger Brown
rown was drafted in the 4th round, 42nd overall, in the 1960 NFL Draft out of Maryland Eastern Shore by the Detroit Lions. Played in the College All-star game in Chicago vs the Baltimore Colts. Played with the original fearsome foursome, with Alex Karras, Sam Williams and Darris McCord, He was named the 1962 Outstanding Defensive Lineman in the league, and sacked both Bart Starr and Johnny Unitas for safeties. Tying an individual NFL record for safeties scored in a single season; first set in 19 .....more»



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2015-02-05: Baines and Brown
 


 
Roger Craig
During a 12-year playing career, Craig won 10 or more games in 1956, 1957, and 1962. A master at the split-finger fastball, Craig started his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and closed out his career with the Philadelphia Phillies. Craig was the starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game One of the 1959 World Series, a series in which he also started Game Four. Craig was also the starting pitcher for one game apiece in the 1955 and 1956 World Series with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and he .....more»

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2015-04-02: Roger Craig
 


 
Roland Hemond
Roland is a longtime executive in Major League Baseball who in 2007 returned to the Arizona Diamondbacks as Special Assistant to the President, Derrick Hall. His previous positions include: Scouting Director of the California Angels (1961-1970), General Manager of the Chicago White Sox (1970-85), Baltimore Orioles (1988-95), Senior Executive Vice President of the Arizona Diamondbacks (1996-2000), and Executive Advisor to the General Manager of the White Sox (2001-2007). Hemond is a three-time wi .....more»



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2011-08-25: The NPF Champions
 


 
Roland Lazenby
Lazenby has written more than five dozen nonfiction books, mainly about basketball and American football. These include Fifty Years of the Final Four: Golden Moments of the NCAA Basketball Tournament (1987), The Lakers: A Basketball Journey (1993), Bull Run! The Story of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls (1996), Blood on the Horns: The Long Strange Ride of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls (1998), Mad Game, The NBA Education of Kobe Bryant (2000), Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey (2001), John .....more»

Roland on Twitter

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2014-11-27: Author Roland Lazenby
 


 
Rollie Fingers
During his 18-year baseball career, he pitched for the Oakland Athletics (1968–76), San Diego Padres (1977–80) and Milwaukee Brewers (1981–85). In 1992, he became only the second reliever to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Fingers is also one of only a few MLB players to have his number retired by more than one club (Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers). During his career, Fingers was known just as much for his neatly groomed handlebar mustache as he was for his hard biting .....more»

Rollie's Website

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2014-04-17: A Pair of Aces
 


 
Roman Gabriel
Roman Gabriel, the great starting quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams during the late 1960s and early '70s, first achieved sports stardom at North Carolina State, where he was a two-time All-American at quarterback and an academic All-American. Such was his athletic prowess, setting virtually every NC State passing record, that on Jan. 20, 1962, Gabriel's jersey was officially retired and presented to him by North Carolina governor Terry Sanford. He was inducted into the College Football Hall o .....more»

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2014-08-21: Roman Gabriel
 


 
Ron Yary
Yary was the first overall pick of the 1968 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, who had traded Fran Tarkenton to the New York Giants for that selection, becoming the first offensive lineman ever to be selected first overall. He played from 1968 to 1981 with the Minnesota Vikings, and 1982 with the Los Angeles Rams. During Yary's tenure with the Vikings, the team won 11 division titles. During that period, Minnesota won the 1969 NFL championship and NFC titles in 1973, 1974 and 1976, and played i .....more»

Ron's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-10-17: On the Line with Bob and Ron
 


 
Ron Mix
A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he was an All American in 1959, Mix was an original Los Angeles Charger in 1960. Mix was also a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity. He was elected the National Jewish College Athlete of the Year.Because he had a Juris Doctor in Law degree, Mix was nicknamed "The Intellectual Assassin" for his physical play. Mix was called for a mere two holding penalties in ten years. Mix, who was listed at 6' 5" and 270 pounds, was an early proponent o .....more»

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2014-02-20: Bobby Leonard and Ron Mix
 


 
Ron Cey
Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, Cey was a multi-sport athlete at Mount Tahoma High School, its first to earn nine varsity letters. Following graduation in 1966, he attended Washington State University in Pullman and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Cey played two years of college baseball for the Cougars, on the freshman team in 1967, and a year on the varsity under head coach Brayton in 1968. He was selected in the second phase of the 1968 MLB Draft in June.

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2015-03-26: Cey and Carnesecca
 


 
Ronnie Lott
In his first NFL season, Lott led a young secondary that helped the 49ers to win Super Bowl XVI. He became the second rookie in NFL history to return three interceptions for touchdowns. His outstanding play resulted in his finishing second for Rookie of the Year honors.

Known for his hard-hitting style, Lott was used at both left and right cornerback positions and as a free and strong safety during his 14-year career. The versatile defensive back earned 10 Pro Bowl invitations at three .....more»


Ronnie on Twitter

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2014-11-13: Dan Reeves and Ronnie Lott
 


 
Rosey Grier
Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (born July 14, 1932) is an American actor, singer, Christian minister, and former professional American football player. He was a notable college football player for The Pennsylvania State University who earned a retrospective place in the National Collegiate Athletic Association 100th anniversary list of 100 most influential student athletes. As a professional player, Grier was a member of the New York Giants, and the original Fearsome Foursome of the Los Angeles Rams an .....more»

Rosey's Career stats

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2013-01-31: A Conversation with Rosey Grier
 


 
Roxanna June
Miss October currently lives in Los Angeles and her busy career keeps her constantly on the go. She says work is her hobby. Before moving to LA, the self-described hipster with a vintage twist studied theater and graduated from an arts program near Toronto. However, acting is not her long-term goal. But for now, Roxanna plans to continue modeling.

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Roxanna on Facebook

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2014-10-02: Miss October and Wilber Marshall
 


 
Roy Face
When Roy Face signed as an amateur free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies before the 1949 season he probably did not think he would still be pitching 22 years later. The Phillies assigned the right-hander to the Bradford Blue Wings of the class D PONY League and he wasted no time making himself known when he won 14 and lost 2 with a 3.32 ERA his first year out. They kept him there in 1950 and he turned it up a notch to 18-5 for a .783 pct. and a 2.58 ERA. Both his percentage and ERA would lea .....more»

Roy's Career Stats

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2011-08-12: aka Cindy Morgan
 


 
Roy Leonard
Midwesterners know the name, Roy Leonard, well. For more than 30 years he dominated the airwaves on Saturday mornings with ratings on WGN that were higher than the next four stations combined. His weekday shows were also top rated as he interviewed celebrities, authors, politicians, musicians and sports figures, who made a stop at the WGN studios a must. Starting in 1985 he became host of WGN-TV’s “Family Classics” after the sudden passing of Frazier Thomas. He hosted many WGN-TV Specials and wa .....more»

Roy's Website and Blog

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2012-05-17: A Broadcasting Legend
 


 
Roy Seivers
From 1949 through 1965, Sievers played for the St. Louis Browns (1949–53), the original Washington Senators (1954–59), Chicago White Sox (1960–61), Philadelphia Phillies (1962–64), and finally the new Senators (1964–65). He batted and threw right-handed. Signed by the St. Louis Browns as a free agent in 1947, Sievers debuted in the major leagues on April 21, 1949. ievers won the American League Rookie of the Year and TSN Rookie of the Year awards in 1949, batting .306 with 16 home runs and 75 R .....more»

Roy's Career Stats

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2012-06-28: Fore!
 


 
Ruth Riley
Ruth Riley plays forward/center for the Chicago Sky of the WNBA. She helped Notre Dame win the 2001 NCAA women's championship and was on the WNBA Detroit Shock teams that won WNBA titles in 2003 and 2006. As a member of the Shock, she survived having former Detroit Pistons standout Bill Laimbeer as coach. Ruth is a recent inductee to the Academic Hall of Fame and recipient of a WNBA community service award. She is involved with the "Nothing But Nets" program designed to eliminate malaria in Afri .....more»

Ruth's Official Website

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2012-07-26: Ruth and Tommy
 


 
Sam Huff
Sam player linebacker played for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. He was an All-American guard at West Virginia University. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982. He is an NFL legend, remembered best for his ability to stop even the best running backs, and to stop them violently. His best known feuds were with running backs Jim Taylor, and Jim Brown. Sam started his career with the Giants, in 1956, after being drafted in the third round. When coach Jim Lee H .....more»

Sam's Hall of Fame Page

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2011-01-11: The Lovely Ashley Lobo
 


 
Sam McDowell
Samuel Edward Thomas "Sam" McDowell (born September 21, 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball, playing his first 11 seasons for the Cleveland Indians before a 1971 trade to the San Francisco Giants and subsequent stints with the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates. Tall (6 feet, 5 inches) and powerful, his left-handed fastball was delivered with an unusually calm pitching motion which led to his memorable nickname: "Sudden Sam." His strikeout prowess .....more»

Sam's Career Stats

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2011-06-30: Baseball and Softball Stars
 


 
Sam Huff
A tackle at the University of West Virginia, Huff was moved to middle linebacker when he joined the NFL\'s New York Giants in 1956 and within a short time he was one of the best-known players in football, the subject of a 1960 CBS television special, \"The Violent World of Sam Huff.\" Sam Huff At 6-foot-1 and 230 pounds, Huff had speed enough to be good on pass defense and the strength to stop the run. His duels with running backs Jimmy Brown of the Cleveland Browns and Jimmy Taylor of the Green .....more»

Sam at the Pro FootballHall of Fame

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2013-07-18: Sky High with Courtney
 


 
Sam Jones
Jones was born on June 24, 1933 in Wilmington, NC. He played basketball in high school at Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina. He starred for four seasons at North Carolina Central University. He posted his best stats as a sophomore and senior, averaging 18.9 points and 10.3 rebounds and 18.6 and 10.7, respectively. He finished with 1,770 points and was a three-time all-conference selection. His college career was spread over six seasons because of his military commitment. ones was drafted wi .....more»

Sam's Career Stats

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2014-01-16: Mr. Clutch
 


 
Sarah Haskins
Sarah competed in her first triathlon in St. Louis, MO in June of 2003 upon college graduation and became a professional triathlete less than a year later in May, 2004. While in college, Sarah competed in cross-country and track at the University of Tulsa. She has a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Mathematics. Sarah grew up in St. Louis, MO and began swimming at a very young age. She swam on the Parkway Swim Club for nine years and ran cross country and track in high school. Sarah .....more»

Sarah's Website

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2011-07-21: Sarah, Mike and Verne
 


 
Scott Drew
SCOTT DREW ’94 M.A.L.S. received his master’s degree in liberal studies from Valparaiso University after completing his undergraduate work at Butler University. After graduating, Drew served Valpo as assistant and then associate men’s basketball coach for a decade, during which time he helped lead the team to nine straight Mid-Continent Conference championships, as well as an appearance in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Court Vision named Drew the 1998-’99 National Recruiter of the Year and, in 2001, D .....more»

Baylor Bears Basketball

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2011-12-01: Meet Aubrie
 


 
Shanice Jordyn
Phoenix resident and Arizona State University student Shanice Jordyn, 22, is Playboy’s April 2014 Playmate of the Month. Shanice first appeared in Playboy’s October 2013 college issue, representing ASU in the magazine’s “Girls of the Pac 12” pictorial. She is a junior at ASU, taking online classes for general studies, and currently works as a dental hygienist with hopes of attending dental school upon graduation. The athletic beauty is a 2010 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, where she w .....more»

Shanice on Twitter

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2014-04-03: Walter and Shanice
 


 
Shannon Ihrke
First and foremost, I'd like to thank you all for making me your 2013 Loop Rock Girl! It's a great honor to represent Chicago's number one classic rock station and I'm more than ready to make sure we have a rockin' year together! I consider myself an All-American girl. Originally from a small town in northern Minnesota, I moved out of the state when I was 19 years old after attending college for two years at Saint Cloud State University and majoring in marketing to join the Marine Corps. While .....more»

Shannon at 97.9 The Loop

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2012-12-20: Shannon The Loop Rock Girl
 


 
Sonny Jurgensen
Christian Adolph Jurgensen, better known as Sonny, was born on August 23, 1934. He grew up outside of Wilmington, North Carolina, where he attended New Hanover High School. At the age of 23, he graduated from Duke University, where he was quarterback on the football team. Sonny led the Duke Blue Devils to two ACC championships as well as the 1954 Orange Bowl championship. He made such an impression on Duke University that they dubbed September 1st as “Sonny Jurgensen Day.” His graduation from D .....more»

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2013-01-10: Sonny and Strikes
 


 
Spencer Haywood
Despite a productive NBA and ABA career, Spencer Haywood will always be remembered as the man who opened the door for underclassmen college basketball players to leave college early to play in the pros, thereby creating the "Spencer Haywood rule." Haywood attended the University of Detroit on a basketball scholarship and helped the United States Olympic team to a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Games. In 1968, after two seasons in college, Haywood decided to try to enter the NBA draft, citing fami .....more»

Spencer on Twitter

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2015-06-04: Playmate of the Year Dani Mathers
 


 
Staci Boyer
Staci Lynn Boyer is an award-winning master trainer with a master of fitness sciences certified through the ISSA and ACE. She is also an author, fitness educator, motivational speaker, wife, and mother. Her experiences span from 12 years as a Navy Hospital corpsman to 20 years in the fitness industry as a personal trainer, media representative, group exercise instructor, and general manager for Bally Total Fitness. Now owning her own business, Motiv8n.

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2012-03-15: Lefty, Richie and Staci
 


 
Stephanie Branton
Canadian Playmate Stephanie Branton is Playboy’s Miss September 2014. The blonde beauty grew up on the scenic island of Newfoundland, following in the footsteps of fellow Newfie Playmates Shannon Tweed and Danielle House. The lack of opportunities for a modeling career in her hometown pushed Branton to make the move to Toronto, where she began quite a career for herself. She modeled for print, shot commercials and appeared in music videos. The future Playmate got her break when she landed a gig .....more»

Stephanie on Instagram

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2014-08-28: Pigskin Talk and Miss September
 


 
Steve Largent
Although his fourteen seasons with the Seattle Seahawks did not result in any National Football League (NFL) championships, Steve Largent retired as the holder of NFL records in receptions, yards, and touchdowns. Often underestimated by his opponents, who thought that Largent was too small and slow to be an offensive threat, the wide receiver eventually gained recognition as a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. After retiring as a professional athlete in 1989, Largent returned to his native Okl .....more»

Steve's Page at the NFL Hall of Fame

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2012-12-20: Shannon The Loop Rock Girl
 


 
Steve Garvey
Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948), nicknamed "Mr. Clean" because of the squeaky clean image he held throughout his career in baseball, is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman and current Southern California businessman. Garvey was the 1974 NL MVP, ten-time All-Star, and holds the National League record for consecutive games played (1,207). .....more»

Steve on Twitter

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2014-07-31: Mr. Clean and the Bull
 


 
Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders pursues excellence in all facets of her life, be it in the swimming pool, in car pool, or in front of the camera. At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Sanders emerged as the most decorated U.S. swimmer, winning four medals – two gold, a silver, and a bronze. Following retirement from swimming, Sanders pursued a career in television. From 1997 to 2005, Sanders appeared on a plethora of programs as correspondent, co-host, and host. Highlights include eight years co-hosting NBA I .....more»

Summer's Website

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2012-10-11: Summer in Fall
 


 
Tammy Williams
Williams attended Northwestern University, majoring in human development and psychological services with a minor in business institutions. She started every game at shortstop during her four-year career with the Wildcats. Following the 2006 season, She was named first-team All-Big Ten and Big Ten Freshman of the Year, and was named to Women's College World Series All-Tournament team.She won back-to-back Big Ten Player of the Year awards following the 2008and 2009 seasons, and was named a finalis .....more»

Chicago Bandits Website

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2011-08-25: The NPF Champions
 


 
Taryne Mowatt
Position: P
Date of Birth: 09/12/1986
Height: 5' 6"
Pro Experience: Washington Glory (2008) Akron Racers (2009)
College Experience: University of Arizona
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Arizona

Biography:
2011 (CHI): Traded to the Bandits from Akron Racers in exchange for Kristina Thorson on November 3, 2010.

2010 (AKR): Signed with the Akron Racers as a free age .....more»


Taryne's Website

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2011-06-16: Broadcasters and Bandits
 


 
Tim McCarver
Scouted at age fifteen by Yankee Hall of Fame catcher Bill Dickey, who, at the time, was working for the St. Louis Cardinals, Memphis-reared Tim McCarver was a standout on both the gridiron and baseball diamond. After signing with the Cardinals in his senior year of high school, McCarver debuted with the Major League team as a seventeen year old in 1959, commencing a twenty-one year Major League career that would span four decades.

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2014-09-11: Tim McCarver
 


 
Tim Brown
Tim Brown is one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play in the National Football League. As Notre Dame's Heisman Trophy winner in 1987, the first wide receiver to ever win the award, Tim was selected sixth overall by the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1988 NFL Draft. He would go on to play sixteen seasons for the Raiders, earning nine Pro Bowl selections and setting numerous team and league records. Since the end of his playing career, Tim has gone on to serve as a television analyst for Fox Sp .....more»

Tim on Twitter

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2015-03-05: Miss March and the Class of 2015
 


 
Tim Raines
Tim "Rock" Raines played as a left fielder in Major League Baseball for six teams from 1979 to 2002 and was best known for his 13 seasons with the Montreal Expos. He is regarded as one of the best leadoff hitters and baserunners in baseball history. In 2013, Raines began working in the Toronto Blue Jays organization as a roving outfield and baserunning instructor.

Raines is the 1986 NL batting champion, a seven-time All-Star, and four-time stolen base champion. He also has the most stolen .....more»


Tim Raines on Twitter

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2015-07-16: Tim Raines and Cliff Branch
 


 
Tom Sanders
Thomas Ernest "Satch" Sanders (born November 8, 1938, in New York City, New York) is a retired American college and professional basketball player and coach. He was a 6'6" and 210 lb forward. On April 4, 2011, it was announced that Sanders was elected to the 2011 class to enter the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. After playing at New York University as a stand out collegian he spent all of his 13 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Boston Celtics, being part of eight ch .....more»

Satch's Career Stats

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2011-04-14: Dave Cowens and Satch Sanders
 


 
Tom Flores
Flores played quarterback for two seasons at Fresno City College beginning in 1955. He was active off the field as well serving on the Student Council as well as President of the Associated Men's Students. He received an academic scholarship to study at the College (now University) of the Pacific. Flores graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1958, but was unable to find a job in professional football. He was cut by the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL in 1958, and then by the Washington R .....more»

Tom's Career Stats

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2012-02-02: Oilers and Raiders
 


 
Tom Heinsohn
As a center at Holy Cross in Massachusetts, Heinsohn was noted for his low, line drive hook shots that somehow went into the basket most of the time. He was an All-American in his senior year, 1955-56, when he scored 740 points, an average of 27.4 a game. In his three-year college career Heinsohn scored 1,789 points and averaged 22.1 a game. He joined the Boston Celtics for the 1956-57 season and was moved to forward. At that position, he developed a low, line drive jump shot that also went into .....more»

Tommy at NBA.com

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2012-04-12: St. Pauli Girls and Golf
 


 
Tom Mack
Mack was the number 1 pick of the Rams in the 1966 NFL Draft, second overall, from the University of Michigan, one of only two rookies not cut in George Allen’s tough veteran-dominated squad. During his rookie campaign when starter Don Chuy was injured during the 5th game of the season, Mack moved into the lineup. He was back as the starter for 3 games after that, lost out to Ted Karras briefly, only to reclaim the position and start for the next 12 years. Mack never missed a game through injury .....more»

Tom's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2014-01-23: Tom and Dave
 


 
Tom Osborne
Thomas William "Tom" Osborne (born February 23, 1937) is an American football coach and politician from Nebraska. He was the head coach of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team for 25 years from (1973 to 1997), succeeding Bob Devaney. Osborne was one of the most successful coaches in American college football history, with a career record of 255–49–3, 13 conference championships, and three national championships. Osborne was later elected U.S. Representative from Nebraska's 3rd c .....more»

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2014-09-25: Osborne and Dickey
 


 
Tommy McDonald
McDonald attended Roy High School in Roy, New Mexico, his freshman year, then moved to Albuquerque, where he graduated from Highland High School. He excelled as a running back at the University of Oklahoma, where he was coached by the renowned Bud Wilkinson and never played in a losing game. He received the Maxwell Award in 1956 and was an All-American in 1955 and 1956. McDonald was drafted in the third round of the 1957 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his 12-year career as a wide rec .....more»

Tommy's Carrer Stats

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2011-01-11: The Lovely Ashley Lobo
 


 
Tommy Lasorda
After a brief career as a left-handed pitcher, Tommy Lasorda became one of the most enthusiastic and successful managers in baseball history. Known for his fondness of pasta and pitching, the jovial Lasorda led the Dodgers to eight division titles and two World Championships in 21 seasons as manager. After his retirement, he became a Dodgers executive, and his association with the club has spanned seven decades. He also managed the United States to its first-ever gold medal in baseball at the 20 .....more»

Read Tommy's Blog

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2011-09-08: Rollin' with the Rollers
 


 
Tommy Davis
Herman Thomas Davis, Jr. (born March 21, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American former Major League Baseball left fielder and third baseman. He played from 1959-1976 for ten different teams, but he is best known for his years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. During an 18-year baseball career, Davis batted .294 with 153 home runs, 2,121 hits and 1,052 runs batted in. He was also one of the most proficient pinch-hitters in baseball history with a .320 batting average (63-for-197) – the highest in .....more»

Tommy's Career Stats

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2012-05-31: What a Rush!
 


 
Tommy John
John was an outstanding basketball player at Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute, Indiana, where he held the city single game scoring record. Choosing baseball when he realized he would not go on to play professional basketball, John signed with the Cleveland Indians and made his major league debut at twenty years-old in 1963. Following two partial seasons with the Indians, John showed occasional excellence during seven respectable years as a starting pitcher with the Chicago White Sox. Howeve .....more»

Tommy's Career Stats

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2012-07-26: Ruth and Tommy
 


 
Tony Sanneh
Tony Sanneh, a native of St. Paul, Minnesota, was born on June 1, 1971. After high school, where he was selected twice to the All-State Team, he went to on play soccer for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As a striker he became the school’s all-time scoring leader, and was named an NCAA Second-Team All-American in 1993. In 1996, Sanneh joined D.C. United, leading the team to two consecutive MLS Cups. In 1999, he signed with Hertha Berlin of the German Bundesliga, and has played for a varie .....more»

The Sanneh Foundation

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2011-11-17: Catching Up with the Runaway Bride
 


 
Tony Olivia
Antonio Oliva, or "Tony-O" to those who followed his 24-year career as a Twins' player and coach, was a man who seemed to excell in all aspects of the game. He could hit for power and average, run, field and throw, and his versatility made him one of the most feared hitters of his day. Tony-O collected 1,917 hits and retired with a .304 career average. He is the only player to win batting titles in his first two seasons and was the winner of three in his 15-year career, which still stands as th .....more»

Tony's Website

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2012-05-31: What a Rush!
 


 
Tony Dorsett
Tony Dorsett, a 5-11, 192-pound running back from the University of Pittsburgh, already was a celebrity by the time he joined the Dallas Cowboys as their first-round draft pick in 1977. A four-time All-America at Pittsburgh, Dorsett also won the 1976 Heisman Trophy. Just as he had done at Pitt, he took the National Football League by storm in his rookie 1977 season. Dorsett rushed for 1,007 yards and 12 touchdowns and was a virtually unanimous choice for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. .....more»

Dorsett33.com

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2013-01-03: Dermontti and Dorsett
 


 
Val Keil
Val Keil is the Playboy Playmate for August 2013. There’s an air of destiny about Val Keil. In her hometown of Philadelphia she’s known as a beautiful bartender who loves her customers and doesn’t take any grief. But she has always wondered if there was something more for her. “You know what?” she said to herself. “This is my life, and I get one chance at it.” So she had some photographs taken and sent them to Playboy. Just two hours later, she heard back. “I thought it was a scam,” she says wit .....more»

Val on Twitter

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2013-08-01: Paul and the Playmate
 


 
Verne Lundquist
Born in Duluth, Minnesota, on July 17, 1940, sportscasting legend Verne Lundquist was named Texas Sportscaster of the Year seven consecutive times, from 1977-1983. His other accolades include being enshrined in the Texas Hall of Fame, the Texas Radio Hall of Fame, and the Sun Bowl Hall of Fame. Lundquist began his career in Texas, where he was Sports director of WFAA-TV for 16 years and became the radio voice of the Dallas Cowboys for 12 years. In addition to his work on radio for the Cowboys, L .....more»

More About Verne at CBS Sports

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2011-07-21: Sarah, Mike and Verne
 


 
Vin Scully
Born in the Bronx on November 27, 1927, Scully began his broadcasting career while attending Fordham University. He announced baseball games over the University’s radio station and also got some experience “in the field” by playing for the team for two seasons. A year after graduating, Vin joined the Dodgers in 1950, where he worked alongside Radio Hall of Famer and baseball legend Red Barber. Because he has been with the Dodgers both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, Scully has described the heroi .....more»

Vin's Website

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2012-10-25: The Voice of the Dodgers
 


 
Vince Dooley
As one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history, Vince Dooley has racked up a list of honors more impressive than even the famed last minute 72-yard run by Lindsay Scott that gave the University of Georgia Bulldogs a victory over the University of Florida Gators and led them straight to a national championship in 1980. Two times, Coach Dooley was named NCAA National Coach of the Year (1980 and 1982) and seven times, he took home the honor of SEC Coach of the Year. The Alabama native, who made G .....more»

Vince Dooley's Garden

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2011-09-29: Alex Karras and Vince Dooley
 


 
Virgil Trucks
From 1941 through 1958, Trucks played for the Detroit Tigers (1941–1943, 1945–1952, 1956), St. Louis Browns (1953), Chicago White Sox (1953–1955), Kansas City Athletics (1958) and New York Yankees (1958). He batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. In a 17-season career, Virgil "Fire" Trucks posted a 177-135 record with 1,534 strikeouts and a 3.39 ERA in 2,682.2 innings pitched. Trucks threw four no-hitters in the minors and still holds the American Baseball strikeouts .....more»

Virgil's Career Stats

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2011-07-28: A Taste of Venom
 


 
Wally Triplett
Triplett, the son of a postal worker, was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburb of La Mott, Pennsylvania, part of Cheltenham Township. His reputation as a talented high school football player, combined with his upscale address, prompted the University of Miami to offer him a scholarship sight unseen, under the assumption Triplett was white. The then-segregated university rescinded the scholarship when they discovered Triplett was black. Triplett instead earned a Senatorial Scholarship for .....more»

Read more about Wally at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Website

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2014-12-18: Wally Triplett
 


 
Walter Jones
Jones was drafted by the Seahawks in the first round and sixth overall in the 1997 NFL Draft. He started every game in which he played, beginning with his rookie season. Jones was a member of the 2005 Seahawks team that lost Super Bowl XL to the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 2006, Jones topped the list of the 101 best NFL players by the Sporting News. Jones was a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and seven-time All-Pro. Jones was perhaps the best at his position in the NFL during the early part of the deca .....more»

Walter on Twitter

Appears:
2014-04-03: Walter and Shanice
 


 
Warren Moon
Although Warren Moon was overlooked time and again throughout his career, his perseverance led to an unusually long and extremely successful stint as a quarterback in the National Football league (NFL). In addition to having to fight against the perception that he didn't have what it takes to lead an NFL team, he also had to fight against prejudice in a league that had few black quarterbacks. After being passed over by the NFL, Moon went to Canada and led his team to five Grey Cups before being .....more»

Warren's Website

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2013-06-13: Moon and Page
 


 
Wes Unseld
Unseld starred for the Seneca High School team that won Kentucky state championships in 1963 and 1964. At the University of Louisville in 1965, he played center for the school's freshman team, averaging 35.8 points and 23.6 rebounds over 14 games. Unseld lettered for Louisville as a sophomore (1965-66), junior (1966-67), and senior (1967-68), scored 1,686 points (20.6 average) and grabbed 1,551 rebounds (18.9 average) over 82 games. He led the Missouri Valley Conference in rebounding all three y .....more»

More About Wes

Appears:
2013-04-18: Center of Attention
 


 
Whitey Herzog
Born in New Athens, Illinois, Dorrel Norman Elvert "Whitey" Herzog made his debut as a player in 1956 with the Washington Senators. After his playing career ended in 1963, Herzog went on to perform a variety of roles in Major League Baseball, including scout, manager, general manager and farm system director. Most noted for his success as a manager, he led the Kansas City Royals to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1976 to 1978. Hired by Gussie Busch in 1980 to helm the St. Louis Cardin .....more»



Appears:
2015-04-30: Miss May, Whitey and Webb
 


 
Wilber Marshall
Wilber played for twelve seasons in the NFL during the 1980s and 1990s. Marshall played college football for the University of Florida, and was twice recognized as a consensus All-American. He was selected in the first round of the 1984 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Houston Oilers, Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets of the NFL. He was a member of two Super Bowl-winning teams, and was named to the Pro Bowl three times during his NFL career. Ma .....more»

Wilber's Career Stats

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2014-10-02: Miss October and Wilber Marshall
 


 
Wilbur Wood
Wilbur was A knuckleball specialist.He played all or part of seventeen seasons in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, and most notably the Chicago White Sox, where he got 163 of his 164 wins. He threw left-handed, and batted right-handed. n 1960, Wood was signed out of Belmont, Massachusetts high school by the Red Sox. He pitched on-and-off for them for a few seasons before being traded to the Pirates in late September 1964. After two seasons with Pittsburgh, he was .....more»

Wilbur's Career Stats

Appears:
2013-04-25: The Art of the Knuckleball
 


 
Will Shields
Will Shields, a 6’3”, 320-pound guard out of Nebraska, was drafted in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He was placed into the lineup in his first NFL game after the team’s starting left guard Dave Szott suffered an injury. The next week, the offensive line was shuffled and Shields was inserted as the starting right guard. He started every game from that point through his retirement after the 2006 season. Shields never missed a game during his 14-season career and .....more»

Will to Succeed Foundation

Appears:
2015-03-12: The Class of 2015
 


 
Willie Davis
fter two seasons with the Cleveland Browns, Willie Davis came to the Green Bay Packers in a 1960 trade for offensive lineman A.D. Williams. At the time, it was quite likely that the Browns, who had selected Davis in the 15th round of the 1956 draft and intended to use him as an offensive tackle, didn't know what they were giving up. But Packers GM/Head Coach Vince Lombardi apparently knew what he was getting. Once asked to describe the attributes of a great player, Lombardi said, "You look for .....more»

Willie's Career Stats

Appears:
2011-02-10: An Old Hall of Famer, a New Hall of Famer and She Beads
 


 
Willie Brown
Willie Brown played collegiate football at Grambling University and was not drafted by any professional team after leaving school in 1963. He was signed by the Houston Oilers of the American Football League but was cut from the team during training camp. He was then signed by the AFL's Denver Broncos and became a starter by the middle of his rookie season. He won All-AFL honors in his second season and played in the AFL All-Star Game, recording 9 interceptions for 144 yards. In 1967, Brown was t .....more»

Willie's Career Stats

Appears:
2012-01-19: Beautiful Weather and Happy Days
 


 
Willie Lanier
Lanier played college football at Morgan State University under head coach Earl Banks where he was twice selected to the small-college College Football All-America Team and was also chosen MVP of the Tangerine Bowl. Willie Lanier is a member of The Pigskin Club Of Washington, D.C. National Intercollegiate All-American Football Players Honor Roll. On January 15, 1967, the Chiefs lost Super Bowl I to Vince Lombardi's Green Bay Packers by a 35-10 score, forcing head coach Hank Stram to look for d .....more»

Willie at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Appears:
2013-06-06: Miss June and a Couple of Hall of Famers
 


 
Willie Roaf
Roaf was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.He graduated from Pine Bluff High School, where he played for the Pine Bluff Zebras high school football team. He was lightly recruited out of high school, and even considered pursuing basketball instead of football in college. Roaf received an athletic scholarship to attend Louisiana Tech University, where he had an outstanding career for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team from 1989 to 1992. Known for his blocking ability and his considerable speed .....more»

Willie's Page at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2013-11-14: Willie Roaf
 


 
Windell Middlebrooks
Windell D. Middlebrooks is originally from Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from Sterling College in Sterling, KS in 2002 with a B.A. in Communications and Theatre Arts. He studied acting at the school under Diane Kling. From there, he moved to California to study at the University of California - Irving, and finished his masters degree in acting in 2005. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Middlebrooks has worked on The Suite Life on Deck, Hannah Montana, My Name is Earl, and Chocolate News. He is .....more»

Windell's Website

Appears:
2011-07-07: The Tri Life and The High Life
 


 
Wynne Lacey
Wynne was a member and captain with the NBA in both Chicago (4 years) and Milwaukee (1 year). She also danced with and captained the AFL Chicago Rush dancers before becoming a professional director of her own teams. Her current teams consist of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew and the IFL Chicago Slaughter Dancers. She has just completed her professional Life Coach training through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching. Wynne's passion is to be your personal cheerleader…an un .....more»

Wynning Teams

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2013-01-03: Dermontti and Dorsett
 


 
Yale Lary
Lary was a superlative defensive back from 1956 to 1964, with time out for a tour of Army duty in 1954-55. Yale Lary also became one of the best punters in the game's history upon his return from the service. He was a key contributor for the Lions as they claimed three NFL World Championships in 1952, 1953 and 1957. Lary played in the defensive backfield alongside Jack Christiansen and Jim David on "Chris' Crew" in the early 1960s, when Detroit was one of the best pro teams of the era. The posit .....more»

Yale's Page at the Pro football Hall of Fame Website

Appears:
2013-09-26: Jim Taylor and Yale Lary
 


 
Yanina Beccaria
Former "Ice Girl" for the Chicago Blackhawks, Yanina Beccaria is sassy and competitive, and she's not afraid to show it. Beccaria knows she's attractive and loves to flirt, but she's also willing to get rough-and-tumble. She used to play football until she tore her ACL. Even though she enjoys being single and having fun, she's feeling pressure to get married and start a family. She remains an avid fan of the Blackhawks hockey team and considers a game, beer and nachos the ideal first date. Becc .....more»

Love in the Wild

Appears:
2012-06-14: Giants Legend Frank Gifford
 


 
Yashi Rice
I am just a girl from chicago trying to make my mark in music, and my life is moving so fast while creating an album and a sound people will love. I'm blessed.

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Appears:
2011-09-22: A Visit with a Bears Legend