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Irma Mae Lucas (c.1908 - 1997)

At the 1927 Pan-Pacific Games in Japan, Irma Mae Lucas became the first foreign female athlete and swimmer to compete in Japan.

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Vic Heyliger (1912 - 2006)

Victor Heyliger (September 26, 1912 – October 4, 2006) was a National Hockey League center and the head coach of the University of Michigan ice hockey team. Career Born in Concord, Massach...

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Ronda Rousey MP

Ronda Jean Rousey (born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women'...

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Maxwell Woosnam (1892 - 1965)

Great English sportsman ~ in the 1920s he captained Manchester City, played tennis at Wimbledon, led the Davis Cup team, and scored a century at Lord's. Maxwell "Max" Woosnam (6 September 1892 ...

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Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997)

"I am glad that I left home when I was young and followed the wake of the subtle Ulysses, glad to have lived the sea and the desert instead of helping father to air the silky softness of the deep seals...

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JEM MACE (James - Boxing Champion) (1831 - 1910)

Jem - James Mace Height 176 cm (5 ft 9.3 in) Born 8 April 1831 @ Beeston, Norfolk, England Died 30 November 1910 (aged 79) A middleweight, he succeeded in outboxing heavier opponents thanks to his da...

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Patrick Roy MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Patrick Jacques Roy (French pronunciation: ​[ʁwa]; born October 5, 1965) is a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender and the current head coach and Vice Presid...

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Guy Carbonneau MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Joseph Harry Guy Carbonneau (born March 18, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He was also the president of the Quebe...

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Major General Reginald M. Cram (1914 - 2004)

Reginald M. Cram (April 29, 1914 – August 6, 2004) was a United States Air Force officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. An accomplished biathlete, Cram is a me...

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Elbridge Baker Ross, Jr. (1909 - 1980)

Elbridge Ross attended Colby College where he played both hockey and baseball. After graduating with a B.S. degree from Colby, Ross played amateur hockey before being selected for the 1936 Olympic team...

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Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. (1889 - 1974)

. Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. (April 19, 1889 – April 14, 1974) was an American jockey, businessman, and politician. Early life Tuckerman was born on April 19, 1889 in Morristown, New Jersey to ...

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Truxtun Hare (1878 - 1956)

Thomas Truxtun Hare (October 12, 1878 – February 2, 1956) was an American track and field athlete who competed in the hammer throw and All rounder events. He was also a college football player...

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Sarah Devens (1973 - 1995)

Sarah McKnight Devens (November 17, 1973 – July 10, 1995) was an ice hockey player for the Dartmouth Big Green women’s ice hockey program. The Sarah Devens Award is named in her honor. ...

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Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr., Governor (1919 - 2006)

. Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (August 8, 1919 – February 1, 2006) was an American politician and the 12th Governor of Arizona, serving from January 1965 till January 1967. He also remained act...

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Arthur A. Seeligson, Jr. (1920 - 2001)

. Arthur Addison Seeligson, Jr. (October 29, 1920 - April 17, 2001) was an American oilman, rancher, and a Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder. Family Seeligson was born in San Antonio, Texas, t...

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Aras Baskauskas MP

Aras Baskauskas (born September 26, 1981) is a reality TV personality who won Survivor: Panama and competed in Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Early life Baskauskas played collegiate NCAA Division I b...

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Gladys Mills Phipps ("First Lady of The Turf") (1883 - 1970)

Profile photo: Gladys Mills Phipps and her husband Henry Carnegie Phipps Gladys Livingston Mills Phipps (1883-1970) was an United States socialite, sportsperson, and a thoroughbred racehorse owner ...

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Ogden Mills (1856 - 1929)

Ogden Mills (1857 - January 29, 1929) was an American financier and Thoroughbred racehorse owner. Life and career Born in Millbrae, California, he was the son of Jane Templeton Cunningham and her...

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Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

John Arthur "Jack" Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer, who—at the height of the Jim Crow era—became the first African A...

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Robert Julian Frankel MP (1941 - 2009)

Robert Julian Frankel was an American thoroughbred race horse trainer whom ESPN called "one of the most successful and respected trainers in the history of thoroughbred racing." He was inducted into th...

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Captain Alexander G. B. Grosvenor (USN) (1927 - 1978)

Alexander Graham Bell Grosvenor (December 7, 1927 – April 7, 1978) was a United States Navy pilot, carrier officer, and avid yachtsman credited with promoting the resurgence of sailing at the ...

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Louise Eustis Hitchcock (deceased)

She is the clear proof that not all polo legends are made astride a horse. Louise Eustis Hitchcock was a passionate poloist long before women became equal to men on the field, and her legacy in the s...

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Florieda Batson (1900 - 1996)

Florieda Batson was captain of the first American women's Olympic team. Florieda Batson (born November 20, 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana; died January 31, 1996, New Orleans) was an American hurdler ...

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Bus Mosbacher (1922 - 1997)

Emil "Bus" Mosbacher, Jr. (born 1922 - August 13, 1997) was a two-time America's Cup-winning yachtsman, the founding chairman of Operation Sail, and Chief of Protocol of the United States during the ...

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Robert Mosbacher, U.S. Secretary of Commerce MP (1927 - 2010)

Robert Adam Mosbacher, Sr. (March 11, 1927 – January 24, 2010) was an American businessman, accomplished yacht racer, and a Republican politician. Early life Mosbacher was born in Mount Ve...

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Sasha Cohen MP

Alexandra Pauline "Sasha" Cohen (born October 26, 1984) is a U.S. figure skater. She is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final Champion,...

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Victor Elmaleh MP (1918 - d.)

Victor Elmaleh (pronounced el-MAHL-ay; November 27, 1918 – November 17, 2014) was a Moroccan-born American businessman. He was born in Mogador, now Essaouira, Morocco, the oldest of six brothe...

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William Scott Goldberg MP

William Scott "Bill" Goldberg (born December 27, 1966) is an American actor, former football player and former professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wres...

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Zvi Nishri MP (1878 - 1973)

Zvi Nishri צבי נשרי (Orloff) (January 4, 1878 – July 22, 1973) was a pioneer in modern physical education in Palestine, and subsequently in Israe...

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Loren Galler Rabinowitz MP

Loren Galler-Rabinowitz (born January 19, 1986, in Boston, MA) is an American ice dancer and pageant titleholder. She is the 2004 U.S. ice dancing bronze medalist with David Mitchell. Galler-Rabinowi...

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Abraham "Abe" Washington Attell MP (1884 - 1970)

Professional boxer. Featherweight Champion of the World from 1901 to 1912. Inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 1955, the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame i...

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William Endicott (deceased)

William Endicott was a director in the White House Office of Political Affairs.

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Otis Chandler (1927 - 2006)

Otis Chandler (November 23, 1927 – February 27, 2006) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times between 1960 and 1980, leading a large expansion of the newspaper and its ambitions. He was the...

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<private> Goodridge (Kraker)

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Conchita Cintrón (1922 - 2009)

Concepción Cintrón Verrill, also known as Conchita Cintrón or La Diosa de Oro ('The Golden Goddess') (August 9, 1922 in Antofagasta – February 17, 2009 in Lisbon), was a P...

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Malcolm Webster Ford (1862 - 1901)

Malcolm Webster Ford (1862-1902), athlete and journalist. He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Fowler Ford (a granddaughter of Noah Webster, poet, and lifelong friend of E...

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Robert Egerton Swartwout (1905 - 1951)

Robert Egerton Swartwout (July 2, 1905 – June 2, 1951) was an American-born author, poet, cartoonist, and coxswain. He was the only son of American architect Egerton Swartwout and British-born...

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Skeeter Werner Walker (1933 - 2001)

Gladys Maxine "Skeeter" Werner Walker (December 22, 1933 – July 20, 2001) was an alpine ski racer and Olympian from the United States. Born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, "Skeeter"...

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Jim Fixx (1932 - 1984)

James Fuller "Jim" Fixx (April 23, 1932 – July 20, 1984) was an American who authored the 1977 best-selling book The Complete Book of Running. He is credited with helping start America's fitne...

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Sonny Carter (1947 - 1991)

Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter, Jr. (August 15, 1947 – April 5, 1991) was an American physician, professional soccer player, United States Navy officer, and NASA astronaut who flew on STS-33. ...

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Diana Nyad MP

Diana Nyad /ˈnaɪˌæd/ (née Sneed; August 22, 1949) is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention...

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Vice Admiral William P. Lawrence (1930 - 2005)

William Porter "Bill" Lawrence (January 13, 1930 – December 2, 2005), was a decorated United States Navy vice admiral and naval aviator who served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy f...

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Gladys Fries Harriman (1896 - 1983)

Gladys Fries Harriman (1896–1983) was an American philanthropist, equestrian and big game hunter. She was an executive at the American Red Cross. She became one of the first female equestrian ...

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Mickey Hargitay MP (1926 - 2006)

He was an actor and Mr. Universe 1955. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. He also is noted for his marriage to Jayne Mansfield, and as the father of actress Mariska Hargitay. Early life and sports car...

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Tim Horton MP (1930 - 1974)

Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (January 12, 1930 – February 21, 1974) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player, a defenceman for 24 seasons in the National Hockey League. He played for the Toro...

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Urban Meyer MP

Urban Frank Meyer, III (born July 10, 1964) is an American college football coach and former player, currently the head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Meyer served as the head coach of the ...

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Alfred Carlton Gilbert ("The man who saved Christmas") (1884 - 1961)

Alfred Carlton Gilbert (February 15, 1884 – January 24, 1961) was an American inventor, athlete, toy-maker and businessman. Born in Salem, Oregon and died in Boston, Massachusetts, Gilbert is ...

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Jim Reeder (1924 - 1972)

James Bartlett Reeder was an Ohio State University All American who was a member of the 1943 Big Ten championship baseball team. Reeder was named a charter member of the California State University H...

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H. Eugene Leigh (1860 - 1937)

Hiram Eugene Leigh (1860 - December 10, 1937) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer/owner and breeder who had a highly successful career in the United States as well as in Europe. Born in ...

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Gary Hill (1941 - 2009)

) Gary Weir Hill (October 7, 1941 – January 17, 2009) was an American professional basketball player. Before playing professional basketball in the NBA, Hill came from Rocky, Oklahoma, where B...

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Ty Monroe Murray MP

Ty Monroe Murray (born October 11, 1969) is an American nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and co-founder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

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Homer Pettigrew (1915 - 1997)

Homer Pettigrew holds the steer wrestling record for both total and consecutive world titles at six and four, respectively. He won his six within eight years, and in 1947 and 1949-50, he was second i...

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Major General William M. Miley (1897 - 1997)

Major General William Maynadier "Bud" Miley (26 December 1897 - 24 September 1997) was a United States Army major general and a professor of military science. Early life William M. Miley was born...

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Cordy Milne (1914 - 1978)

Cordy Milne (April 14, 1914 – 15 October 1978) was an American international motorcycle speedway rider who finished third in the 1937 Speedway World Championship final, behind his brother Jack...

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Preston Cloud (1912 - 1991)

Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (September 26, 1912 – January 16, 1991) was an eminent American earth scientist, biogeologist, cosmologist, and paleontologist. He served in the United States Navy (...

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Jack Hupp (1914 - 2001)

Jack Hupp was born on June 19, 1914 in San Diego, California, USA as Jack Rodney Hupp. He was a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic basketball team which won the gold medal. Hupp was posthumously inducte...

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Gary Garland MP

Gary J. Garland (born October 12, 1957), also known as Gary Houston, is a former professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one seas...

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Sybil Bauer (1903 - 1927)

Sybil Lorina Bauer (September 18, 1903 – January 31, 1927) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Bauer graduated from Schurz High School in...

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Tod Sloan (1874 - 1933)

James Forman "Tod" Sloan (August 10, 1874 - December 21, 1933) was one of the greatest jockeys in the history of Thoroughbred racing. Competed in the United States and England. On its formation in 1955...

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Chuck Norris MP

Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist and has since founde...

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Joe Benjamin (1898 - 1983)

Lightweight boxer. Plagued with small brittle hands prevented him from possibly being a world lightweight champion., but he did have 225 fights in the ring, 38 wins, 13 knockouts and 5 draws during his...

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Jack LaLanne (1914 - 2011)

Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne (September 26, 1914 – January 23, 2011) was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather ...

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Jack Westrope (1918 - 1958)

Jack Gordon Westrope (January 18, 1918 - June 19, 1958) was an American Hall of Fame jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. For his contribution to the sport, Jack Westrope was inducted posthumously ...

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Billie Jean King MP

Billie Jean King is best known for her long and successful tennis career and as an advocate for sexual equality. Billie Jean King was born November 22, 1943 in Long Beach, California. Billie Jean beg...

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Rebecca Lobo MP

Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin (born October 6, 1973) is an American television basketball analyst and former women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) from 1997 to 2003...

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Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

)) Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a con...

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Helen Gibson (1892 - 1977)

Helen Gibson (August 27, 1892 – October 10, 1977) was an American film actress, vaudeville performer, radio performer, film producer, trick rider and rodeo performer; and is considered to be t...

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Hoot Gibson (1892 - 1962)

Hoot Gibson (August 6, 1892 – August 23, 1962) was an American rodeo champion and a pioneer cowboy film actor, director and producer. Early life and career Born Edmund Richard Gibson in Te...

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Bud Palmer (1921 - 2013)

John S. "Bud" Palmer (September 14, 1921 in Hollywood, California – March 19, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was an American professional basketball player. He was a member of the original ...

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Kitty Canutt (1897 - d.)

Kitty Canutt, stage name Kitty Wilks (born Katherine Derre at New York City, New York), was a professional bronc rider, and the All-Around Champion Cowgirl at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton...

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Yakima Canutt MP (1895 - 1986)

Yakima Canutt (November 29, 1895 – May 24, 1986), also known as Yak Canutt, was an American rodeo rider, actor, stuntman and action director. Filmography Selected filmography

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Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson MP

Montana, USA

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is a retired American professional basketball coach and former player. Jackson is widely considered one o...

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Art Acord (1890 - 1931)

Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion. Early life and career Art (Artumus Ward) Acord was born to Mormon parents...

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George Smathers, U.S. Senator (1913 - 2007)

George Armistead Smathers (November 14, 1913 – January 20, 2007) was an American lawyer and politician who represented the state of Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from...

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Robert Stack (1919 - 2003)

Robert Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was a multilingual American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the 1959–63 tele...

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Lt. General Thomas J. H. Trapnell (1902 - 2002)

Thomas John Hall "Trap" Trapnell (November 23, 1902 - February 13, 2002) was a United States Army general. Trapnell survived the Bataan Death March and the sinking of two transportation ships during ...

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General George Brown (USAF) (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

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Jürgen Klinsmann MP

Jürgen Klinsmann (born 30 July 1964) is a German football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of the United States national team. As a player, Klinsmann played for several ...

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Strother Martin (1919 - 1980)

Strother Douglas Martin, Jr. (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980), was a popular American character actor who often appeared in support of superstars John Wayne and Paul Newman and was memorabl...

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Geoff Cameron MP

Geoffrey Scott "Geoff" Cameron (born July 11, 1985) is an American soccer player who plays for Premier League side Stoke City and the United States national team.

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Kyle Beckerman MP

Kyle Robert Beckerman (born April 23, 1982) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer and the United States national team. He is a holding midfielder an...

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Bob Bradley MP

Robert "Bob" Bradley (born March 3, 1958 in Montclair, New Jersey) is an American soccer coach. He is the current manager of Stabæk in Norway. He previously managed the Egypt and the United Stat...

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Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira MP

Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira (Ribeirão Preto, 15 de maio de 1965) é um ex-futebolista brasileiro que atuava como meia. Meio-campista, é irmão do também ex-jo...

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Doutor Sócrates, o Magrão MP (1954 - 2011)

Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira (Belém, 19 de fevereiro de 1954 – São Paulo, 4 de dezembro de 2011), mais conhecido como Sócrates e tamb...

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Denílson de Oliveira Araújo MP

É um ex-futebolista brasileiro. Está atualmente trabalhando como comentarista esportivo na TV Bandeirantes. Carreira Como futebolista Denílson foi lançado no time ...

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Zagallo, Velho Lobo MP

Com fama de pão-duro e supersticioso, Zagalo cerca-se de amuletos e manias, incluindo uma fixação pelo número 13. Como jogador, além de ter sido tricampeão pel...

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Nilo Murtinho Braga MP (1903 - 1975)

Foi um futebolista brasileiro que se notabilizou no Botafogo Football Club, atual Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, e na Seleção Brasileira. Atacante de baixa estatura, tinha como caracter&#...

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Gregory Gumbel MP

Known for his seemingly effortless delivery style and standout work as a television sportscaster, three-time Emmy Award winner Greg Gumbel was born on May 3, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Rhea Al...

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H. Adams Carter (1914 - 1995)

Photo: pictured with his wife and fellow teacher Ann Brooks Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter (June 6, 1914 – April 1, 1995) was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the Amer...

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Geoffrey H. Phipps-Hornby, Sr. (deceased)

. Major Geoffrey H. Phipps-Hornby, Sr. was a British champion polo player. Biography He was the son of Edmund Phipps-Hornby.

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Lamar Odom MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Lamar Joseph Odom is an American professional basketball forward, who is currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Odom married reality personality and socialite Khloe Kardashian in 2009

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Anna Lee Aldred MP (1921 - 2006)

Anna Lee Aldred (April 19, 1921 – June 12, 2006) was the first woman in the United States to receive a jockey's license. She was born Anna Lee Mills in Montrose, Colorado in 1921. She is the d...

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Eleonora Randolph Sears (1881 - 1968)

Eleonora Randolph Sears (September 28, 1881, Boston – March 16, 1968 Palm Beach) was an American tennis player of the interwar period. In addition, she was a champion squash player, and promin...

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Albert "Battleship" Leduc MP (1902 - 1990)

Joseph Albert Florimond "Battleship" Leduc (November 22, 1902 – July 31, 1990) was a professional Canadian ice hockey defenceman. Albert played in the National Hockey League from 1925 to 1935....

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Larry Dee Scott MP (1938 - 2014)

History Larry Dee Scott (October 12, 1938 – March 8, 2014), nicknamed "The Legend" and "The Golden Boy," was an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He won the inaugural 1965 Mr. Olympia co...

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