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When a young Mariano Rivera was growing up in a fishing town in Panama, little did he know the fishing nets that him and his friends knotted together to make a ball and branches they used as bats would lead to 602 career saves and a first ballot ticket to Cooperstown. In fact, not even the New York Yankees knew he could have envisioned him having the career he had when he was just a fill-in...

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Greatest lineback in Giants history? Easy answer… Lawrence Taylor. But let’s ask a deeper question… Who was the heart and soul of that Giants dominating linebacker core and defense? Most wouldn’t know. The answer is also easy though, Carl Banks. Growing up in Michigan, Flint no less, is not an easy task. A factory town with hard knocks. Carl Banks has been a standout football player since he was a star player at Beecher High...

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There are very few women that draw respect in the sports world as equal if not superior to that of men. Pat Summitt is one. 8 NCAA Women’s Division I championships. 84.33% winning percentage. Focus on the one thing that is most important. In 2000 Pat Summitt was inducted to the basketball Hall of Fame. Not the women’s. The Hall of Fame. Transcending gender. That’s respect. At the University of Tennessee she is god. There...