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Biofile Mark Spitz Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: All-time Olympic legend who won seven gold medals in swimming events in 1972 at Munich, Germany. DOB: February 10, 1950 In: Modesto, CA Childhood Hero: “Johnny Unitas.” Nickname: “Speedy Gonzalez, Mark The Pool Shark.” Hobbies: “Sailing. Skiing. Collecting art.” Greatest Sports Moment: “My greatest sports moment? …

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Biofile Jessica Korda Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: LPGA Golfer has six tournament wins. She turned pro in 2010. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 130 DOB: February 27, 1993 In: Bradenton, FL First Golf Memory: “Just my mom (Regina) and dad (Petr) taking me to the range here. Either whether it was here at El Con …

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Biofile Hank Aaron Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Baseball Hall of Famer. All-time home run king with 755. Currently, Hank is a Senior Vice President with the Atlanta Braves. In addition, he owns several Church’s, Popeyes and Krispy Kreme franchises in the Atlanta area. He also operates his foundation (The Henry L. Aaron Chasing …

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Biofile: Phil Niekro Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Major League baseball pitcher from 1964-1987 for Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays. DOB: April 1, 1939 In: Blaine, Ohio First Baseball Memory: “Playing catch with my dad (Joe) in the backyard. He taught me the knuckleball.” Baseball Inspirations: …

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Biofile: Oscar Robertson Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: NBA Hall of Fame guard. Played 14 seasons (1960-74) with the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks. DOB: November 24, 1938  In: Charlotte, Tennessee Childhood Heroes: “Goose Tatum, Marcus Haynes and the Harlem Globetrotters.” Nickname: “The Big O. From Dick Baker, the radio announcer at the University …

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Biofile: Ray Nitschke Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Green Bay Packers middle linebacker from 1958-1972. Won two Super Bowls and five NFL Championships. 11-time first team All Pro. Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1978. Ht: 6-3 Wt: 235 DOB: December 29, 1936 In: Elmwood Park, IL Died: March 8, 1998 Childhood Heroes: “Stan …

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Biofile: Jim Boeheim Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Head coach of Syracuse University basketball for 27 seasons. 34 NCAA Tournament appearances. Orangemen won National Title in 2003 defeating Kansas 81-78 at the New Orleans Superdome. Ht: 6-4  Wt: 205 DOB: November 17, 1944    In: Lyons, N.Y. Childhood Heroes: “Jack Nicklaus, Henry Aaron, Jim Brown, …

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Biofile: Haile Gebrselassie Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2000 in the 10,000 meters. Won Berlin Marathon in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. DOB: April 18, 1973 In: Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia First Running Memory: “My first memory for racing was in 1981. First one – when I landed in …

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Biofile: Ted Williams Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Baseball Hall of Famer. DOB: August 30, 1918  In: San Diego, CA Passed Away: July 5, 2002 Childhood Heroes:  “That’s a funny point. I never had any childhood sports heroes. There was no radio or television back then. The only word I could get from anyone …

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Biofile: Carl Lewis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former track & field champion was one of the top American Sportsman of the Century. Winner of 10 Olympic medals including nine gold, Winner of 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold. DOB: July 1, 1961 In: Birmingham, AL Track Heroes/Inspirations: “I looked up to Jesse Owens. My …

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