Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

He was horn Lew Ferninand Alcindor on April 16, 1947 in New York City. His name would change. What didn't change was his quiet, subdued demeanor, which he would carry through his career. He first played basketball in fourth grade, at St. Jude's parochial grade school,...

Nadia Comaneci
Nadia Comaneci

She was the first gymnast ever to score a perfect 10 in Olympics competition. She did this as she won the Gold Medal in the Uneven Parallel Bars at the Olympics in Montreal, in 1976. Altogether, she won three Gold, two Silver and one Bronze medal in that Olympics. In 1980, sh...

Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson

Born on August 14, 1959, Earvin Johnson acquired the "Magic" monicker by dint of his deftness with a basketball. He was Most Valuable Player at the NCAA Championships in 1979, as he led Michigan State to a 75-64 victory for the title. Playing professional basketball...

Joe Montana
Joe Montana

Joe Montana is the greatest quarterback to ever play football. In his collegiate career. he led the University of Notre Dame to the National Championship in 1977. Going into the 1993 pro season, he had the Alltime Highest pass rating, at 93.5 efficiency; he was third in caree...

Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez

Childhood and adolescence

The famous football player was born more than 25 years ago in Connecticut, in the family of Italian and Puerto Rican descents. His father’s death was caused by specific complications after a surgery when his son was sti...