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Back-up Small Forward: They called him "Dr." because he would operate on other players. The original guy with a game based in the air instead of the ground, Julius Irving was indeed not only the ABA but also revitalized the NBA. Unfortunately, without a 3-point line back then, only one title to his credit and lack of any talked about defensive skills, the past (despite its great nostalgia in the form of the coolest afro ever) has to be relegated to the bench behind a far more versatile…

For The Winfrom For The Win

Photographic evidence that Russia's teen phenom figure skater is a human pretzel

Dancing on Ice - Yulia Lipnitskaya of Russia competes during the figure skating team ladies short program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Living Vicariously Through Our Characters

I couldn't wait to get the Dorothy Hamill hair cut as a kid

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Is Kobe Truly the Best To Ever Play Not Named MJ?

Larry Bird

I can still remember watching the stunning performance of Torvill and Dean's amazing Bolero that won them the Gold at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics.

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Bruce Jenner, gold medal winner in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics

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Dorothy Hamill from Awesome Olympians!

Awesome Olympians, Dorothy Hamill.. gold medal winner at the 1976 games

Sochi photos of the day

Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia compete in the Team Ice Dance Free Dance during day two of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace onon February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)


Tara Lipinski's Golden Games

Tara Lipinski 1998 Olympic Gold Medalist & the youngest female figure skater to ever win gold.