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Maria Sharapova

Monday, March 25th, 2013

At press time, Sharapova was the ranked number 2 tennis player in the World Tennis Association. She has won 27 WTA titles, including four Grand Slam singles titles. Additionally, the Manhattan Beach resident is the owner of candy line Sugarpova and has her own charitable organization, the Maria Sharapova Foundation.

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Matt Kemp

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Kemp, an outfielder with the LA Dodgers, has made a name for himself since debuting in the MLB in 2006. In 2011, he led the National League in runs scored (115), total bases (353) and home runs (39), among others. He also became the first player to finish in the top two in both home runs and steals since Hank Aaron first broke the record in 1963.

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Dwight Howard

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

This former Orlando Magic player was traded to the LA Lakers in 2012 because of his impressive player resume. He not only led the Magic to three division titles and one conference title, but he was also the winner of 2008’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest and was the starting center for Team USA during the 2008 Olympics.

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Dustin Brown

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Brown is the captain of the L.A. Kings, who won the 2012 Stanley Cup. He is the first Kings captain – and second-ever American captain – to win the trophy. Now that the NHL season is no longer on lockout, more greatness can be expected from the professional ice hockey player.

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Dwyane Wade

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

The Chicago native came to Miami in 2003 when he was selected fifth overall in the NBA draft. He has been a force for the Heat ever since, earning a spot on the All-Rookie Team his first season. He went on to lead the team to its first NBA World Championship in 2006 and got crowned MVP, and then led Team USA to a gold medal in the Olympics. Today, Wade continues to wow the crowds with his athletic prowess. Equally impressive off the court, he has earned respect for his strong community involvement helping at-risk youths through his Wade’s World Foundation.

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