List of Slovenian Americans - List - Entertainment - Sports

Sports

  • Mike Adamle - American football player - Northwestern Wildcats and NFL - also a television and radio sports reporter and WWE wrestling announcer
  • Tony Adamle - American football star - Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns(member of 1950 and 1954 NFL Championship teams)
  • Frank Brimsek - ice hockey player
  • Bob Golic - American football star (Notre Dame Fighting Irish and NFL - Cleveland Browns, among other teams) - also an actor Saved by the Bell: The College Years
  • Mike Golic - American football star (Notre Dame Fighting Irish and NFL - Philadelphia Eagles, among other teams) - also ESPN radio personality and host on Mike and Mike in the Morning
  • Randy Gradishar - American football star (Ohio State Buckeyes and Denver Broncos)
  • John Gruden - ice hockey player
  • Eric Heiden - Olympic speed skater, winner of five gold medals at the 1980 Winter Olympics
  • Luke Hochevar - athlete, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Wally Judnich - Baseball player
  • Joe Kuhel - Baseball player and manager
  • Les Kuntar - Ice hockey player
  • Ken Novak - American football player
  • Anton Peterlin - soccer player
  • Peter Vidmar - gymnast, U.S. team captain and winner of two gold medals and a silver medal in the 1984 Olympics, was the highest scoring gymnast in U.S. history (with a 9.89 average)
  • Fritzie Zivic - boxer
  • Mark Zupan - athlete, wheelchair rugby team captain

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Famous quotes containing the word sports:

    Come, my Celia, let us prove
    While we may the sports of love;
    Time will not be ours forever,
    He at length our good will sever.
    Ben Jonson (1572–1637)

    Guys do not have a genetic blueprint that allows them to understand or love sports.
    Lesley Visser, U.S. sports reporter and announcer. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 82 (June 17, 1991)

    Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behaviour, attire, grace, learning and all their words aimeth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)