Surely by now you're familiar with the phrase "bacon makes everything better," because it seems to pop up everywhere these days.
Even if (gasp!) you aren't a fan of cured breakfast meats, the idea of something that makes everything better by simply existing in it's presence isn't exactly a difficult concept to grasp.
So "sports bacon" is just any athlete or coach with enough personality and star power to make almost any situation more interesting.
Here are 15 people in sports whose very presence can grab headlines.