The Most Important People in Sports History

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The Most Important People in Sports History

The true titans of sports are not always the champions, but the transcendent figures who change the game, wield the power, and have the influence to change the way we view sports and culture.

This list will include athletes who were not only champions, but rather athletes who transformed their sports and how we view sports in general.

Also included are the executives who took their respective sports to levels never before reached, and whose influence and contributions have been unmatched.

Some of these figures are household names, and at least one you have probably never heard of before, but they all changed sports and, in some ways, society forever.

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