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1. Always Compete: Pete Carroll and USC
Pete Carroll came to USC after being considered a failure at the next level and built the most dominated team of the era. However, he left in the midst of NCAA sanctions.
2. Who Dat?: Saints Win Super Bowl in Hurricane Katrina Aftermath
A city still rebuilding from the damage of a devastating hurricane saw its team that had battled a history of futility and being transplanted by the hurricane reach and win their first Super Bowl.
3. All Things Possible: Kurt Warner
Once stocking groceries and working out at his alma mater (Northern Iowa) to keep his NFL dream alive, Warner got his chance in 1999 and took off winning a Super Bowl and reaching two others.
4. Goal of the Century: Diego Maradona
Remembered for skipping between six english defenders at one time and scoring a miraculous goal, Maradona battled cocaine addiction and other health issues to comeback and coach the Argentine national team. However, he is now fighting tax problems.
5. Tony Hawk and the Emergence of Extreme Sports
Before Hawk, skateboarding and other extreme sports were viewed as a crazy and careless kids, but Hawk promoted and spread the sports making them common today.
6. Michael Vick Project
This story will need to play out as certainly another chapter exists.
7. 3:53: Alan Webb
After showing great potential as a teenager breaking Jim Ryun’s national high school record in the mile run (3:53.43), Webb slowly faded on the international circuit, but will have a chance to redeem himself in the upcoming Summer Olympics.
8. Seen, But Not Herd: Randy Moss and Marshall
After assaulting a fellow student in high school, losing his scholarships at Notre Dame and Florida State (the latter for a positive drug test), Randy Moss ended up at Marshall leading a revival of a program still licking its wounds from a devastating plane crash. But Moss cared little about Marshall before having a whirlwind NFL Career.
9. Freddy Adu
Still young, but sticking with the concept "The Best that Never Was", Adu was once heralded as a prodigy and signed his first pro contract at age 14. However, he is largely forgotten now. Ickey Woods was another talented, but forgotten player, but was not as talented as Dupree or Adu in his sport.
10. Pat Summitt and Geno Auriemma
Tennessee and UConn have ruled women's college basketball for a better part of two decades now, but Summitt refuses to play UConn due to what she perceives as unfair recruiting practices. Still their story and connection to the era is too great and future clashes between the two are inevitable.
11. John McEnroe Project
Known for his fiery temper and rivalry with Bjorn Borg, there is likely a McEnroe documentary somewhere.
12. Never Give Up: Jim Valvano's Battle With Cancer
We know the speech, but many don't know the full story.
13. Tough Subjects: Rae Carruth, Baylor Basketball Scandal, Latrell Sprewell Chokes PJ Carliesmo
All of these would be tough to do, but could be done tastefully like the June 17, 1994 film by Bret Morgen.