Photography has the ability to transcend time, permanently documenting the impact and emotion of a single moment. Pictures say what words cannot, placing the viewer within the world of the subject being snapped.
Nowhere is the import of photography more apparent than in the world of sports. Dwight Clark was forever immortalized with "The Catch." The image of Muhammad Ali standing victorious over the sprawled body of Sonny Liston is iconic.
And the picture of Maria Sharapova wearing an incredibly sexy outfit during a tennis match will undoubtedly stand the test of time.
And so, in the spirit of great photography found in athletics, we present "The 100 Hottest Pictures In Sports." On the following slideshow, you will find the sexiest candid photos of athletes either in competition, or within the competitive arena.
As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Luckily for you, I wrote a lot less than that.
On to the show!