The greatest thing about a sporting experience is not always the game itself. Yes, Gibby's walk-off home run in 1987 or MJ's jumper over Bryon Russell in 1998 are fixtures that will remain in our minds forever.
But what we cannot forget are the other parts of the game that leave us with memories to draw upon. The modern sports star is no longer just an athlete, but an iconic pop star with the ability to draw attention off the court.
Media is the funnel many of these athletes take to garner more exposure. Whether it be a movie, a bit on SNL, a popular TV show or a good ol' fashioned commercial, today's stars are the Herculean figures of an entire generation.
Considering I come from an era when commercials took on a whole new meaning in the arena of business marketing, I have listed the ten best sports commercials of all time. All of these remind me of my childhood, and have given me laughter for years and many more years to come.