Randy Savage, who passed away in May, would’ve turned 59 today. In this 2001 photo, the Macho Man poses with Mavs owner Mark Cuban. (AP)
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Manny Pacquiao lands a right hand against Juan Manuel Marquez during the WBO welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Pacquiao won by majority decision.
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Seattle rookie Shawn Kemp goes airborne during the 1990 Slam Dunk Contest in Miami. Despite being one of the top dunkers of his time, the “Reign Man” never won any of the four Slam Dunk Contests he participated in.
(Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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Closeup portrait of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier during photo shoot at Joe Frazier’s Philadelphia Gym in 2003. The two are posing in the same boxing robes they wore the night of their first bout in 1971. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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Lions RB Barry Sanders breaks free during a 1994 game against the Buccaneers. Sanders’ son, Barry Jr., is currently blazing his own path for Heritage Hall High School in Oklahoma City. (John Biever/SI)
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“My power is discombobulatingly devastating. I could feel muscle tissues collapse under my force. It’s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.” - Mike Tyson
Larry Johnson and Stacey Augmon pose with UNLV’s shark mascot after a 1990 game against Loyola Marymount. (Peter Read Miller/SI)
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