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SI Sportsman of the Year — Who is it?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Satchel Pooch, Nov 20, 2006.


Who will be Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year?

  1. Roger Federer

    25 vote(s)
  2. Ryan Howard

    0 vote(s)
  3. Italy soccer

    1 vote(s)
  4. LeBron James

    1 vote(s)
  5. Jimmie Johnson

    0 vote(s)
  6. Tony LaRussa

    0 vote(s)
  7. Jim Leyland

    0 vote(s)
  8. Peyton Manning

    2 vote(s)
  9. Troy Smith

    0 vote(s)
  10. Jim Tressel

    1 vote(s)
  11. Dwyane Wade

    5 vote(s)
  12. Tiger Woods

    6 vote(s)
  13. Someone else

    9 vote(s)
  1. Satchel Pooch

    Satchel Pooch Member

    Alright, let's break out this evergreen a little early this year.

    Suggestions, suggestions, please.
  2. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Lance Armstrong, for finishing the marathon.
  3. indiansnetwork

    indiansnetwork Active Member

    Lance Armstrong is a big fraud.
  4. daemon

    daemon Well-Known Member

    I'd have to think Bill Cowher would receive some serious consideration.
  5. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    How is Ryan Howard not on this list and not Albert Pujols? [/Columbo]
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Ryan Howard Sonner.
  7. daemon

    daemon Well-Known Member

    Also, don't forget that the Olympics were this year. Speed skater Ahn Hyun-soo won four medals, three of them gold.

    And remember SI likes to think outside the box: I could see them naming Pujols SOY even though he didn't (or, perhaps, because he didn't) win MVP. Could also see them naming someone like Chad Hedrick or Shani Davis SOY. I could even seem them doing something really crazy and naming Hedrick and Davis co-Sportsmen of the Year.
  8. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    Not Davis. He was awesome, but Hedrick broke the world record about 10 different times in different races. He 'choked' a little at the Olympics, but he dominated the year.
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

  10. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    I would go with him or Tiger, both dominated their sports.

    If SI were to slant the vote to go with the better story, I'm guessing Tiger's performance after his father's death would factor into a decision his way.
  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I can't think of anyone who stands out. I would be hard pressed to name a winner.
  12. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Because I'm Italian, I'm partial to Italy's World Cup Team.
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