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Memorial Day: Remembering the Greatest Athletes to Serve ‘Merica

Happy Memorial Day, America. It’s a time for barbecues, heading to the beach, and enjoying a long weekend with family and friends. There is usually a ton of booze involved and maybe you sneak in a two minute glance of one of the most famous non-stop left turns ever in the 98th running of the Indy 500. It is also a time to remember… hence the clever¬†Memorial¬†Day tag.

Ocean City, MD celebrating the weekend. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun).
Ocean City, MD celebrating the weekend. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun).

The sports world has long been filled with athletes who remember that, although sports are entertaining and indeed a job, they are also just a game. Endless amounts of athletes have put their careers on hold to serve this country. While some of us spend this weekend celebrating relatives or friends who have served, lets take a look at some of the more memorable athletes to put America above their stats and illustrious careers.

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