Featured Talent

Bill Cowher

The Super Bowl-winning head coach has successfully transitioned into a broadcasting career.  Now in his ninth year, Cowher serves as a studio analyst for CBS’ "The NFL Today" where he contributes his football expertise on Thursdays and Sundays during the season.

Emmitt Smith

A Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back and three time Super Bowl Champion, Emmitt Smith is the NFL’s all-time leading rusher accumulating 18,355 yards in 15 NFL seasons. Since retirement in 2005, Emmitt has been a football analyst, won the third season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (2006), become a sought after public speaker, authored his most recent book “Game On”, and founded Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities. Having transitioned to the role of businessman and entrepreneur, Emmitt now runs several businesses spanning real estate, construction and technology.

Herm Edwards

Former NFL head coach (New York Jets '01-'05 and Kansas City Chiefs '06-'08) and player, Herm Edwards joined ESPN in March 2009 as an NFL studio analyst. He appears primarily on NFL Live, SportsCenter and ESPN Radio, while also contributing to ESPN’s coverage of Super Bowl week.  Edwards co-authored the book "You Play to Win the Game" – Leadership Lessons for Success On and Off the Field with ESPN’s Shelley Smith and is an engaging motivational speaker.   Edwards appeared in Golf Channel’s original series “The Haney Project” with professional instructor Hank Haney in December 2011 and displayed his golf passion.

Chris Fowler

Chris is an award-winning broadcaster and a major face of college football as the host of ABC’s Saturday Night Football and lead voice of the CFP’s Semifinal and Championship Game. He previously spent 25 years as the host of ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning football program, College GameDay. Chris has also been the lead host of ESPN’s Grand Slam tennis coverage for over 10 years.


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Marv AlbertTNT & CBS Sports Commentator

Denise AustinFitness ExpertREAD MORE

Tracy AustinHall of Fame Tennis Player & TV AnalystREAD MORE

Chris BaberChef & TV PersonalityREAD MORE

Leif BabinRetired Navy SEAL & Bestselling AuthorREAD MORE

Molly BarkerFounder,"Girls on the Run International"READ MORE

John BarnesFormer English Soccer Player/BroadcasterREAD MORE

Johnny BenchNational Baseball Hall of Famer

Brian BillickNFLN Analyst & SB Champion Head CoachREAD MORE

Wade BoggsNational Baseball Hall of FamerREAD MORE

Bob BowmanOlympic & Arizona State Swim CoachREAD MORE

Andrew BrandtESPN & SI “Business of the NFL” Analyst

Michael BreedGolf Coach and Golf Channel PersonalityREAD MORE

Mike BrownRugby Player, EnglandREAD MORE

Darcey BussellBallet DancerREAD MORE

Marysol CastroESPN BroadcasterREAD MORE

Ken CatanellaSacramento Kings, Assistant GMREAD MORE

Michael ChangHall of Fame Tennis Champion and CoachREAD MORE

Kelly ClarkSnowboardingREAD MORE

Harry Connick Jr.Singer, Musician, Actor, TV HostREAD MORE

Fred CookPresident & CEO of GolinREAD MORE

Sebastian CopelandAdventurer and Enviromental ActivistREAD MORE

Natalie CoughlinSwimmingREAD MORE

Bill CowherCBS Analyst & SB Champion Head CoachREAD MORE

Dell CurryNBA Legend & BroadcasterREAD MORE

Brad DaughertyNBA Legend and ESPN AnalystREAD MORE

Elena Delle DoneWNBA Chicago Sky, CREAD MORE

Thomas DimitroffAtlanta Falcons, General ManagerREAD MORE

Debbie DonigerGolf Personality (USA)READ MORE

Herm EdwardsESPN Football Analyst & Former NFL HCREAD MORE

Neil EverettESPN SportsCenter AnchorREAD MORE

Jennie Finch2x Softball Olympic Medalist and MomREAD MORE

John FlahertyYES Broadcaster and Former MLB CatcherREAD MORE

Sébastien FoucanFreerunning. Actor. SpeakerREAD MORE

Chris FowlerESPN/ABC Football & Tennis AnnouncerREAD MORE

Rulon GardnerWrestlingREAD MORE

Jason GoodallESPN and ATP Media Tennis Analyst READ MORE

Darren GoughFormer Cricketer, EnglandREAD MORE

Joe GreenePro Football Hall of Fame

Brett HaberTennis Channel & NBC Olympic Tennis HostREAD MORE

Dan HamptonPro Football Hall of Fame

Hank HaneyGolfREAD MORE

James HarrisCricketer, EnglandREAD MORE

Martina HingisHall of Fame Tennis Champion and CoachREAD MORE

Katie HnidaAdvocate Against Sexual ViolenceREAD MORE

Ali HolmanFitness ExpertREAD MORE

Matt IsemanTV Host, Comedian, DoctorREAD MORE

Raghib IsmailNFL and Notre Dame LegendREAD MORE

Jimmie JohnsonSix-time NASCAR Champion driverREAD MORE

Randy JohnsonMLB Hall of Famer and PhotographerREAD MORE

Jackie Joyner-KerseeOlympic Legend and PhilanthropistREAD MORE

Dean KarnazesThe "Ultramarathon Man"READ MORE

Ana KasparianPolitical Pundit, Co-host and ProducerREAD MORE

Chris KlugSnowboardingREAD MORE

Chad KnausNASCAR Crew Chief for Jimmie JohnsonREAD MORE

Atul KochharChef, Restaurateur and TV PersonalityREAD MORE

Anna KournikovaMoscow, RUSREAD MORE

Lenny KrayzelburgSwimmingREAD MORE

Andrea KremerNFLN, HBO and CBS CorrespondentREAD MORE

Graeme Le SauxNBC Soccer AnalystREAD MORE

Jeanette LeeProfessional Billiards PlayerREAD MORE

Marv LevyPro Football Hall of Fame Head Coach

Marvin LewisCincinnati Bengals, Head CoachREAD MORE

Bob LeyESPN Host and AnchorREAD MORE

Nancy LiebermanBasketball Hall of Fame & NBA CoachREAD MORE

Ken LindnerFounder, Life-Choice PsychologyREAD MORE

Luc LongleyBoomers (Australia), Assistant CoachREAD MORE

Rebecca LoweNBC Soccer and Olympics HostREAD MORE

Joe MaddonChicago Cubs, ManagerREAD MORE

Todd MartinHindsdale, IL, USAREAD MORE

Conchita MartinezEurosport Tennis CommentatorREAD MORE

Jade McCarthyESPN Sportcenter AnchorREAD MORE

Mike ModanoHockey Hall of FamerREAD MORE

Rosie NapravnikHorse Racing JockeyREAD MORE

Martina NavratilovaTennis Legend and Best-Selling AuthorREAD MORE

Richie ParkerNASCAR Engineer for Hendrick MotorsportsREAD MORE

Debbie PhelpsMother of Olympic Icon Michael Phelps

Rodney PeeteEx-NFL QB, Broadcaster & Autism Advocate

Lou PiniellaFormer MLB Player and ManagerREAD MORE

Tony PottsTelevision Personality

Dolvett QuinceActor and Personal TrainerREAD MORE

Paul RabilLacrosse IconREAD MORE

Donna RichardsonFitness Icon and TV Correspondent

Dan ReevesFormer NFL Head Coach

Trish ReganTV Host, Fox Business NetworkREAD MORE

David RobinsonBasketball Hall of Famer and NBA LegendREAD MORE

Holly Robinson PeeteActress, Author, Talkshow host, ActivistREAD MORE

Cael SandersonOlympic Gold Medalist/ Wrestling CoachREAD MORE

Gale SayersNFL Hall of FamerREAD MORE

David ShawStanford University, Head Football CoachREAD MORE

Emmitt SmithPro Football Hall of FamerREAD MORE

Pat SmithTelevision Host and PhilanthropistREAD MORE

Mike SmithTampa Bay Buccaneers, D. CoordinatorREAD MORE

Bart StarrPro Football Hall of FamerREAD MORE

Jacque VaughnNBA Legend and Former Head CoachREAD MORE

Mark WalbergTelevision Host

Laura WilkinsonDivingREAD MORE

Ty WillinghamFormer NCAA and NFL CoachREAD MORE

Jocko WillinkRetired Navy SEAL & NYT Bestselling AuthREAD MORE

Teddy BlochSenior Manager, Marketing & OperationsMcLean, VA

Nova LanktreeSenior DirectorChicago, IL

Alyssa RomanoSenior Manager, Public RelationsNew York, NY

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