The first harness driver to win $1 million in a season (1964), Dancer guided horses to three Triple Crowns between '68 and '72. A charismatic ambassador for his sport, he appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and was toasted by Lyndon Johnson at the White House.
The 5'5" basketball coach led the Soviet Union to seven European titles, two world championships and the 1988 Olympic gold medal. While his team also won gold in '72, Gomelsky was not in Munich; fearing that he would defect, the KGB had confiscated his passport.
The longtime Chiefs coach changed the game, inventing the moving pocket and the two-tight-end formation while leading Kansas City to the AFL title in 1966 and a victory in Super Bowl IV. He said in 2003, "I married the only girl I ever loved and did the only job I ever loved."