Famous sports figures today includes some of the most popular athletes of all time as well as some of the most talented athletes ever to compete in their respective sports. These sports legends include NBA stars like Michael Jordan and golf legend (and tabloid star) Tiger Woods. The athletes on this list are among the most popular athletes in the world, the most liked athletes, and are certainly famous sports people killing it on the court (or field) today.
Who are the most famous athletes around? These top athletes in their sport found the attention of the public eye and have managed, for the most part, to stay relevant even when they're not competing.