ESPN List of ~  10 Greatest Athletes Mad Dog 100: Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time

"You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time." ~ Gordie Howe

The best all-around athletes of all time, determined by ESPN Page 2. The Top 10 are:

1. Jim Brown

2. Jim Thorpe

3. Dave Winfield

4. Bo Jackson

5. Wilt Chamberlain
6. Rafer Johnson

7. Jackie Robinson

8. Michael Jordan

9. Gordie Howe

10. Lou Gehrig

Also receiving votes:
Jerry Rice
Bob Gibson
Kirk Gibson
Charlie Ward
Deion Sanders
Bob Mathias
Danny Ainge
John Elway
Eric Heiden