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Athlebrity Zone Brick

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It's not hard for athletes to cross the sidelines into pop culture these days. Some become reality stars. Some date reality stars. And some are just so good at being sporty it's mind-boggling!

So when you combine the strength of an athlete and the fame of a celebrity, you get one powerfully entertaining human being: an athlebrity!

As NCAA basketball spreads March Madness this week, we're celebrating sports stars who truly make the A-list—and not just the ballers. Starting Tuesday, you'll help us pick the hottest sports celebrity in our Athlebrity Madness tournament.

But first, check out our All-Star Athlebrities, from Kobe to Kournikova, and let us know if we've missed someone who could take all these stars down.

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