Sportsman of the Year


Sportsman of the Year

Since its inception in 1954, "Sports Illustrated" magazine has annually presented the "Sportsman of the Year" award to "the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement." A majority of the winners have been American. Non-Americans are also eligible. The award has not been given to an individual player in soccer or to any cricket player. The award's trophy, a ceramic urn depicting Greek athletes, has been given to the following recipients:

External links

* [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/sportsman/ Sportsman of the Year] at SI.com
* [http://si.com/sportsman/ 2007 Sportsman of the Year]


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