Page 2 debates which athletes are cool and which ones aren't. Help us decide by voting below.
Is Greg Maddux cool or uncool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: Soft-tosser relied on placement and brainpower; physically less imposing than many CPAs.
CASE FOR COOL: Dominated steroid era hitters without juicing; "Mad Dog" nickname delightfully ironic.
Is Chris Kluwe cool or uncool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: Punter -- striiiiike one! -- is an avid video game player who goes by the Twitter handle "ChrisWarcraft."
CASE FOR COOL: Artist behind single most insightful piece of commentary on NFL's concussion crisis.
Is Dennis Rodman cool or uncool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: The wedding dress, the "Demolition Man" 'do, the endless attention grasping -- Rodman was Ochocinco before Ochocinco.
CASE FOR COOL: "The Worm" is a first-rate organic nickname; for a time, the man did make rebounding cool.
Is Tim Duncan cool or uncool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: Fundamental, flash-free floor game makes both coaches and your Dad happy, which is the opposite of cool. Also is a sword collector ... and has a tattoo of Merlin.
CASE FOR COOL: Seems more icily self-contained than a DeNiro character in a heist flick.
Is Pete Sampras cool or uncool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: Personality unfavorably likened to a cardboard cutout; not a good tipper,according to Andre Agassi.
CASE FOR COOL: Serve-and-volley game took cojones; asked about the difference between himself and rival Patrick Rafter, replied, "10 grand slams."
Are the Hanson Brothers from "Slapshot" cool?
CASE FOR UNCOOL: Seriously, just look at them.
CASE FOR COOL: Greatest characters in one of greatest-ever sports movies; is a killer nerd still a nerd?