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Athletes That Have Appeared in ESPN The Magazine’s The Body Issue

The 2015 edition of ESPN The Magazine’s The Body Issue is out and another 24 athletes will grace its pages in the artistic buff – 23 for the first time.

Skier Laird Hamilton is making his second appearance. In the seven editions since The Body Issue’s debut in 2009, only two athletes have appeared more than once: Hamilton in 2009 and 2015 and figure skater Julia Mancuso in 2009 and 2010.

SPORT ATHLETE EDITION
1. Basketball 16 Dwight Howard 2009
Cappie Pondexter 2009
Diana Taurasi 2010
Amare Stoudamire 2010
Sylvia Fowles 2011
Blake Griffin 2011
Tyson Chandler 2012
Candace Parker 2012
John Wall 2013
Kenneth Faried 2013
Swin Cash 2013
Serge Ibaka 2014
Angel McCoughtry 2014
Brittney Griner 2015
Kevin Love 2015
DeAndre Jordan 2015
1. Football 16 Adrian Peterson 2009
Casey Hampton 2009
Torry Holt 2009
Patrick Willis 2010
Herschel Walker* 2010
Steven Jackson 2011
Rob Gronkowski 2012
Maurice Jones-Drew 2012
Colin Kaepernick 2013
Vernon Davis 2013
Marshawn Lynch 2014
Larry Fitzgerald 2014
Odell Beckham Jr. 2015
Jack Mewhort 2015
Anthony Castonzo 2015
Todd Herremans 2015
3. Volleyball 14 Kim Glass 2010
U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team 2012* 2012
Destinee Hooker 2012
Megan Hodge 2012
Alisha Glass 2012
Stacy Sykora 2012
Kerri Walsh Jennings 2013
Gabrielle Reece 2015
Eddie Matz 2009
Tim Struby 2009
Carol Hamilton 2009
Michele Rauter 2009
Noah Kaiser 2009
Greg Hunter 2009
3. World Football (Soccer) 14 Oguchi Onyewu 2009
Natasha Kai 2009
Chris Pontius 2009
Bryan Namoff 2009
Clyde Simms 2009
Tim Howard 2010
Hope Solo 2011
Carlos Bocanegra 2012
Abby Wambach 2012
Sydney Leroux 2013
Omar Gonzalez 2014
Megan Rapinoe 2014
Ali Krieger 2015
Jermaine Jones 2015
5. Ice Hockey 11 Zdeno Chara 2009
Chris Higgins 2009
Sheldon Souray 2009
Bill Guerin 2009
Mike Komisarek 2009
Julie Chu 2011
Ryan Kesler 2011
Brad Richards 2012
Joffrey Lupul 2013
Hilary Knight 2014
Tyler Seguin 2015
6. Baseball 9 Nelson Cruz 2009
Joba Chamberlain 2009
Ivan Rodriguez 2009
Jose Reyes 2011
José Bautista 2012
Giancarlo Stanton 2013
Matt Harvey 2013
Prince Fielder 2014
Bryce Harper 2015
6. Golf 9 Christina Kim 2009
Sandra Gal 2009
Anna Grzebien 2009
Camilo Villegas 2010
Belen Mozo 2011
Suzann Pettersen 2012
Carly Booth 2013
Gary Player 2013
Sadena Parks 2015
6. Tennis 9 Serena Williams 2009
James Blake 2009
Vera Zvonareva 2011
Daniela Hantuchová 2012
Agnieszka Radwanska 2013
John Isner 2013
Venus Williams 2014
Tomas Berdych 2014
Stan Wawrinka 2015
9. Mixed Martial Arts 7 Gina Carano 2009
Randy Couture 2009
Evangelista Santos 2010
Cristiane Justino 2010
Jon “Bones” Jones 2011
Ronda Rousey 2012
Miesha Tate 2013
9. Surfing 7 Claire Bevilacqua 2009
Laird Hamilton 2009
Kelly Slater 2010
Stephanie Gilmore 2011
Maya Gabeira 2012
Coco Ho 2014
Laird Hamilton 2015
11. Boxing 5 Manny Pacquiao 2009
Sergio Martinez 2011
Marlen Esparza 2013
Bernard Hopkins 2014
Danyelle Wolf 2014
11. Snowboarding 5 Gretchen Bleiler 2011
Louie Vito 2011
Elena Hight 2013
Jamie Anderson 2014
Amy Purdy 2014
13. Auto Racing 4 Carl Edwards 2009
Mark Martin 2009
Helio Castroneves 2011
Courtney Force 2013
13. Gymnastics 4 Shawn Johnson 2009
Alicia Sacramone 2011
Danell Leyva 2012
Aly Raisman 2015
13. Swimming 4 Ryan Lochte 2009
Jeff Farrell 2010
Michael Phelps 2014
Natalie Coughlin 2015
13. Track and Field 4 Michelle Carter 2009
Lolo Jones* 2009
Philipa Raschker 2010
Natasha Hastings 2011
17. Rock Climbing 3 Steph Davis 2009
Chris Sharma 2013
Daila Ojeda 2013
17. Running 3 Ryan Hall 2011
Carmelita Jeter 2012
Walter Dix 2012
17. Skiing 3 Kristi Leskinen 2009
Julia Mancuso 2009
Julia Mancuso 2010
20. Archery 2 Erika Anschutz 2010
Khatuna Lorig 2015
20. Bobsledding 2 Steven Holcomb 2010
Aja Evans 2014
20. Figure Skating 2 Johnny Weir 2009
Evan Lysacek 2010
20. Horse Racing 2 Alexis Solis 2009
Mike Smith 2012
20. Motocross 2 Tarah Gieger 2013
Travis Pastrana 2014
20. Rowing 2 Susan Francia 2009
Oksana Masters 2012
20. Skateboarding 2 Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins 2014
Leticia Bufoni 2015
20. Speed Skating 2 Allison Baver 2009
Apolo Anton Ohno 2011
28. Billiards 1 Jeanette Lee 2010
28. BMX 1 Nigel Sylvester 2014
28. Bowling 1 Kelly Kulick 2011
28. Cliff Diving 1 Ginger Huber 2014
28. Decathlon 1 Ashton Eaton 2012
28. Fencing 1 Tim Morehouse 2012
28. Field Hockey 1 Paige Selenski 2015
28. Hammer Throw 1 Amanda Bingson 2015
28. Heptathlon 1 Chantae McMillan 2015
28. Javelin 1 Rachel Yurkovich 2010
28. Pentathlon (Paralympics) 1 Jeremy Campbell 2011
28. Roller Derby 1 Suzy Hotrod 2011
28. Rugby 1 Todd Clever 2015
28. Sailing 1 Anna Tunnicliffe 2012
28. Softball 1 Jessica Mendoza 2009
28. Sumo Wrestling 1 Byambajav Ulambayaryn 2009
28. Table Tennis 1 Biljana “Biba” Golic 2009
28. Triathlon (Paralympics) 1 Sarah Reinertsen 2009
28. Wakeboarding 1 Dallas Friday 2015
28. Water Polo 1 USA Women’s Water Polo Team* 2010
28. Weightlifting 1 Cheryl Haworth 2009
28. Wheelchair Tennis (Paralympics) 1 Esther Vergeer 2010
28. Yachting 1 Jimmy Spithill 2014

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Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos and Teams with the Most Penalties in 2013

The Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks Were The Most Penalized Team In 2013

The Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks Were The Most Penalized Team In 2013

Penalties are a good thing? Or, at least they don’t matter much if you’ve got the goods.

The Super Bowl XLVIII Champion Seattle Seahawks were the most penalized NFL team in 2013.

And the runner-ups, the Denver Broncos, were the second most penalized team in 2013.

The Seahawks were far ahead of the pack, the only team with over 150 penalty flags thrown – and also had the third most defensive and most offensive penalties. Seattle had over 80 offensive penalties while the next nine teams all ranged in the 60’s.

Denver was flagged 20 fewer times overall, but had more defensive penalties than Seattle. The Broncos had the second most on that side of the ball.

First in defensive penalties? The St. Louis Rams. Mr. Fisher?

Below find all 32 teams’ total, offensive and defensive penalties from last season.

More penalty knowledge? How about teams with the most total team penalties from 2007-2012?

You can also check out my source now and throughout the season – nflpenalties.com – where they break things down even further.

TOTAL PENALTIES

TEAM TOTAL PENALTIES
1. Seattle Seahawks 152
2. Denver Broncos 132
3. St. Louis Rams 123
4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 121
5. San Francisco 49ers 117
6. Oakland Raiders 116
7. Baltimore Ravens 112
7. Houston Texans 112
9. Buffalo Bills 110
9. Detroit Lions 110
9. New Orleans Saints 110
12. New York Jets 108
12. San Diego Chargers 108
14. Cincinnati Bengals 106
15. Cleveland Browns 104
16. Kansas City Chiefs 103
17. Dallas Cowboys 102
18. Tennessee Titans 101
19. Philadelphia Eagles 99
19. Washington Redskins 99
21. Arizona Cardinals 96
21. Jacksonville Jaguars 96
23. Atlanta Falcons 91
23. New York Giants 91
25. Green Bay Packers 89
26. Carolina Panthers 88
27. Chicago Bears 85
28. Pittsburgh Steelers 76
29. New England Patriots 75
30. Indianapolis Colts 74
31. Minnesota Vikings 70
32. Miami Dolphins 69

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OFFENSIVE PENALTIES

TEAM OFFENSIVE PENALTIES
1. Seattle Seahawks 84
2. New Orleans Saints 69
3. Oakland Raiders 66
4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 65
5. San Diego Chargers 63
6. Washington Redskins 62
7. Baltimore Ravens 61
7. Cleveland Browns 61
9. Denver Broncos 60
9. San Francisco 49ers 60
11. New York Jets 59
12. Kansas City Chiefs 56
12. Philadelphia Eagles 56
14. Tennessee Titans 54
15. Jacksonville Jaguars 51
15. Atlanta Falcons 51
17. Cincinnati Bengals 50
18. Buffalo Bills 49
19. Green Bay Packers 48
20. Houston Texans 47
21. Dallas Cowboys 45
22. New York Giants 44
23. Detroit Lions 42
23. Chicago Bears 42
25. Arizona Cardinals 41
26. Pittsburgh Steelers 40
27. St. Louis Rams 39
27. New England Patriots 39
29. Carolina Panthers 37
30. Indianapolis Colts 35
31. Minnesota Vikings 30
31. Miami Dolphins 30

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DEFENSIVE PENALTIES

TEAM DEFENSIVE PENALTIES
1. St. Louis Rams 84
2. Denver Broncos 72
3. Detroit Lions 68
3. Seattle Seahawks 68
5. Houston Texans 65
6. Buffalo Bills 61
7. Dallas Cowboys 57
7. San Francisco 49ers 57
9. Cincinnati Bengals 56
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56
11. Arizona Cardinals 55
12. Baltimore Ravens 51
12. Carolina Panthers 51
14. Oakland Raiders 50
15. New York Jets 49
16. Kansas City Chiefs 47
16. New York Giants 47
16. Tennessee Titans 47
19. Jacksonville Jaguars 45
19. San Diego Chargers 45
21. Chicago Bears 43
21. Cleveland Browns 43
21. Philadelphia Eagles 43
24. Green Bay Packers 41
24. New Orleans Saints 41
26. Atlanta Falcons 40
26. Minnesota Vikings 40
28. Indianapolis Colts 39
28. Miami Dolphins 39
30. Washington Redskins 37
31. New England Patriots 36
31. Pittsburgh Steelers 36

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Major League Baseball Teams with the Highest Attendance (2013 and 2014)

Most Baseball Fans Attend Los Angeles Dodgers Games (At Least In 2013 And 2014)

Most Baseball Fans Attend Los Angeles Dodgers Games (At Least In 2013 And 2014)

In 2013, eight major league baseball teams broke the 3M home-attendance barrier, led by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Again, based on the average numbers in 2014 (second list below, as of the date of this post), it looks like Dodgers home games will be the most attended in the league.

Overall, though, gate numbers are slightly (just slightly) down from last season, so it is unlikely other teams will join the big eight. The Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies will need a sales surge to get over the top.

And we may even have a few of the eight falling shy of the 3M mark this time around (take the Philadelphia Phillies for example).

We’ll come back at the end of the season to see how it all wraps up and take another look at the century as a whole so far. Sports List of the Day already crunched the home attendance totals from 2000-2012.

MLB 2013 AND 2014 TOTAL ATTENDANCE BY TEAM

TEAM 2013 TOTAL HOME ATTENDANCE TEAM 2014 TOTAL HOME ATTENDANCE 2014 AVERAGE HOME GP
Los Angeles Dodgers 3,743,527

1.

San Francisco Giants 2,288,198 41,604 55
St. Louis Cardinals 3,369,769

2.

Los Angeles Dodgers 2,277,891 46,488 49
San Francisco Giants 3,369,106

3.

St. Louis Cardinals 2,256,762 43,399 52
New York Yankees 3,279,589

4.

Los Angeles Angels 2,147,082 38,341 56
Texas Rangers 3,178,273

5.

New York Yankees 2,098,276 41,966 50
Detroit Tigers 3,083,397

6.

Boston Red Sox 1,890,362 36,353 52
Los Angeles Angels 3,019,505

7.

Colorado Rockies 1,865,125 33,911 54
Philadelphia Phillies 3,012,403

8.

Milwaukee Brewers 1,825,503 33,191 55
Boston Red Sox 2,833,333

9.

Detroit Tigers 1,785,324 35,006 51
Colorado Rockies 2,793,828

10.

Texas Rangers 1,752,120 35,042 50
Washington Nationals 2,652,422

11.

Philadelphia Phillies 1,636,189 30,300 54
Chicago Cubs 2,642,682

12.

Washington Nationals 1,579,530 31,591 50
Atlanta Braves 2,548,679

13.

Pittsburgh Pirates 1,563,657 28,430 55
Toronto Blue Jays 2,536,562

14.

Atlanta Braves 1,557,938 29,395 53
Milwaukee Brewers 2,531,105

15.

Cincinnati Reds 1,553,052 31,061 50
Cincinnati Reds 2,492,101

16.

Chicago Cubs 1,541,933 32,807 47
Minnesota Twins 2,477,644

17.

Toronto Blue Jays 1,509,124 28,474 53
Baltimore Orioles 2,357,561

18.

Minnesota Twins 1,470,358 28,276 52
Pittsburgh Pirates 2,256,862

19.

Baltimore Orioles 1,440,288 29,394 49
San Diego Padres 2,166,691

20.

San Diego Padres 1,396,147 26,849 52
New York Mets 2,135,657

21.

Ariziona Diamondbacks 1,382,499 25,602 54
Arizona Diamondbacks 2,134,895

22.

Seattle Mariners 1,361,104 24,305 56
Oakland A’s 1,809,302

23.

New York Mets 1,278,686 26,639 48
Chicago White Sox 1,768,413

24.

Oakland A’s 1,229,453 24,107 51
Seattle Mariners 1,761,546

25.

Houston Astros 1,162,536 22,795 51
Kansas City Royals 1,750,754

26.

Kansas City Royals 1,151,246 23,025 50
Houston Astros 1,651,883

27.

Miami Marlins 1,126,520 21,664 52
Miami Marlins 1,586,322

28.

Chicago White Sox 1,055,283 20,692 51
Cleveland Indians 1,572,926

29.

Tampa Bay Rays 894,891 17,209 52
Tampa Bay Rays 1,510,300

30.

Cleveland Indians 864,896 18,019 48

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2014 AVERAGE HOME ATTENDANCE SORTED

TEAM 2014 AVERAGE HOME ATTENDANCE
1. Los Angeles Dodgers 46,488
2. St. Louis Cardinals 43,399
3. New York Yankees 41,966
4. San Francisco Giants 41,604
5. Los Angeles Angels 38,341
6. Boston Red Sox 36,353
7. Texas Rangers 35,042
8. Detroit Tigers 35,006
9. Colorado Rockies 33,911
10. Milwaukee Brewers 33,191
11. Chicago Cubs 32,807
12. Washington Nationals 31,591
13. Cincinnati Reds 31,061
14. Philadelphia Phillies 30,300
15. Atlanta Braves 29,395
16. Baltimore Orioles 29,394
17. Toronto Blue Jays 28,474
18. Pittsburgh Pirates 28,430
19. Minnesota Twins 28,276
20. San Diego Padres 26,849
21. New York Mets 26,639
22. Ariziona Diamondbacks 25,602
23. Seattle Mariners 24,305
24. Oakland A’s 24,107
25. Kansas City Royals 23,025
26. Houston Astros 22,795
27. Miami Marlins 21,664
28. Chicago White Sox 20,692
29. Cleveland Indians 18,019
30. Tampa Bay Rays 17,209

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