Greatest hits, humble and proud

In the Battle for the Soul of Sports, Patrick Hruby presents 10 of his favorite examples of sports humility and sports pride.

Updated: August 2, 2005, 5:55 PM ET
Page 2 staff

There are many memorable moments and examples of both Sports Pride and Sports Humility. Here are some of our favorites.

10 Great Moments in Sports Humility 10. David Robinson's deferral. For years, Robinson was the heart and soul of the San Antonio Spurs, a star center and the face of the franchise. Yet when the club made youngster Tim Duncan its offensive go-to guy, Robinson didn't pout, sulk or arrange for Duncan to be traded to Miami. Uh-uh. The Admiral accepted his reduced role with ...

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