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Kentucky's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:54 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Kentucky's Sports Rushmore are below:

Muhammad Ali (Louisville) - The three-time World Heavyweight Champion was an Olympic gold medalist and SI's "Sportsman of the Century."

Rick Pitino (Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals) - He took Kentucky to Back-to-back title games and won a National Championship in 1996.

Adolph Rupp (Kentucky Wildcats) - Rupp finished his career with 876 wins (3rd most all-time) and led the Wildcats to four NCAA titles and one NIT title.

Secretariat (Buried in Paris) - The 1972 and '73 Horse of the Year was ranked 35th among the greatest athletes of 20th century by ESPN.

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