Recommending athletes for reality TV

Updated: August 22, 2012, 2:55 PM ET
By Sarah Spain

When the latest installment of "Survivor" hits the airwaves in September, five-time MLB All-Star Jeff Kent will be one of 15 competing for cash on a remote island in the Philippines. The 2000 NL MVP hopes to do better than former NFL quarterback Gary Hogeboom (Season 11) and legendary Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson (Season 21), neither of whom managed to make it to the show's Final Tribal Council.

"Survivor" isn't Kent's first foray into reality television; he appeared on ...

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