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Heavyweight champion Joe Louis photographed by Carl Van Vechten at Greenwood Lake on September 15, 1941.

Heavyweight boxer Joe Louis in 1936

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Notre Dame quarterback Terry Hanratty and USC running back O.J. Simpson give President-elect Richard Nixon an autographed ball with other College Football All-American stars on December 2, 1968.

A few days later O.J. Simpson won the Heisman Trophy. Leroy Keyes came in second voting and Terry Hanratty in third. Simpson also won the 1968 United Press International College Football Player of the Year Award for the second consecutive year.

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Sugar Ray Robinson and family on January 2, 1951

(Original Caption): Welterweight boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson and his wife, Edna Mae, say hello to their son, one-year-old Ray Robinson Jr., as they arrive aboard the French liner Liberte. Sugar Ray is returning after a smashing tour of Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Frankfurt where he successfully defended his title in five bouts, four of which were won by knockouts.

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Bruce Jenner and his wife Chrystie Jenner circa 1977.

Photos by Gary Lewis

Bruce Jenner and his wife Chrystie Jenner circa 1977.

Photos by Gary Lewis

Bruce Jenner and his wife Chrystie Jenner circa 1977.

Photos by Gary Lewis

Jim Brown and Raquel Welch publicity photos for “100 Rifles” (1969). This was one of the first movies to feature a sex scene between people of different races. 

O.J. Simpson orange juice ad for TreeSweet in 1978.

Photos by Sid Avery

Mike Tyson and Robin Givens on “Good Morning America” in 1988.