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American sports at their best: raw emotion, raw power, raw courage. These are captured as never before in a breathtaking photo collection of the defining moments of an entire generation of American sport in Titans of Sport. Shot by an extraordinary team of Reuters photojournalists, meet the icons of American sport, shown as you've never seen them before: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Cal Ripken, Mark McGwire, Dale Earnhardt, Muhammad Ali, and many more. Here are the nail-biting finishes, the milestones, the moments of triumph and anguish, pride and shame. Here are the ballplayers, the marathoners and NASCAR racers, the golfers and boxers, the hoopsters and hockey stars, and America's most unforgettable Olympians. Here are all of them, in glorious full color, accompanied by never-before-told stories from the photographers who captured the moments of their lives...and ours.
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The Reuters News Pictures Service, founded in 1985, is now the world's leading provider of photographic images. Its 130 full-time staff photographers, and many more contract and freelance photographers, are on the spot worldwide covering and capturing stories as they happen. Reuters photographers have won many top awards for their work, including first prize in the World Press Photo Award contest. Images provided by Reuters News Pictures Service are used by approximately 1,500 newspapers and... read more