Gymnastics: 2023 U.S. Gymnastics Championships
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It seems to be that the rich get richer, even when it comes to talent. Have you ever noticed how many famous people are “double threats” with more than one marketable skill?

That’s definitely true of our list of athletes who also wrote bestselling books. A general rule to live by is this: If someone is the best in the world at something, they have a great story to tell, and you should listen.

Check out our list and grab a coffee and a blanket, we’ve got a lot of reading to do!

Tom Brady

Syndication: Arizona Republic
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Abby Wambach

Syndication: Palm Beach Post
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Tim Tebow

Syndication: The News-Press
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Simone Biles

Syndication: USA TODAY
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Drew Brees

NFL: Buffalo Bills at New Orleans Saints
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Tony Dungy

Syndication: Indianapolis
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John McEnroe

Tennis: Pickleball Slam
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Lance Armstrong

CYCLING: Tour of California-Stage Eight
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Tim Howard

MLS: FC Dallas at Colorado Rapids
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Pete Rose

MLB: Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies
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