The Greatest Sports Photos of All Time


Now on SI.com, the publication’s editors have compiled the magazine’s 100 Greatest Photos of All-Time. While you might not agree with some of the rankings, the pictures are stunning, inspiring and many capture iconic, historical moments in one shutter.

See all 100 of the greatest sports photos of all time at sportsillustrated.cnn.com.  Here are a few.

35 Comments

  1. jerkstoresean

    November 11, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    1-1 and 2-4

    • seamus98

      November 12, 2012 at 8:59 am

      @jerkstoresean ali was an asshole

      • jerkstoresean

        November 12, 2012 at 9:25 am

        @seamus98 Who gives a shit?

      • seamus98

        November 12, 2012 at 6:37 pm

        @jerkstoresean  @seamus98   ali and jerkstoresean are asssholes

      • jerkstoresean

        November 12, 2012 at 6:42 pm

        @seamus98 Who gives a shit?

      • seamus98

        November 12, 2012 at 11:20 pm

        @jerkstoresean oh  yeah well I went to the jerkstore and they were all out of you

      • jerkstoresean

        November 13, 2012 at 3:52 am

        @seamus98 you’re their all time best seller

  2. HoneydewWilkins

    November 11, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    Morganna The Kissing Bandit snubbed again.

  3. Cletus from Brooklyn

    November 11, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    No Lincoln Hawk going over the top?

  4. Binary Daoist

    November 11, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    While not a Bruins fan; I’ve always loved that famous pic of Bobby Orr.

  5. SerotoninsGone

    November 11, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    Please print out 1-2 and leave it on Zito’s desk.

  6. plastic thoughts

    November 12, 2012 at 12:24 am

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  7. plastic thoughts

    November 12, 2012 at 12:25 am

    • SerotoninsGone

      November 12, 2012 at 12:43 am

      @SerotoninSpeaks Get your own screen name, dick.

    • plastic thoughts

      November 12, 2012 at 1:37 am

      F1 is man at his pinnacle.

    • NYC Metal Scene

      November 12, 2012 at 9:45 am

      @plastic thoughts Amazing!

  8. cray

    November 12, 2012 at 12:44 am

    Very NY centric… Jordan hitting the shot over Russell didn’t even make it.

    • SerotoninsGone

      November 12, 2012 at 12:50 am

      There’s at least two Jordan’s on there…

  9. Gunner

    November 12, 2012 at 6:23 am

    Where is Peppy Centaur winning the Preakness?

  10. TBVickroy

    November 12, 2012 at 9:32 am

    The Ali photo has to be the most iconic. Should be World Star Hip Hop’s FaceBook cover photo.

    • WilliamFBaldwin

      November 12, 2012 at 10:11 am

      @TBVickroy maybe if it was Chuck Wepner

  11. galactictraveler

    November 12, 2012 at 9:43 am

    They should have a picture of the Special Olympics diving champion. He fell into the pool .Thank you, good night.

  12. harlequincy

    November 12, 2012 at 10:38 am

    Mickelson’s jumping win ’04 Masters (chills)

  13. John in va

    November 12, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Again no john riggens running 43 yards and that famous stiff arm against the dolphins in the superbowl. Cmon mann

  14. Docintoxicated

    November 12, 2012 at 11:38 am

    What about all those icon photos Sandusky took? Or the photo of a coked out Michael Irvin trying to get through a revolving door?

    • bmqq316

      November 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm

      @Docintoxicated That Irvin comment made me almost choke on my coffee!

  15. bmqq316

    November 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Kerri Strug sticking her vault landing on one foot has got to be up there too.

    • madtowntom

      November 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

      @bmqq316 it is on the S.I. site, it would have been nice if it was a head-on full body/frame shot.Gotta agree

  16. madtowntom

    November 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    the foam/spit alongside secretariat is an amazing piece of that photo. Namath on the phone, covered in mud,Ali, etc.. Amazing !

  17. HummusMagnate

    November 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Me winning the all state championship by throwing AND receiving the game winning touchdown. Sup ladies.

    • madtowntom

      November 12, 2012 at 5:54 pm

      @HummusMagnate are u still wearing your letter jacket?

  18. Steve_in_Tampa

    November 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    #2-3, that guy from Cuba is pretty excited.

  19. edrooney

    November 12, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Bobby Orr all day everyday!

    • fezitorium

      November 12, 2012 at 6:19 pm

      @edrooney Especially over f’ing rodeo.

  20. fezitorium

    November 12, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    What? No f’ing Pele?