Famous sports HABs
Men that have been linked to sports stars and coaches.
Ovechkin tweeted a picture of himself with girlfriend Maria Kirilenko, a tennis player.
The new power basketball couple, Williams is married to WNBA stud Candace Parker. Lailaa Nicole Williams, the couple's first child, was born in 2009. Don't be surprised if you see Lailaa's name in the women's college basketball scene in about 15 years.
Lockwood is married to WNBA all-time great Lisa Leslie. The two married in 2006, and in 2007, Leslie took a year off from basketball while pregnant. They had their second child in 2010.
Nomar married soccer star Mia Hamm in 2003. Both now retired, Garciaparra has added baseball analyst to his resume, while Hamm is now a published author.
A battle that probably takes place in the Daigle household: Who has the better fastball, Daigle or his wife, Jennie Finch? Daigle, an MLB pitcher, met his match in Finch, an Olympic softball pitcher.
Thompson, a sprinter from Barbados and a bronze medalist in the 2000 Olympics, teamed up with another really, really fast runner: Marion Jones. They married on Feb. 24, 2007, and have a child together.
Smith, the head women's soccer coach at Santa Clara University, is married to another soccer stud: Brandi Chastain. Chastain, of course, is famous for the "Sports bra incident" during the 1999 World Cup.
Jenkins is married to Peggy Flemming, an ice skating Olympic Gold Medalist. Flemming won her gold in the 1968 Games. The pair now own a vineyard in California.
A real estate developer, Kelley is married to former Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton. Kelley now works in the Fairmount State University athletic department. A fun fact about Retton? She's only 4-foot-8.
Lough doubles as Paula Radcliffe's husband and coach. The two got together in April 2000, and have a pair of kids together - Isla, born in 2007, and Raphael, born in 2010.
We get the feeling there is a lot of ice skating in the Hedican-Kristi Yamaguchi home. After all, Hedican played in the NHL and in two Olympics, and Yamaguchi won two World Figure Skating Championships and one U.S. Figure Skating Championship.
The journeyman MLBer married famous Olympic volleyball star Misty May in November 2004. Misty has two Olympic Gold Medals; Matt had 13 career homers entering the 2011 season.
There isn't a great deal linking Turner to former Commack basketball star and current Ohio State point guard Sammy Prahalis, but Ohio State's newspaper did report them being "Facebook official" - as in dating - as far back as February 2010.
A long-time Bear - and one-time Jet - Conway, a former wide receiver, married Laila Ali in 2007. The couple have two children together.