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Ryan Lochte, right, and Michael Phelps pose with

Ryan Lochte, right, and Michael Phelps pose with their medals for the men's 200-meter individual medley swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 2, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

Ryan Lochte of E!'s new show, "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" isn't the only famous athlete to star in a reality TV show. Take a look at other sports greats who have had their lives documented for television.

Track and field gold medal winner Sanya Richards-Ross
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Track and field gold medal winner Sanya Richards-Ross stars in "Sanya's Glam & Gold," premiering July 25, 2013 on WEtv.

Ryan Lochte (right with Michael Phelps) rose to
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Ryan Lochte (right with Michael Phelps) rose to fame as he won medal after medal for the U.S. mens' swimming team during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" premieres April 21, 2013 on E!

Bruce Jenner - The Olympic decathlon champ is
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Bruce Jenner - The Olympic decathlon champ is the stepfather to the Kardashian sisters, thanks to his marriage to their mom Kris and often appears on " Keeping up with the Kardashians."

Shaquille O'Neal -- The NBA legend took on
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Shaquille O'Neal -- The NBA legend took on other athletes one-on-one in a variety of sports in this two-season (2009-10) ABC series.

Donald Driver -- The Green Bay Packers' star
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Donald Driver -- The Green Bay Packers' star wide receiver won Season 14 of "Dancing with the Stars" (2012) with pro partner Peta Murgatroyd.

Gary Hogeboom -- The 10-year NFL quarterback appeared
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Gary Hogeboom -- The 10-year NFL quarterback appeared on "Survivor: Guatemala" (2005). He kept his background a secret, claiming his name was Gary Hawkins and he was a landscaper. Another contestant recognized him, and Hogeboom/Hawkins eventually was booted off the island.

Jesse Palmer - Just off his short-lived stint
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Jesse Palmer - Just off his short-lived stint as a backup quarterback for the Giants, Palmer starred in season 5 of "The Bachelor" (2004). He and winner Jessica Bowlin fumbled the relationship.

Emmitt Smith -- The former Dallas Cowboys running
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Emmitt Smith -- The former Dallas Cowboys running back showed off another kind of fancy stepping when he won Season 3 of "Dancing with the Stars" (2006). Partnered with professional dancer Cheryl Burke, Smith was praised for "making dancing look manly."

Dennis Rodman -- The flamboyant NBA Hall of
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Dennis Rodman -- The flamboyant NBA Hall of Famer nicknamed "The Worm" won the Grand Prize on ABC's "Celebrity Mole" in 2004. He wasn't as fortunate when he showed up on "The Celebrity Apprentice," where he was the fifth contestant eliminated in the spring 2009 edition. (And to complete the celebrity trifecta, he also appeared on "Celebrity Rehab.")

Lamar Odom -- The Los Angeles Clippers' star,
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Lamar Odom -- The Los Angeles Clippers' star, who was raised in South Jamaica, is married to Khloe Kardashian and has starred in "Khloe and Lamar" (2011) and appeared on E!s other Kardashian reality shows.

Terrell Owens -- The controversial wide receiver known
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Terrell Owens -- The controversial wide receiver known for his flamboyant touchdown celebrations starred in VH1's "The T.O. Show" (2009), which followed Owens and his friends as they re-evaluated the gridder's personal life.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- The NBA's king of the
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- The NBA's king of the sky hook tried his skill at diving off the high board on ABC's "Splash" (2013).

Jeff Kent -- The all-star second baseman (and
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Jeff Kent -- The all-star second baseman (and one of the players the Mets received when they traded ace pitcher David Cone in 1992) was a contestant on "Survivor: Philippines" (2012). He was the eighth person voted off.

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