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Brady began the year by winning his seventh Super Bowl title and fifth Super Bowl MVP, and remains one of the game's best passers at 44 years old.
Udonis Haslem, Candace Parker Win SI's Hometown Hero Award
The basketball legends hail from Miami and Chicago.
The Crossover: Simmons to Portland Rumors & Knicks Sliding
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Olympians Suni Lee, Caeleb Dressel Win SI's Athlete of the Year
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Tom Brady Wins the 2021 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
The quarterback earns this honor for the second time, 16 years after the first, for a year defined by victory in Super Bowl LV and—in the midst of an MVP-caliber encore—victory over time itself.