Athletes on Sesame Street

Big Bird, Elmo and the gang are finding a new home – Sesame Street is moving networks to HBO in the fall. The partnership with HBO will allow Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit group behind the show, to make almost twice as many new episodes each year. For nine months, the new Sesame Street episodes will run exclusively on HBO, but then will continue to be made available to PBS, the network Sesame Street has called home for 45 years. Here are the many athletes to appear on the long-running children's television series since it premiered in 1969.
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