Unsung heroes: The athletes who were overshadowed in 2016

Everyone knows who the sports superstars were in 2016. LeBron James won the Cavaliers their first championship. Steph Curry nearly crushed that dream after powering the Warriors to a record-breaking season. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant broke a curse in Chicago and gave the Cubs their first World Series title in over a century. But multiple players flew under the radar while powering their teams to success. The players and coaches on our list of unsung sports heroes weren't in the spotlight, but their accomplishments and contributions deserve far more recognition. By Erin Flynn
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