Athletes whose names will get you in the holiday spirit
‘Tis the season.
As a follow-up to our critically-acclaimed and highly-respected Thanksgiving-themed list of athletes, we’re back with another, December-oriented holiday athlete gallery.
If you’re feeling the holiday spirit, enjoy sports or just appreciate a great sports name when you see one, happy holidays. — Jeremy Woo
Spring is in the air. The birds are chirping. The sun is shining. Winter has finally released its icy grip on the northern hemisphere. Do you like puns? We do. Enjoy this slideshow of athletes with warm-weather names.
Kylo Ren, Hope Solo, Qui-Gon Jinn, Barkevious Mingo, Mace Windu, Captain Munnerlyn, Jango Fett, and Kai Forbath — are they professional athletes or Star Wars characters? Well if they're in this gallery, then they're athletes.