Athletes who've dabbled in acting

Published On: Jun 10 2011 03:41:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

College basketball greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan are just some of the athletes who've also challenged themselves on the set, making appearances in movies and television shows. Take a breather from tourney action and check out some more.

acting athletes - Howie Long
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Hall of Fame defensive end Howie Long is also a well-known analyst for Fox's NFL coverage, but he's also pursued an acting career, focusing mainly on action flicks like "Broken Arrow," "Firestorm" and "3000 Miles to Graceland."

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