Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari drives during practice for the Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit of Spa Francorchamps on August 28, 2009 in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium.
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after knocking down Ricky Hatton of England in the second round during their junior welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Manny Pacquiao
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard / AMP Energy Chevrolet, looks on from the grid during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CARFAX 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2009 in Brooklyn, Michig
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks across the court in the second half against the Orlando Magic in Game Three of the 2009 NBA Finals on June 9, 2009 at Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kobe Bryant
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes part in a promotional event during a visit to China on August 24, 2009 in Beijing, China.
(Photo by Getty images
Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the 91st PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club on August 16, 2009 in Chaska, Minnesota.
Valentino Rossi of Italy rides the #46 Fiat Yamaha during qualifying for the Moto GP Red Bull U. S. Grand Prix at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 4, 2009 in Monterey, California
Not only did these pros make the cut because they're great at what they do, but also because they've become household names