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Posted: Jan 30, 2012 6:30 PM

Updated: Jan 31, 2012 6:30 AM

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Paul Tagliabue -- TAG'-lee-uh-boo

So Taguchi -- soh tah-GOO'-chee

David Tanabe -- tuh-NAH'-bee

Hidemichi Tanaka -- hih-deh-MEE'-chee tah-NAH'-kah

Tamarine Tanasugarn -- TAM'-uh-rihn tahn-ah-SOO'-gahrn

Alex Tanguay -- TAN'-gay

Thomas Tapeh -- tuh-PAY'

Johnny Tapia -- TAH'-pee-uh

Fernando Tatis -- tah-TEES'

Lofa Tatupu -- LOH'-fuh tah-TOO'-poo

Diana Taurasi -- tohr-AH'-see

Ramonce Taylor -- ruh-MAHNS'

Junichi Tazawa -- joo-NEE'-chee tah-ZAH'-wah

Mark Teahan -- TEE'-ehn

Tim Tebow -- TEE'-boh

Mark Teixeira -- teh-SHEHR'-uh

Miguel Tejada -- mee-GEL' tay-HAH'-dah

Amaury Telemaco -- ah-MOHR'-ee teh-leh-MAH'-koh

Claude Terrell -- teh-REHL'

Rachel Teske -- TEHS'-kee

Hasheem Thabeet -- hah-SHEEM' thah-BEET'

Marcus Thames -- tihmz

Jose Theodore -- joh-SAY' THEE'-uh-dohr

Michel Therrien -- mih-SHEHL' TEHR'-ee-ihn

Reggie Theus -- THEE'-us

Adalius Thomas -- uh-DAY'-lihs

Etan Thomas -- eh-TAHN'

Jim Thome -- TOH'-mee

Luis Tiant -- LOO'-ee TEE'-ahnt

Kelly Tilghman -- TIL'-muhn

Kimmo Timonen -- KEE'-moh TEE'-moh-nehn

Iben Tinning -- EE'-bin

Janko Tipsarevic -- YAHN'-koh tihp-SAYR'-oh-vihch

Mike Tirico -- tih-REE'-koh

Rick Tocchet -- TAH'-keht

Jonathan Toews -- tayvz

Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov -- ah-LEEM'-zahn tohk-TAHK'-uh-nuhv

John Torchetti -- tohr-CHEH'-tee

Yorvit Torrealba -- yohr-VEET' tohr-ee-AL'-bah

Matteo Tosatto -- mah-TAY'-oh toh-SAH'-toh

Vesa Toskala -- VAY'-sah TAHS'-kah-lah

Tatiana Totmianina -- taht-YAH'nah toht-MYEH'-ni-nuh

Monte Towe -- tow

Steve Trachsel -- TRAK'-sihl

Mike Tranghese -- tran-GEE'-see

Matt Treanor -- TRAY'-nur

Misty May-Treanor -- TRAY'-nur

Yannick Tremblay -- YAH'-nik TRAHM'-blay

Marcus Trufant -- TROO'-fahnt

Jarno Trulli -- YAHR'-noh

Chin-hui Tsao -- chin-hwee sow

Yani Tseng -- YAH'-nee sehng

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga -- SAHNG'-guh

Marques Tuiasosopo -- too-ee-ah-suh-SOH'-poh

Troy Tulowitzki -- too-loh-WIT'-skee

Iroda Tulyaganova -- EE'-roh-dah too-lee-GAHN'-uh-vuh

Meilen Tu -- MAY'-lehn TOO

Jerame Tuman -- JEHR'-uh-mee TOO'-muhn

Dire Tune -- TOO'-nay

Mark Turgeon -- TUR'-jihn

Ronny Turiaf -- TOOR'-ee-af

Hedo Turkoglu -- HAY'-doo TURK'-oh-loo

Dmitry Tursunov -- duh-MEE'-tree tur-SIHN'-awf

David Tyree -- ty-REE'

U, V

Ayinde Ubaka -- ah-YIHN'-day oo-BAH'-kah

Kenechi Udeze -- keh-NEE'-chee yoo-DEH'-zee

Peter Ueberroth -- YOO'-bur-awth

Bob Uecker -- YOO'-kur

Momoko Ueda -- moh-MOH'-koh oo-AY'-duh

UEFA -- yoo-AY'-fuh

Yukiko Ueno -- yoo-KEE'-koh WAY'-noh

Bohdan Ulihrach -- BOH'-dan OO'-lee-rahk

Jan Ullrich -- yahn OOL'-rik

Osi Umenyiora -- OH'-see yoo-mihn-YOHR'-uh

Ugueth Urbina -- OO'-get ur-BEE'-nuh

Juan Uribe -- yoo-REE'-bay

Brian Urlacher -- UR'-lah-kur

Mario Urrutia -- yuh-ROO'-tee-uh

USAC -- YOO'-sak

Nicole Vaidisova -- vay-deh-SOH'-vuh

Ismael Valdes -- IHSH'-may-ehl

Jose Valentin -- VAL'-en-teen

Alejandro Valverde -- ah-leh-HAHN'-droh val-VEHR'-dee

Jose Valverde -- val-VAYR'-day

Butch van Breda Kolff -- BREH'-duh kawf

Pieter van den Hoogenband -- PEE'-tur van den HOH'-gen-bahnd

Mike Vanderjagt -- VAN'-dur-jakt

Kiki Vandeweghe -- KEE'-kee VAN'-duh-way

James vanRiemsdyk -- van-REEMZ'-dyk

Pete Van Wieren -- WEER'-uhn

Anderson Varejao -- VAR'-eh-zhoh

Semen Varlamov -- SEH'-min VAHR'-luh-mahv

Simeon Varlamov -- vahr-LAH'-mawf

Josef Vasicek -- VAH'-sih-chek

Greivis Vasquez -- GREE'-vihs

Dave Veres -- veerz

Antoine Vermette -- AN'-twahn vuhr-MEHT'

Elena Vesnina -- vehz-NEE'-nuh

Sebastian Vettel -- VEHT'-ul

Vezina -- VEH'-zih-nuh

Jose Vidro -- VEE'-droh

Alain Vigneault -- vihn-YOH'

Guillermo Vilas -- gee-EHR'-moh VEE'-lahs

Oscar Villarreal -- vihl-uh-ree-AHL'

Camilo Villegas -- kuh-MIHL'-oh vih-JAY'-guhs

Jacques Villeneuve -- zhahk VIHL'-ih-noov

Charlie Villenueva -- vihl-uh-noo-AY'-vuh

Ron Villone --vih-LOHN'

Fernando Vina -- VEEN'-yuh

Adam Vinatieri -- vihn-uh-TEHR'-ee

Roberta Vinci -- VIN'-chee

Andreas Vinciguerra -- vihn-see-GEHR'-ah

Adam Vinitieri -- vihn-uh-TEHR'-ee

Alexandre Vinokourov -- vihn-oh-KOHR'-awf

Vitaly Vishnevski -- vih-TAL'-ee vihzh-NEHV'-skee

Lubomir Visnovsky -- LOO'-boh-meer vihs-NAHF'-skee

Laura Viveros -- bee'-VEHR'-ohs

Nuria Llagostera Vives -- NOOR'-ee-ah yah-goh-STEHR'-ah VEE'-vehs

Jose Vizcaino -- viz-ky-EE'-noh

Luis Vizcaino -- viz-ky-EE'-noh

Thomas Voeckler -- VOHK'-lur

Tomas Vokoun -- TAH'-muhz voh-KOON'

Kimo von Oelhoffen -- KEE'-moh vahn OHL'-hawf-ihn

Jake Voskuhl -- VAHS'-kuhl

Joey Votto -- VAH'-toh

Mike Vrabel -- VRAY'-bul

Radim Vrbata -- rah-DEEM' vur-BAH'-tah

Sasha Vujacic -- VOO'-yah-chihch

Milos Vujanic -- voo-YAH'-nich

John Vukovich -- VOO'-kuh-vich

David Vyborny -- vih-BOHR'-nee

W, X, Y, Z

WADA -- WAH'-duh

Bob Waddell -- wah-DEHL'

Doug Waechter -- WEHK'-tur

Dajuan Wagner -- duh-WAHN'

Waipahu -- wy-PAH'-hoo

Don Wakamatsu -- wahk-ah-MAHT'-soo

Melaine Walker -- MEE'-layn

Wes Walz -- wahlz

Abby Wambach -- WAHM'-bahk

Chien-Ming Wang -- shee-EHN' ming wahng

Patricia Wartusch -- pah-TREET'-see-ah VAR'-toosh

Shani Waugh -- SHAY'-nee WAHR

Stanislas Wawrinka -- vah-VINK'-ah

Karrie Webb -- KAHR'-ee

Dave Wegrzyn -- WEH'-zihn

Roger Wehrli -- WUR'-lee

Yang Wei -- yahng way

D.A. Weibring -- WY'-bring

Todd Weiner -- WY'-nur

Mattias Weinhandl -- WYN'-han-dul

Chris Weinke -- WEN'-kee

Eric Weinrich -- WYN'-rihch

Mike Weir -- weer

Delonte West -- deh-LAHN'-tay

Brett Wetterich -- WET'-ur-ihk

Suzy Whaley -- WAY'-lee

Ken Whisenhunt -- WIHZ'-en-hunt

Kort Wickenheiser -- WIHK'-ihn-hy-zur

Charlie Wi -- wee

Michelle Wie -- WEE

Deron Williams -- DA'-rihn

Petteri Wirtanen -- PEH'-tur-ee WEER'-tah-nehn

Jay Witasick -- wih-TAS'-ihk

Doug Wojcik -- WOH'-chik

Wojtek Wolski -- VOY'-tehk VOHL'-skee

Tony Womack -- WOH'-mak

Chien-Ming Wong -- shee-EHN' ming wahng

Wouter Weylandt -- WOW'-tehrk WAY'-lahnt

Caroline Wozniacki -- wohz-nee-AK'-ee

Wrentham -- REN'-thum

Wykagyl Country Club -- WIHK'-uh-gihl

Shen Xue -- shen shway

Alexei Yashin -- YASH'-in

Carl Yastrzemski -- yah-STREM'-skee

Olga Yegorova -- yeh-guh-ROH'-vah

J.J. Yeley -- YAY'-lee

Stephane Yelle -- steh-FAHN' YEHL

Mike Yeo -- yow

Yi Jianlian -- EE JEE'-ahn-LEE'-ahn

Mikhail Youznhy -- mih-KAYL' YOOS'-nee

Steve Yzerman -- EYE'-zur-muhn

Mariano Zabaleta -- zah-bah-LAY'-tah

Erik Zabel -- ZAH'-bul

David Zabriske -- zah-BRIHS'-kee

Mariel Zagunis -- zuh-GOO'-nihs

Babe Zaharias -- zuh-HA'-ree-uhs

Klara Zakopalova -- (KLAH'-ruh za-kop-ah-LOH'-vuh)

Dave Zastudil -- ZAS'-too-dehl

Jack Zduriencik -- zur-EHN'-sihk

Tony Zendejas -- zehn-DAY'-hahs

Alex Zhamnov -- ZHAM'-nahf

Zheng Jie -- zhehng jee

Nikolai Zherdev -- NIHK'-oh-ly ZHEHR'-dehv

Marek Zidlicky -- zid-LICH'-kee

Barry Zito -- ZEE'-toh

Sergei Zubov -- ZOO'-bahv

Dainius Zubrus -- DAYN'-ee-uhs ZOO'-bruhs

Fabiola Zuluaga -- FAH'-bee-oh-lah zoo-loo-AH'-gah

Joel Zumaya -- zoo-MY'-uh

Vera Zvonareva -- zvahn-uh-RAY'-vuh

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