Valorie Kondos Field came to gymnastics late, but the UCLA coach has made up for lost time, leading the Bruins to six NCAA championships.
Becky Hammon might not know the words to the Russian anthem, but she's having no problem fitting in with her Russian teammates.
Lauren Jackson has a WNBA title, but it just wouldn't have seemed right if she didn't have a gold medal in her basketball career. Now she does. And it might not be the last.
Maybe the most intriguing part of the Americans' 79-74 victory over Russia for gold at the World Championships was that it highlighted how even the best separate themselves into subsets, such as the best of the best.