As we reach the halfway point of 2015, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the faces of modern sports are changing. While there’s still plenty of room for the old guard, sports like basketball, football, baseball, and even golf are seeing new stars rise up to join the ranks of the game’s elite. And while many of these names have been on sports fans’ radars for a few years now, their leaps to the top are still a surprise to many.
This year’s NBA MVP—Stephen Curry—is a player whose will to win and undeniable talent were somehow overlooked by scouts for years and years, and only now has everyone accepted that Curry is a Hall of Fame talent who will be among the game’s best for years to come.
Bryce Harper has taken a huge step this year, going from an “almost there” prospect to a bonafide star. His potential and his young age have long made him the “next big thing” in baseball, and he has officially arrived as the game’s next dominant players.
Passing is king in the NFL, and guys like Brandon Marshall and Julio Jones are becoming some of the most important players in all of football. It’s good, then, that these two young stars are 100 percent committed to dominating on the field, and seem likely to rewrite the record books before their careers are done.
No matter what sport you’re watching, if you look at the top guys you’re almost certainly going to find an Under Armour athlete. Here are just a few Under Armour Athletes You Should Be Watching Right Now.
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