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The Most Glorious Beards in Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson has an epic mane. From James Harden to Phil Jackson, see some of the most glorious beards in sports history.

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Fear the Beard

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson has an epic mane. From James Harden to Phil Jackson, see some of the most glorious beards in sports history.

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The Best Basketball Beard

James Harden doesn't need Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook to win games. He needs his beard.

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Scratchable

Boston Red Sox Pitcher Clay Buchholz doesn't have a beard like Brian Wilson's. Then again, no one does.

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Passion Project

Pittsburgh Steeler Brett Keisel is injured and his team isn't doing so hot. Perfect time to work on his beard.

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Red Beard

The Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup in 2006. Mike Commodore's beard probably had something to do with it.

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Rugbeard

Nothing says rugby like a beard.

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Brotherly Beards

Rob and Scott Niedermayer pose with the Stanley Cup in 2007. It runs in the family.

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Champion

Before Phil Jackson became a legendary coach, he had this beard in 1973.

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The Challenger Beard

Oakland Athletics Josh Reddick, or as he should be known as, "Brian Wilson's facial hair rival."

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Platinum Beard

Djibril Cisse of the Queens Park Rangers is upset at a call. Not his beard.

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Ultramarathon, Ultrabeard.

America's Anton Krupicka runs far. With his beard.

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Cricketers Had Beards

(See above.)

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One Beard to Unite Them All

Mike Napoli, Dustin Pedroia, and the rest of the Red Sox have beards. They're almost in the world series.