Sports Birthdays for October 26 — CM Punk and More
Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on October 26:
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle, Bob Golic played for the New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Raiders from 1979 to 1992. He played college football at Notre Dame, where he was an All-American. After he retired as a player, Golic had a career as an actor, including a role on ‘Saved by the Bell: the College Years.’
Profession: Pro Wrestler
Best Known For: Born Phillip Jack Brooks, CM Punk has been a professional wrestler since 1999. Punk has won seven world championships, including the WWE championship, which he currently holds.
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Francisco Liriano is a starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, with whom he has played since July of 2012. Liriano previously played for the Minnesota Twins from 2005 to 2012. He was named an American League All-Star in 2006.
Profession: Figure Skater
Best Known For: A silver medalist at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, figure skater Sasha Cohen is a three-time world championship medalist and the 2006 U.S. Champion.
Profession: NBA Player
Best Known For: Monta Ellis is a guard for the Golden State Warriors. He has played in the NBA since 2005, when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him in the second round of the NBA Draft.