Willis Reed in Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals.
Lance Armstrong in the 1999 Tour de France.
Curt Schilling in Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series.
Sidney Crosby in Game 3 of the 2007 NHL season.
Word out of Pittsburgh is that the Pens captain will play tonight "bruised foot and all." Sure, Jason Blake's playing with cancer, but Sid's gonna give it a go with black and blue metatarsals! Huzzah!