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Sports stars of 2021: These athletes primed for breakouts
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Sports stars of 2021: These athletes primed for breakouts

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For some, the sky's the limit, which also just happens to be the title of the book written by 12-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown.

For others, it’s no stretch that big things appear ahead. Exhibit A: 7-foot-2 Denver Nuggets center Bol Bol and his roughly 7-8 wingspan.

So many potential stars in the making. So many stages for them to shine. One of the biggest will be this summer during the Tokyo Games, which were postponed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By the time 2021 ends, a new crop of names will start to become even more familiar. So let's name-drop a few. (Sorry, Trevor Lawrence, you’re already too big of a name for this list.)

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