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It happens every May – our back issues of "Bride" magazine pile up way beyond what's considered acceptable at the Worldwide Leader, and we get our usual warning to clear 'em out. A fire hazard, they say. So, we did.

But not before considering which sports marriages we'd like to see. Just think ...

If Tan White of the WNBA's Indiana Fever married NFL legend Jim Brown, her name would be Tan White Brown.

Paris Hilton
"So France is on what continent again?"

If women's soccer great Joy Fawcett married former NBA player Isiah Rider, her name would be Joy Rider.

If former NBA All-Star celebrity game assistant coach Paris Hilton married former Rams Pro Bowler Doug France, her name would be Paris France.

If former "NFL Today" star Phyllis George married George Foreman, her name would be Phyllis George Foreman.

If 2000 Olympic sprint icon Marion Jones married Suns forward Shawn Marion, her name would be Marion Marion.

If Detroit Shock star forward Swin Cash married UCLA and pro legend Swen Nater, her name would be Swin Nater.

If U.S. Soccer star Cat Reddick married former Blue Jays prospect Rickey Cradle, her name would be Cat Cradle.

If Houston Comets guard Octavia Blue married Phillies third baseman David Bell, her name would be Octavia Blue Bell.

If former "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow married former New York Met Mookie Wilson, her name would be Lisa Kudrow-Wilson.

If Rosie Jones, fourth on the LPGA money list this year, married Bucks guard Michael Redd, her name would be Rosie Redd.

If Phoenix Mercury guard Jae Cross married Herschel Walker, her name would be Jae Cross Walker, or Jae Walker.

If Charlotte Sting guard Helen Darling married former Mets pitcher Ron Darling, got divorced and married former Brewers first baseman Rob Deer, she'd be named Helen Darling Darling Deer.

If Summer Erb (WNBA) married former Bulls great Bob Love, her name would be Summer Love.

If former UCLA hoops star Michelle Greco, now playing for the Seattle Storm, married former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski, her name would be Michelle Greco-Romanowski.

If Indiana Fever center Ebony Hoffman married former Patriots running back Horace Ivory, her name would be Ebony Ivory.

If Connecticut Sun forward Anna Montanana married Joe Montana, she would be named Anna Montanana-Montana.

If Phoenix Mercury forward Penny Taylor married Washington Wizards reserve Laron Profit, her name would be Penny Profit.

If the WNBA's Crystal Robinson married 2004 4 x 400-meter Olympic gold medalist Andrew Rock, her name would be Crystal Rock.

If the WNBA's Brandy Reed married Bobby Wine, the former slick-field, no-hit shortstop for the Phillies, her name would be Brandy Wine.

If soccer Hall of Famer April Heinrichs married former Brewers All-Star outfielder Dave May, she'd be named April May.

On second thought, Misty would probably just stick with one "May."

If beach volleyball icon Misty May married Dave May, her name would be Misty May May. If she then got divorced and decided to go young, tying the knot with UNC hoops star Sean May, her name would be Misty May May May.

If soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo married Cardinals tight end Lorenzo Diamond, her name would be Hope Diamond.


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