Found February 05, 2013 on
Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
ESPN the magazine came up with an idea for their music issue. They’ve taken iconic album covers and recreated them with current athletes. Check out Ryan Lochte recreating the swimming baby from Nirvana’s classic “Nevermind” album, sprinter Allyson Felix as Beyonce on the angerously in Love” album cover, Bucs Josh Freeman as Michael Jackson on the “Thriller” album, NFL stars Trent Richardson, LaMarr Woodley and Marshawn Lynch as Run DMC and more.
The issue features LeBron James and Dr. Dre on the cover discussing how “Beats by Dre” took over the locker room and your jocks favorite playlists.
photos via ESPN the magazine/Mattihas Clamer
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US Women’s soccer star Alex Morgan will be featured in ESPN The Magazine’s upcoming music issue that will have athletes recreating 14 memorable album covers.
Morgan’s recreated the cover of Katy Perry‘s hit album One of the Boys. [original album cover below]
I think Perry is a total babe but I’m feeling that Alex Morgan just completely out hot her in...
What would it look like if Alex Morgan was transformed into Katy Perry on the cover of her One of the Boys album? ESPN the Magazine’s February 8th edition is the music issue. Athletes were asked to help recreate album covers from their favorite acts. That meant getting Morgan into a red top and giant hat.
Photographers and set designers went the extra mile to make sure the photos...
Alex Morgan Katy Perry? Brilliant.
ESPN the Magazine will soon release a music-themed issue. Many figures from across the world of sports were used to recreate famous images from the music world: Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman became Michael Jackson on the cover of Thriller, Ryan Lochte became the baby from the Nirvana Nevermind cover etc. For as much as I rip the WWL, I have to hand...
Alex Morgan had a big year in 2012, and the American soccer star is going full steam ahead in 2013.
Morgan poses in ESPN the Magazine’s “Music Issue,” (where athletes recreate famous album covers) as Katy Perry. Morgan did a photo shoot mimicking the cover of the pop star’s 2008 album One of the Boys.
The U.S. Women’s National Team forward enjoyed the experience. She was...
As part of an upcoming edition of ESPN the Magazine, a special photo shoot was commissioned for their music issue.
The shoot used famous athletes to recreate some memorable album covers by some of the greatest musicians of the last 40 years.
USA women's soccer star Alex Morgan played the role of Katy Perry of her 2008 album, "One of The Boys.
Below is a special...
[Click this think to see the video behind the photo shoot]
I’ll tell you what.. if you put Alex Morgan’s ass and face and pretty much everything else and Katy Perry’s boobs and you have an ABSOLUTE smokeshow!
Team USA soccer star Alex Morgan is dressing up as Katy Perry for the upcoming ESPN “the Music Issue” which is set to release February 8.
Other star athletes appearing in the magazine will be
US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte posing as the underwater infant for Nirvana’s Nevermind
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman posing as The King of Pop for Michael Jackson’s...
Alex Morgan has had a fairly great past two years, and for the latest edition of ESPN the Magazine she got to play a little dress-up as one of her favorite pop-stars. I will leave the fact that I am beyond confused as to why ESPN actually decided it was smart to make an ‘ESPN The Magazine music issue,’ but I’ll leave that alone for now. For the time being just enjoy one of...
Yesterday, we posted a story about USA soccer star Alex Morgan being turned into pop princess Katy Perry as part of a special ESPN the Magazine photo shoot for their music issue.
Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman was chosen to recreate Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Off The Wall" album covers and below is a behind-the-scenes look on how Josh was...
Alex Morgan’s popularity might start on the soccer field but continues well into the realm of pop culture. For ex…
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NBA superstar Lebron James, my bad ‘King James’ makes history once again as he covers ESPN The Magazine first ever Music Issue, with music mogul Dr. Dre by his side. For the cover, Lebron is clothe in traditional black/white threads by Waraire Boswell.Clean look,as Lebron adds a modernistic feel to formal wear, going sans the blazer jacket and rolling up the sleeves above...