Photos from ESPN's "Body Issue": Almost Nude Athletes

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

ESPN's upstart sports magazine has upped the ante on Sports Illustrated's legendary swimsuit issue with its third annual "Body Issue." Instead of supermodels in skimpy bikinis, the body issue features highly-toned athletes in the nude, strategically covering their privates. Unlike SI, there are some men in this issue -- we will limit those here!

Snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler

Soccer star Hope Solo

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes


Mixed martial artist Gina Carano

Tennis great Serene Williams

Knicks forward/center Amar'e Stoudemire