Who is America's favorite male athlete? According to a new Harris Interactive poll, it's LeBron James. The basketball star, who is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, beat out Michael Jordan, who finished in second place -- despite being retired for more than 10 years. 

Derek Jeter, who is playing his final season before retiring, finished third on the list, followed by Peyton ManningKobe Bryant and Dale Earnhardt Junior


Serena Williams is the country's favorite female athlete.