Magic Johnson--The businessman and former NBA star has been an active political contributor this election. Magic has contributed $60,000 to the Democratic Party and $5,000 to Obama this cycle.
Vernon Davis--The San Francisco 49ers tight end, and former Maryland Terrapin, has donated $5,000 to Obama and $2,500 to the Democratic Party this year.
Patrick Ewing--The Hall of Fame center and former NBA assistant coach has given Obama the $5,000 maximum and the Democratic Party $2,000 this cycle.
Grant Hill--Los Angeles Clippers veteran has donated the $5,000 maximum to Obama this cycle.
Sammy Sosa--The former Chicago Cubs slugger gave $5,000 to Obama this year despite the president's allegiance to the cross-town White Sox.
Emmitt Smith--The former Dallas Cowboys running back gave Obama the $5,000 maximum and the Democratic Party $14,250 last year.
*All data courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics. Photos courtesy of The Associated Press.
Seth Cline is a reporter with U.S. News and World Report. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter.