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Hines Ward, Sugar Ray Leonard to dance on ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward are the two members of the sporting world who will juke and jive their way through the 12th season of “Dancing With Yhe Stars.”

The full cast, which was announced Monday during “The Bachelor,” includes actress Kirstie Alley and wife of NFL receiver Hank Baskett, Kendra Wilkinson.

Athletes have accounted for six of the 11 winners in the show’s history, with Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, Helio Castroneves, Kristi Yamaguchi and Shawn Johnson all triumphing.

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