Tiger latest notable over-40 champion in sports history

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Tiger Woods won his 15th major championship at age 43 by walking away from Augusta National Sunday with his fifth Masters green jacket. Here are some other notable over-40 champions:

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Helped push the Los Angeles Lakers to two NBA titles in 1987 and 1988 at the ages of 40 and 41.

Tom Brady: The NFL quarterback Lead the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl win over the Los Angeles Rams in February at 41 years of age.

Chris Chelios: Helped the Detroit Red Wings win the NHL Stanley Cup in 2002 at age 40.

Dale Earnhardt: The NASCAR driver won two Winston Cup titles in 1993 and 1994 at the age of 42 and 43.

George Foreman: He became the heavyweight boxing champion of the world in 1994 at 45 years old by knocking out Michael Moorer.

Ben Hogan: Won three golf majors over the age of 40, including the Masters, U.S. Open and the British Open.

Jack Nicklaus: The Golden Bear is the most obvious comparable to Woods. He won the 1986 Masters at 46 years old. It was his 18th and final major victory.

Dave Winfield: Won a World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992 at age 41.

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