With the new year approaching, it's time for a new calendar. Why settle for that bank giveaway when the world of sports affords so many colorful selections?
Calendar: Rugby Chicks
Description: Racy portraits of female ruggers from across the nation.
Don't miss: March, featuring Jane, a hooker-flanker from Colorado. ("Favorite beverage: strawberry margaritas and anything with Kahlua.")
Calendar: Purina 2002 Cat Chow
Description: A fund-raiser for Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, starring cat-loving celebrities like Chris Evert and Albert Pujols.
Don't miss: May's models Michael Jordan and Sweet Potato, who Jordan says "keeps cool, no matter what."
Calendar: Feminine Frames
Description: Subtitled "The Art of Mountain Biking," each month showcases a black-and-white photo of a nude female cyclist. "It's strong yet feminine," says Frames's photographer, Mara Rago. "It's all about art and the female form."
Don't miss: July, with adventure racer Suzan Falvey wearing nothing but strategically placed inner tubes.