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Sports Illustrated has put together a list of the 50 most powerful people in sports and President Obama comes in at — No. 44:

44 BARACK OBAMA

POTUS might be the ultimate global power player, but he also wields significant influence in the Republic of Sports. One relevant riff-on his NCAA tourney picks, on his desire for a college football playoff, on his concern over permitting the sons that he doesn’t have to play football-and the sports world takes notice. Plus, the 51-year-old can shoot the J.