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These Are The Most Notable Names In Sports Ranked [SLIDESHOW]

Everyone loves sports and today we ranked the most powerful names in the industry. Jerry Jones takes the top spot on our list with Roger Goodell coming in second.

Other athletes made our list as well, such as LeBron James and Tom Brady. The list acknowledges all the people in sports this year who hav the most power.

Every name in the this list has  power in the industry, and they also have some of the biggest responsibilities. There have been many instances where these guys have come under a lot of scrutiny after certain things have happened with certain players and how they handle the situation.

Many of them handled the situation well, others may have been able to handle the situations not so well.

Check out our full list in this slideshow below and let us know what you think! We obviously didn’t forget about who might be the most important part of the sports world and that is the fans.

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  • Fans supporting their team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between France and Belarus at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris in October 2017. (Photo credit/ CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers while playing the Chicago Bulls during a pre season game at Quicken Loans Arena in October 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
  • Derek Jeter of the Turn 2 Foundation, Inc. attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expansion of the Derek Jeter Youth Addiction Treatment Center at Phoenix House in June 2017 in Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Phoenix House)
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert speaking with the media during a press conference for the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium in March 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo Credit/Getty Images)
  • Tom Brady talks with the media about their win over the Atlanta Falcons at the Super Bowl Winner and MVP press conference in February 2017 in Houston.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
  • UFC president Dana White addressing the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in September 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
  • Adam Silver, commissioner of the NBA announces that the 2018 NBA All-Star game will be held in Los Angeles at Staples Center in March 2016. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
  • Greg Sankey the new commissioner of the SEC talks to the media before the quaterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament in March 2015 in Nashville.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
  • President of ESPN Inc. John Skipper attending the ESPN College Football Playoffs Night of Champions in January 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images for ESPN)
  • Bill Hancock, Executive Director, BCS attending the 100th Rose Bowl Game press conference in April 2013 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • Demaurice Smith attending the BET Honors 2012 Pre-Honors dinner at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in January 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
  • Under Armour founder and president Kevin Plank watches the All American Under Armour Football Game at the Florida Citrus Bowl in January 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
  • Robert Kraft at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in September 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo Credit/Getty Images)
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks with the media during a press conference for Super Bowl 51 in February 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
  • Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys gives the 'thumbs up' to some Cowboys fans before the game against the Seattle Seahawks in October 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)