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THE SPORTING NEWS' "100 MOST POWERFUL"

RANK
NAME
POSITION/ORGANIZATION
'93 RANK
1
Rupert Murdoch Chair & CEO/News Corp.
59
2
Paul Tagliabue Commissioner/NFL
6
3
David Stern Commissioner/NBA
2
4
Ted Turner Pres/Turner Broadcasting
1
5
Bud Selig Acting Commis./MLB
12
6
Dick Ebersol President/NBC Sports
4
7
John Malone President & CEO/TCI
5
8
Mark McCormack Chair & CEO/IMG
7
9
Philip Knight Chair & CEO/Nike
9
10
Juan Antonio Samaranch President/IOC
13
11
Charles Dolan Chair & CEO/Cablevision
48
12
Donald Fehr Exec Dir/MLBPA
3
13
Jerry Reinsdorf Chair/White Sox & Bulls
8
14
Philip Guarascio VP/General Motors
15
15
H. Wayne Huizenga Marlins/Panthers/Dolphins
24
16
Steve Bornstein President & CEO/ESPN
27
17
Richard Pound VP/IOC
30
18
Gary Bettman Commissioner/NHL
22
19
Leigh Steinberg Attorney/Agent
19
20
Jerry Colangelo President & CEO/Suns
40
21
Charles Fruit VP/Coca-Cola
25
22
Russ Granik Dep. Commissioner/NBA
26
23
Billy Payne President/ACOG
38
24
Charles Brumback Chair/Tribune Co.
10
25
Charles Grantham Exec Dir/NBPA
21
26
Jerry Jones Owner/Cowboys
65
27
Tony Ponturo VP/Anheuser-Busch
33
28
Robert Wright President & CEO/NBC
16
29
John Krimsky Interim Exec Dir/USOC
67
30
Neil Austrian President/NFL
32
31
Paul Fireman Chair & CEO/Reebok
50
32
David Falk Chair & CEO/F.A.M.E.
23
33
John Harrington CEO/Red Sox
34
Chase Carey Chair & CEO/Fox TV
35
Cedric Dempsey Exec Dir/NCAA
41
36
Pat Bowlen Owner/Broncos
35
37
Harold Henderson Exec VP/NFL
60
38
Marc Holder VP/IOC
39
Rick Welts President/NBA Properties
66
40
W.J. Usery Baseball mediator
41
Anita DeFrantz Member/IOC Exec Board
44
42
Gene Upshaw Exec Dir/NFLPA
14
43
Donna Lopiano Dir/Women's Sports Foundation
62
44
Dennis Gilbert Agent
55
45
Scott Boras Agent
68
46
Dr. LeRoy Walker President/USOC
61
47
Paul Schrage Senior Exec VP/McDonald's
48
David Hill President/Fox Sports
49
Bob Goodenow Exec Dir/NHLPA
42
50
Dick Moss Agent/UBL Founder
51
Richard Strup Senior VP Int'l/Miller
80
52
Dan Rooney President/Steelers
37
53
Nolan Richardson Coach/Arkansas
54
Sara Levinson President/NFL Properties
55
Carmen Policy President/49ers
56
Bill Schmidt VP/Gatorade
57
Ralph Cindrich Agent
49
58
Judith Albino Chair/NCAA Pres Commission
58a
59
Michael Barnett President/IMG Hockey
60
Jerry McMorris Owner/Rockies
61
Robert Iger Pres & COO/Cap Cities-ABC
62
Shaquille O'Neal Center/Magic
90
63
Don Shula Coach/Dolphins
84
64
Rudy Washington Exec Dir/Black Coaches Assn
53
65
David Berst Dir for Enforcement/NCAA
81
66
James Dowdle Exec VP/Tribune Media
67
Dr. Harvey Schiller President/Turner Sports
18
68
Donald Dell Chair & CEO/ProServ
63
69
John Thompson Coach/Georgetown
70
James Easton Member/IOC
71
Michael Jordan Outfielder
73
72
Bill Strickland President/IMG Basketball
71
73
Richard Lapchick Dir/Study of Sport in Society
77
74
Dennis Swanson President/ABC Sports
76
75
Greg Norman Golfer/World Tour Organizer
76
Laurence Tisch Chair/CBS
70
77
Primo Nebiolo Member/IOC; Pres/IAAF
69
78
Tony LaRussa Coach/Athletics
79
Terence McGuirk Exec VP/Turner Broadcasting
80
Terdema Ussery Pres/Nike Sports Mgmt
81
Dave Ogrean Exec Dir/USA Hockey
97
82
Frank Craighill Dir/Advantage Int'l
83
Brian Burke Senior VP/NHL
84
Jimmy Johnson Analyst/Fox & HBO
85
Stan Kasten Pres/Barves & Hawks
86
Larry Smith Commissioner/CFL
87
Rick Dudley Sr VP & CEO/NHL Enterprises
88
Charles Neinas Exec Dir/CFA
78
89
Ina Broeman Dir Event Mktng/Philip Morris
83
90
Chris Berman Sportscaster/ESPN
92
91
Mike Keenan Coach & GM/Blues
92
Rod Thorn VP Operations/NBA
93
Roger Noll Econ Professor/Stanford
94
Bob Costas Sportscaster/NBC
95
John Madden Analyst/Fox Sports
96
Ma Junren Women's Track Coach/China
97
Bill Gates Chair/Microsoft
98
Mark Mulvoy Managing Editor/SI
95
99
Jeff Moorad Agent
100
Bart Simpson Animated TV star/Fox
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