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Tiger Woods, serial philanderer or not, has been named by Bloomburg Business Week as the US’s most powerful athlete.

Tiger Woods, serial philanderer or not, has been named by Bloomburg Business Week as the USA’s most powerful athlete.

And this with Bloomberg making it clear that he would have held on to his top spot in this category, even if his infidelity had become public knowledge earlier last year.

The list, which was disclosed on Wednesday, is based on earning potential and was compiled with the assistance of CSE and Horrow Sports Ventures.

Other sports stars on the list include LeBron James of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, who was was second, followed by a second golfer, Phil Mickelson, then by Albert Pujols of baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals, Peyton Manning of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, Dwyane Wade of the NBA’s Miami Heat, Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps, Adrian Peterson of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, Shaquille O’Neal of the NBA’s Cavaliers’ and multi-winning Tour de France cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong.

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