Large and In Charge: The 10 Most Influential Fat Figures in Sports Today

Max RooseveltContributor IJuly 31, 2009

Large and In Charge: The 10 Most Influential Fat Figures in Sports Today

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    FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 07:  Jacob Hannah competes in a hot dog eating contest, prior to the IRL IndyCar Series Bombardier Learjet 550k on June 7, 2008 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

10) Mark Mangino

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    LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 18:  Mark Mangino  of the Kansas Jayhawks stands on the field during the game against the Kansas State Wildcats on November 18, 2006 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.  Kansas won 39-20.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

9) Romeo Crennel

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    LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 19: Head coach Romeo Crennel of the Cleveland Browns watches the game from the sideline during the game against the Washington Redskins on October 19, 2008 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

8) David Ortiz

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    PITTSBURGH - JULY 11:  American League All-Star David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox takes part in the 2006 MLB All-Star red carpet arrivals outside of PNC Park on July 11, 2006 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

7) Sebastian Janikowski

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    29 Oct 2000:  #11 Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders is congratulated by his teammates after kicking a field goal during their game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Ste

6) Booby Jenks

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 29:  A.J. Pierzynski #12 meets with Bobby Jenks #45 of the Chicago White Sox during the game against the Seattle Mariners on April 29, 2009 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

5) Zach Randolph

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 9:  Zach Randolph #50 of the Los Angeles Clippers smiles during the game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on February 9, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agre

4) C.C. Sabathia

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    NEW YORK - DECEMBER 18:  CC Sabathia talks to the media during a press conference to announce his signing to the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on December 18, 2008  in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

3) Phil Mickelson

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    NORTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 1:  Vijay Singh and Phil Mickelson watch Mickelson's tee shot during the second round of Deutsche Bank Championship, the second event of the new PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup at TPC Boston on September 1, 2007 in Norton, Massac

2) Prince Fielder

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1) John Madden

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    HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 16:  Sports commentator John Madden attends the ABC Television Network's 50th Anniversary Special at the Pantages Theatre on March 16, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)