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Here's the entire New York Daily News' "Most Powerful in NY Sports" list

The NY Daily News has its fugazi 50 Most Powerful People in NY Sports list out today. Here's how they billed it:

From James Dolan to Derek Jeter, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to John Mara, the co-owner of the Giants. A Daily News poll of News sports scribes and editors, along with authorities from around the country, weighed in on which New York personality who wields the most power, and registers the greatest impact -- economically, socially, politically -- across the New York sports landscape.

Alrighty then. Here's the entire list.

50. Jay Horwitz
49. Donald Trump
48. Pat Hanlon
47. Matt Harvey
46. Joe Torre
45. Don Garber
44. Michael Strahan
43. Don Cornwell
42. Phil Simms
41. Boomer Esiason:

The former Bengals and Jets quarterback made a seamless transition into media when he retired. Esiason is a highly-rated radio personality on his WFAN morning drive show (Boomer and Carton), while his work on CBS' "The NFL Today" has given him a national platform. The 53-year-old has garnered respect and praise from all corners for the work of his foundation, which funds research for cystic fibrosis, a condition that afflicts his son, Gunnar.

40. Suzyn Waldman
39. Don Fehr
38. Brett Yormark
37. Henrik Lundqvist
36. Sunil Gulati
35. Mark Chernoff
34. Glen Sather
33. Tony Clark
32. Mary Wittenberg
31. Tom Coughlin
30. Mark Messier
29. Mitch Modell
28. Joseph Leccese
27. Alex Rodriguez
26. Sandy Alderson
25. Jeff Pash
24. Bob Bowman
23. Jay-Z
22. John Skipper
21. Mike Lupica:

The long-time News columnist has been an influential voice in New York for over 30 years, where in addition to his incisive newspaper commentary, both in the front of the paper and the back, he has penned dozens of books, is a regular on ESPN's "The Sports Reporters," and hosts his own ESPN radio show. With deep sources and a finger on the city's pulse, Lupica is impossible to imitate, though many have tried.

20. Mark Lazarus
19. Gary Bettman
18. Rex Ryan
17. Mikhail Prokhorov
16. Fred and Jeff Wilpon
15. Carmelo Anthony
14. Woody Johnson
13. Eli Manning
12. Brian Cashman
11. Adam Silver
10. Randy Levine
09. Rob Manfred
08. Mike Francesa:

People love to make fun of the 60-year-old Sports Pope, but his influence on the New York sports landscape is undeniable. The pontificating began in 1989, when Francesa and Chris (Mad Dog) Russo launched Mike and the Mad Dog on WFAN. The pairing lasted until 2008, when Russo left for Sirius XM and Francesa went solo. He remains New York sports talk radio's marquee player and No. 1 lightning rod.

07. Bud Selig
06. Phil Jackson
05. Hal Steinbrenner
04. John Mara
03. Derek Jeter
02. Roger Goddell
01. James Dolan

Suzyn Waldman? Really? Make it stop. And when's the last time someone, anyone, said, "Did you see what Lupica said this morning?" Sorry -- Phil Mushnick not in the top 10 is ridiculous. Mushnick not on the list? Invalidates it.

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