There are players, and there are players. This week SI.com looks at some of the most powerful figures in sports history, including hard-nosed commissioners, savvy owners and superstars whose influence extended beyond wins and losses. Go to SI.com/power.
TUESDAY MARCH 5
25 MOST POWERFUL BACKS OF ALL TIME
Jim Brown, who often seemed like a man among boys on the field, was the top rusher in eight of his nine seasons.
10 RUSHING PLAYS THAT CHANGED THE GAME
WEDNESDAY MARCH 6
Despite criticism for his heavy-handed approach, all eyes remain on the NFL's absolute ruler, Roger Goodell, as he manages a business that is complex, sprawling and unbelievably profitable.
TOP 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN SPORTS