10 athletes who could be president

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Miami Heat's Shane Battier yells as he prepares to defend against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals basketball series, Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Charles Trainor Jr.)  MAGS OUT

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The people have spoken, and Barack Obama has won a second term as president. With that, we pause to consider which present-day and former athletes have the brightest potential future in politics. And we're playing this straight; as much fun as it would be to see Charles Barkley carry through on his promise to become governor of Alabama, we don't see it happening. Here are 10 athletes who we believe could end up on a ballot one day. | Complete 2012 election coverage from Yahoo! News

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