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Tums Fast Relief 500 - Qualifying

RIDGEWAY, VA - OCTOBER 26: Jeff Burton, driver of the #31 Odyssey/EnerSys Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

10 athletes who could be president

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