Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 6/24/12
LeBron James finally fulfilled his destiny and won his championship. It has seemed inevitable ever since he was on the cover of SI in high school. Now, finally, he is finished paying his dues and has stepped to the forefront of the NBA’s varsity pecking order. So who’s next? Now that LeBron has his championship, what athlete without a title has the most pressure to win one? I think the top spot is an easy one to fill in. 1. Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers Someday I am going to be talking to my grandkids about what sports were like while I was growing up. I know what the highlights will be: Being in Assembly Hall for every home game of Calbert Cheaney’s spectacular and underrated college career. The indubitable winning brilliance and competitive fire of Michael Jordan. The irrepressible dominance of Tiger Woods. The mind-boggling talent of LeBron James and Josh Hamilton. Let’s focus on that last one. LeBron James and Josh Hamilton are the two most talented athletes I’ve e...
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