10. Is there anything less fair in life than the salaries that sports stars can command? The answer is no, but it’s better for the free market to set salaries than the government.

9. Still, isn’t it refreshing that Alex Rodriguez ($275 million over 10 years) is honest enough to note that, for him, it’s about the money?

8. Even if he used steroids, wouldn’t you still have to vote Barry Bonds into the Hall of Fame because he was great before he started using them?

7. Was Rudy Giuliani really rooting for the Red Sox to win the World Series? Hint: Think New Hampshire primary.

6. Can you think of another sports rivalry like Kansas-Missouri where fans cite arguments about who was right about the CIVIL WAR?

5. Can Curt Schilling’s support push John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain says Steyer should drop out: 'I hate that guy' Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' GOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman MORE to victory in New Hampshire?

4. Wouldn’t you love to see outspoken former NBA star Charles Barkley run for office?

3. What does it say about high tax jurisdictions like New York that its beloved Yankee Derek Jeter claims Florida (no income tax) as his residence rather than the Empire State? Answer: Marginal tax rates do matter.

2. Shouldn’t the virtues that make great sports figures — dedication, steadfastness, discipline, performance under pressure — also apply to great political leaders?

1. After Bill Bradley, Tom Osborne and Steve Largent, who will be the next sports figure to enter politics?