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Champs: New York's Most Loved Sports Figures of 2013

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10. Mikhail Prokhorov, Nets

Photograph By REUTERS/Adam Hunger

OK, so his Nets haven't exactly set the world on fire so far this season, but New York loves an owner who is committed to winning -- and putting his money where his mouth is. If the Russian billionaire can't bring a title to Brooklyn, he'll have to get married -- and he might ultimately end up on our Chumps list, too. -- Matt Marrone