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The really fortunate 10

Originally Published: August 3, 2010
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

A few weeks back, our colleagues at Sports Illustrated published their Fortunate 50, a list of the top 50-earning American athletes. Which is all well and good, save one important semantic detail.

Most of the listed sports figures aren't actually fortunate.

They're just really, really good.

Take Tiger Woods, who ranks No. 1. Would anyone argue that Woods is lucky? Especially lately? Or is it more accurate to state that he's incredibly skilled at golf, a pursuit ...

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