The dog days of summer and the recent propensity of Buzzfeed, Forbes and others to complile super fun lists got us thinking about who the most powerful athletes in Boston sports today are. These athletes not only have to be great on the field, they have to exert control in their own locker rooms and have some broader appeal. We’re sticking to current athletes and to players rather than coaches/owners. Look through our list, and if you don’t agree, follow the link below to give your own power rankings. Note, these rankings have changed drastically since last year, when Tyler Seguin, Kevin Garnett, Wes Welker, and Paul Pierce made the top 10.