Major League Stars for 2014

Next year's breakouts will shake up stodgy franchises

No question 2013 was a been-there, done-that year for sports. The Heat atop the NBA? Been there. The Ravens winning a Super Bowl? Done that. Another title for Alabama? For the Blackhawks? For the Red Sox? Will the aughts ever stop repeating themselves? But 2014--with a World Cup, a wide-open NFL playoff picture and two relatively new head coaches in the BCS National Championship Game--promises a little more mystery. Below, four players who might shake up their sports.



Blink and you'll miss him. Hamilton stole 13 bases in 13 MLB games last year. (He was caught...