The Top 10 Most Hated Athletes in American Sports – 2013
There’s been a major shakeup in the list this year. A full half of last year’s athletes have been swapped out. And the most hated athlete in 2012, Michael Vick, has dropped all the way to seventh in 2013.
Tiger Woods‘ lustful loins still have the golfer in hot water with fans, but again more recent headlines have pushed Woods’ past into the background a bit. He fell from second to third most disliked athlete in America.
I feel that both Vick and Woods have paid their debts and then some – one went to jail and the other lost his family. Both are putting major and true effort into making positive changes in their lives. How much more do critics want?
It just seems odd that Cutler is ranked so high. Fourth most disliked athlete in the country? That’s a bit much. Same for Metta World Peace, though a little more understandable. Still, his name is “World Peace” and the guy does seem a bit redeemed.
Tony Romo? That seems more like a backlash from Dallas Cowboys fans than a general nationwide dislike.
A bit of a change to note: In the past, these athletes were ranked by percent of respondents who disliked them. For the first time, they are inversely ranked by percent of respondents who found them (not-so) appealing.Follow @VinGetz
|1.||Manti Te’o||NCAA Football||15%|
|4.||Metta World Peace||Basketball||21%|
Posted on February 6, 2013, in Multiple Sports and tagged 2013, america, american, athletes, disliked, hated, lance armstrong, List, manti te'o, most, Sports, sports list of the day, Tiger Woods, top 10. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.