20 Biggest Sports PR Disasters of the Last Decade

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20 Biggest Sports PR Disasters of the Last Decade

You would think the White House tradition of honoring those American teams who have won the Stanley Cup would transcend the partisan rancor of politics. After all, you get to meet the president, immortalize your achievement with a photo-op and a pleasant little ceremony; you basically are offered a moment to bask in history and prestige of the Executive Office.

Well,  2010-11 Stanley Cup-winning goalie Tim Thomas decided to draw a line in the sand. Thomas infamously snubbed the president and posted a mild political diatribe on Facebook. Classy. 

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