Handling the media and giving interviews is another part of an athlete's and coach's job. Aside from on the field performance, athletes and coaches (generally) know how they interact and participate with the media can and will go a long way to determining their public perception.
There are many in the sports world who avoid confrontation or slip-ups through the media. Some athletes are so meticulous that it is nearly impossible to get any sort of interesting soundbite.
And then there are these ten individuals who forever changed their public persona and, in many cases, their credibility due to a filter malfunction during an interview.
Not all of these ten interview subjects were demeaning or derogatory, but their comments are etched in stone and some have yet to recover.