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50 Nastiest Insults in Recent Sports History

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50 Nastiest Insults in Recent Sports History
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Trash talk is nothing new in the sports world—crapping on the competition has been around for as long as competition itself. Love it or hate it, there's absolutely no denying that it adds an entertaining dimension to every sport. 

There's definitely a fine line between trash-talking the opposition and insulting them. Some athletes and sports broadcasters have no difficulty walking this line, but many others struggle with it—though, those who struggle with sportsmanship tend to also struggle at being human beings. 

Most people in the public eye manage to resist the temptation to get involved in ugly spats, but some just can't help themselves.

Here are 50 of the nastiest sports insults in recent memory.   

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