The 10 Most Disliked Sports Figures: An Analysis

Joe BartonContributor IAugust 2, 2009

The 10 Most Disliked Sports Figures: An Analysis

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    RICHMOND, VA - DECEMBER 10:  Animals rights activists and Frankie the dog wait outside a sentencing hearing for Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick in federal court December 10, 2007 in Richmond, Virginia. Vick and three associates pleaded guilty to

10. John McEnroe

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27:  John McEnroe attends the Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah game at Staples Center on April 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

9. Nick Saban

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02:  Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts in the third quarter while taking on the Utah Utes during the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by

8. Stephon Marbury

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    ORLANDO, FL - MAY 08:  Stephon Marbury #8 of the Boston Celtics reacts against the Orlando Magic in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Amway Arena on May 8, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. The Magic defeated the Celt

7. Isiah Thomas

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    MIAMI - APRIL 15:  Isiah Thomas talks to the media after he was introduced as the new head coach for Florida International Univeristy men's basketball team at U.S.Century Bank Arena on April 15, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

6. Allen Iverson

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 13:  Allen Iverson #1 of the Detroit Pistons watches on during their game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 13, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and a

5. Kobe Bryant

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15:  NBA player Kobe Bryant walks onstage to accept the Best Team award on behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on July 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 17th annual ESPYs

4. Terrell Owens

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    IRVING, TX - DECEMBER 20:  Wide receiver Terrell Owens #81 of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the sidelines during a 33-24 loss against the Baltimore Ravens at Texas Stadium on December 20, 2008 in Irving, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

3. Alex Rodriguez

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    NEW YORK - JULY 22:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees looks on against the Baltimore Orioles on July 22, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

2. Manny Ramirez

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16:  Manny Ramirez #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on during the game against the Houston Astro's on July 16, 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

1. Michael Vick

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    RICHMOND, VA - AUGUST 27:  Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick (R) leaves federal court August 27, 2007 in Richmond, Viriginia. Vick pleaded guilty to a federal dogfighting charge.  (Photo by Steve Helber-Pool/Getty Images)