A survey from Nielsen and E-Market Poll Research shows us who the 10 most disliked athletes of 2011 were. Who earned a number 1 spot in a poll they probably didn’t want.
No. 10 Kurt Busch – He’s been knocked for his profanity-laced tirades on team radio communications, cursing at a television reporter at Homestead in November, and butting heads with Roger Penske.
No. 9: Alex Rodriguez – Plays for the Yankees, the team that many outside of New York love to hate.
No. 8: Terrell Owens – With the pots he has stirred in San Francisco, Dallas and Philadelphia. It’s no wonder that no NFL team took a chance on signing him last
No. 7: Kobe Bryant – He’s admitted to cheating in 2003 and divorce proceedings have started between he and his wife.
No. 6: LeBron James – His special in 2010 to announce his free agency destination didn’t sit well with alot of fans.
No. 5: Kris Humphries – His doomed 72 day marriage to Kim Kardashian has led him to be booed by fans of all teams.
No. 4: Ndamukong Suh – Suh is earning a reputation for being a dirty player.
No. 3: Plaxico Burress – Shot himself in the leg after carrying a concealed weapon into a night club and received jail time for not having the weapon registered.
No. 2: Tiger Woods – His infidelity in 2009 and the divorce from his wife, Elin.
No. 1: Michael Vick – The dogfighting ring that came to light in 2007 enraged the public. Spent 19 months in jail