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A CrowdRanked List the most obnoxious athletes from any sport. Rank the most annoying guys who are constantly twittering absurd posts, women who act like sports are a beauty contest, athletes that overreact over every situation, and any other annoying athletes. Make your own list, rank it as you see fit, and add any obnoxious athletes that are missing.

So who are the most obnoxious athletes? Well, that depends on your defintion of obnoxious. If brash, brazen, cocky and crude fits your bill, then you'll have no problem sorthing through the people on this list. These are the most annoying American athletes, the most obnoxious sports figures and the top douchebags in spors. Vote for the least popular athletes that you can't stand. 

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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
FitzytheMartian added Lance Armstrong Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He previously held seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005, but was stripped of his titles in ...more

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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Dennis Rodman Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the ...more

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
RobLein added O. J. Simpson Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, also nicknamed "The Juice", is a retired American football player, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon currently incarcerated in Nevada. ...more

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Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tonya Harding Tonya Maxene Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second ...more

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal ...more

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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Terrell Owens Terrell Eldorado Owens is an American football wide receiver who played 15 seasons in the National Football League. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Owens holds or shares several National Football ...more

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Since retiring as a player, he has been a mainstay ...more

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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Metta World Peace Metta World Peace is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian League. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his ...more

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Danny Ainge Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge is an American basketball executive and retired professional basketball and baseball player, currently serving as President of Basketball Operations for the ...more

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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Mike Tyson Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson is an American retired professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win ...more

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Marco Materazzi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Marco Materazzi Marco Materazzi is an Italian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for and manages Indian Super League club Chennaiyin. At the beginning of his career, Materazzi played with various ...more

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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
DaNerd added Marion Jones Marion Lois Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete, a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won ...more

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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Chad Ochocinco Chad Javon Johnson, formerly Chad Ochocinco, is a gridiron football wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played college football for both Santa Monica ...more

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alex Rodriguez Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He ...more

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Barry Bonds Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Bonds received ...more

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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
idawg387 added Johnny Manziel Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname "Johnny Football", is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more

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Bill Lambeer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Bill Lambeer

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Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Jose Canseco José Canseco Capas, Jr., is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball outfielder, and designated hitter. Canseco has admitted using performance enhancing drugs during his playing ...more

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Tiger Woods is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for ...more

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Oscar Pistorius is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Oscar Pistorius Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius OIB is a South African sprint runner and convicted killer. Although both of Pistorius' legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old, he has competed ...more

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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ben Johnson Benjamin Sinclair "Ben" Johnson, CM OOnt is a Canadian former sprinter, who won two Olympic bronze medals and an Olympic gold medal, which was later rescinded. He set consecutive 100 ...more

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Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Sergio Busquets Sergio Busquets Burgos is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team as a defensive midfielder. He was a relatively obscure player when he arrived ...more

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Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kurt Angle Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, amateur wrestler and actor currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion in ...more

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Alan Minter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alan Minter Alan Minter is an English former professional boxer and a former Undisputed World Middleweight Champion.

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Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Roy Keane Roy Maurice Keane is an Irish football manager and former professional football player. He is the assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team. In his 18-year-long playing ...more

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Giorgio Chiellini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Giorgio Chiellini Giorgio Fabricio Chiellini is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. He began his career as a left-back, but made his name as an ...more

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Didier Deschamps is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Didier Deschamps Didier Claude Deschamps is a retired French footballer and current manager of France. He played as a defensive midfielder for such clubs as Chelsea, Juventus and Marseille. In this position, he ...more

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for ...more

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M. L. Carr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
M. L. Carr Michael Leon "M.L." Carr is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association, and former head coach and ...more

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
LeBron James LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lbs., he has started ...more

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Jimmy Connors is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
RobLein added Jimmy Connors James Scott "Jimmy" Connors is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States. Connors won eight Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles, and was a ...more

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Michael Johnson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Johnson Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 ...more

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Ivan Lendl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ivan Lendl Ivan Lendl is a former world no.1 professional tennis player. Originally from Czechoslovakia, he became a United States citizen in 1992. He was one of the game's most dominant players in the ...more

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Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Roger Clemens William Roger Clemens, nicknamed "Rocket", is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball for four teams. Clemens was one of the most dominant ...more

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Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Vick Michael Dwayne Vick is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He has previously played for the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Vick played ...more

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Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kent Benson Michael Kent Benson is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high of 38 points, playing ...more

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
wiabux added Richard Sherman Richard Kevin Sherman is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Albert Haynesworth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Albert Haynesworth Albert George Haynesworth III is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of ...more

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Leon Spinks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Leon Spinks Leon Spinks is an American former boxer, who had an overall record of 26 wins, 17 losses and three draws as a professional, with 14 of those wins by knockout. In only his eighth professional ...more

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Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Karl Malone Karl Anthony Malone, nicknamed "The Mailman" is a retired American professional basketball power forward. He spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the ...more

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady, Jr., nicknamed Tom Terrific, is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After playing college ...more

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Michael Chang is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Chang Michael Te-Pei Chang is an American tennis player. He became the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at the age of 17 years and 4 months. ...more

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Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Edgar Davids Edgar Steven Davids is a Surinamese-born Dutch former professional footballer. After beginning his career with Ajax, he subsequently played in Italy for Milan and Juventus before a loan spell ...more

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Antonio Conte is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Antonio Conte Antonio Conte is an Italian football manager and former player. He is currently the coach of the Italian football national team. Playing as a midfielder, Conte became one of the most decorated ...more

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
enea999 added Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona Franco is an Argentine former footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as for the national team of Argentina. Many experts, football ...more

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Jim Courier is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Jim Courier James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr. is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. During his career, he won four Grand Slam singles titles, two at the French ...more

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Michael Spinks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Spinks Michael Spinks is an American former boxer who was an Olympic gold medalist and world champion in the light-heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Nicknamed Jinx, which spawned the nickname of ...more

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Terry Butcher is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Terry Butcher Terry Ian Butcher is an English football player and manager. During his playing career, Butcher captained the England national team, winning 77 caps in a ten-year international career that ...more

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Adam Jones Adam Bernard "Pacman" Jones is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round with ...more