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The Most Obnoxious Athletes 

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Updated May 21, 2020 113.1k votes 6.4k voters 75.4k views 343 items

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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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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Bill Lambeer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Oscar Pistorius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Tiger Woods is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Marco Materazzi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Hope Solo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Ryan Lochte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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