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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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Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, also nicknamed "The Juice", is a retired American football player, broadcaster, actor, and is currently incarcerated in Nevada. Simpson played ...more

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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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This person 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 2012 after a ...more

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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the ...more

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Oscar Pistorius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Marco Materazzi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Tiger Woods is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Bill Lambeer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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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