Professional sports are fundamentally built upon undying love and irrational fanaticism, but from those two things comes another pervading sentiment: hatred.
Honestly, hating a team or player is often more a part of the fan experience than cheering on the athletes and franchises you love. Now, you should never get as much satisfaction seeing a rival or a player you can’t stand lose or fail as you do when your team or favorite player succeeds, but the feelings are awfully close, and many sports fans have no problem admitting it.
With that being said, we decided to take a look at who the most hated athletes are in sports today. For one reason or another, these guys make some people’s blood boil with how they do things on or off-the-field.
For just a brief period of time, as you read this feature, by all means let the hate flow.