the second year in a row, Michael Vick topped a fan poll taken by Forbes as the
most disliked sports figure in the United States.
Forbes survey sampled sports fans and filtered out lesser-known figures like
disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis and sports agent Scott Boras, who weren’t known
by a lot of fans but were really disliked by those who
the end, Vick was still held in a lower opinion than Ben Roethlisberger, Tiger
Woods and Oakland Raiders’ owner Al Davis, with 69 percent of those polled disliking Vick.
was a surprising second with 66 percent, given the amount of bad PR that Woods
(53 percent) and Roethlisberger (57 percent) had in the past year.
names in the bottom 10 include Allen Iverson, Terrell Owens and Alex Rodriguez.
came in ninth in the poll, which is also surprising since he’s been out of the
public eye for much of the past year.