Most annoying

Who is the most annoying personality in sports?

  • Dick Vitale

    Votes: 27 45.8%
  • Jim Nantz

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Paul Finebaum

    Votes: 5 8.5%
  • Lee Corso

    Votes: 2 3.4%
  • Chris Fowler

    Votes: 3 5.1%
  • Write in

    Votes: 4 6.8%
  • Stephen A Smith

    Votes: 29 49.2%
  • Keith Olberman

    Votes: 17 28.8%

  • Total voters
    59
#6

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Stephen A by far IMO. Dude doesn’t know what he’s talking about half the time. Especially the NFL (which is 100% of the time)
 
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The most annoying one to me is probably Bomani Jones. I don't even know where to begin with him...he has this combination of smugness/condescension, trying to find a racial or political angle in everything, and an overly cynical, I'm too cool for school attitude that makes it appear if he doesn't even like the sports he is covering. A lot like Deadspin, I guess. Those people seem like some of the most miserable people on Earth.

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Stephen A by far IMO. Dude doesn’t know what he’s talking about half the time. Especially the NFL (which is 100% of the time)
The thing I don't get with Stephen A, and it could be because I'm out of touch, is who actually listens to him? I don't mean just who sees him on TV...I mean who actually looks to him as a source of serious, knowledgeable thoughts about sports?

Stephen A and Bayless have frontline shows on their respective networks and lots of airtime, but I don't know of any sports fan, anywhere, that would say, in a serious way, that they wondered what Stephen A thought about it. Who is watching him?
 
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The thing I don't get with Stephen A, and it could be because I'm out of touch, is who actually listens to him? I don't mean just who sees him on TV...I mean who actually looks to him as a source of serious, knowledgeable thoughts about sports?

Stephen A and Bayless have frontline shows on their respective networks and lots of airtime, but I don't know of any sports fan, anywhere, that would say, in a serious way, that they wondered what Stephen A thought about it. Who is watching him?
I have no idea. Obviously people do or they wouldn’t be on.
 
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I like Bomani as well since he doesn't just parrot the easy talking points (Dan L as well for this reason). His radio show is/was pretty good when I last listened to it. I think he just does TV now, though.

I would not miss Stephen A.

Something for everyone, I guess.
 
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I voted Dick Vitale mostly due to hearing him a lot lately but would like to add Todd Blackledge and Gary Danielson. Both annoy the holy heck out of me.

Especially Danielson and his constant love affair with the effin Gators and Tim Tebow. He can't go an entire game without mentioning them.
 
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I'm not sure how Vitale's analysis was 30 years ago, before my time, but after listening to him call a couple games this year I know that if he couldn't say puns or one-liners, he'd have nothing to say.
 

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