The 50 Most Hated Athletes Right Now Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports

14. Michael Vick

Sport: Football
Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Hateful lowlight: Did two years in prison for his role in a dog fighting ring

It's hard to endear yourself to the public when you're famous for spearheading a dog killing empire. Michael Vick did two years in the slammer for residing over a mass murder of pit bulls and, despite returning to the league as a formidable fantasy football player, hasn't totally shaken the bitterness of his deplorable criminal history. Let this be a cautionary tale to all you aspiring quarterback/dog-killing enthusiasts out there: find another hobby.

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