With the evolution of social media and the media’s attention on players' feelings, sports beefs have increased in quantity and pettiness. Although nothing surpasses the Kobe-Shaq beef especially because of Shaq’s freestyle back in the day, asking Kobe to tell him how his ass tastes, there have been many interesting new individual rivalries cultivated recently.

The beefs could be a result of on the field actions, verbal attacks, and of course, switching teams. Or you can the be New York Knicks and cause havoc for no reason at all. Or you can be the President of the United State and send out way too many tweets about star athletes peacefully protesting while other American citizens suffer following a devastating natural disaster. 

Regardless, there's more to our favorite sports than just wins, losses, and stats—politics and emotions are a big part of it. So with that being said, here are the best beefs in sports right now: