Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by Evil_X_13, Apr 9, 2008.
NHL: Bobby Orr
NBA(all time): Shawn Marion
NBA(Present): Shawn Marion
NFL(all time): Brett Favre
NFL(Present): Donald Driver
MLB(all time): Randy Johnson
MLB(Present): Brandon Webb
and yes, I realize Randy is still pitching, but I can't really get myself to cheer for him as much these days.
NBA (All-time): Michael Jordan
NBA (Current): J.J. Redick (hey, don't judge! )
NFL (All-time): Brett Favre
NFL (Current): Plaxico Burress
Nascar (All-time & Current): Jeff Gordon
And other sports mostly just don't interest me...
MLB (All-time) Greg Maddux
MLB (Current) Carlos Zambrano
NFL(All time and just maybe current ): Brett Favre
NBA; Michael Jordan
Women's tennis: Ana Ivanovic
Not Maria S.
Probably Michael Jordan.
Favorite MLBer has to be Ryne Sandberg - one of the greatest second basemen ever!
Favorite NBA player is KG, but I can't watch now he's in Boston.
Favorite NHL player has to be either Brent Burns or Mikko Koivu of MY Minnesota Wild.
Favorite all-time wrestler? The Rock
NHL - Brett Hull
NFL - Peyton Manning
Equestrian - Jerry Bailey (jockey) and Secretariat (horse) and Gem Twist (show jumping horse)
David Robinson. Although it's kind of funny how one of the main reasons he was my idol as a kid was partly because of his Christian faith, and nowadays I'm an atheist. I even have an autographed basketball from him with a Bible verse written on it. Nonetheless, I've never liked an athlete as much as I did Robinson in my childhood.
MLB- All-time: Barry Bonds (no matter what's been happening the past couple of years)
Current: Tim Lincecum
NFL- All-time: Steve Young
Current: Marshawn Lynch
NBA- All-time/current: Baron Davis
I can't say college sports because I haven't been exposed to a lot of players outside of Cal, but then again, almost all my favorite players in every sport are local.
Okay, to add to the list:
College Basketball (All-time): J.J. Redick
College Basketball (Current): Jon Scheyer
College Football (All-time): Brady Quinn
I don't really have a current favorite right now...
WWE (All-time): Shawn Michaels
WWE (Current): Chris Jericho
(I still love Michaels, but I loved him from the 1990s... he was amazing.)
College (All Time)/NBA : Rip Hamilton
Almost my new NBA favorite: Rajon Rondo
College current: Stanley Robinson (He's going to blow up next year, just watch)
NFL: Troy Brown. Ultimate selfless player.
NBA All-Time: Oscar Robertson
NFL All-Time: The Barry Sanders Show
MLB All-Time: Roberto Clemente
Tennis (Men): Pete Sampras
Tennis (Women): Ana Ivanovic
NCAA Basketball (Men): Kirk Hinrich
NCAA Football: Charlie Ward
After watching Barry Bonds for 15 years, he is the greatest ball player I've ever seen.
Top 3 players of all time.
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So did he really take steriods? I dont pay attention to baseball new or whatever so i dont know.
The correct question should be, "Did he knowingly take steroids?" because almost everyone in the 90's used them. Just look at the Mitchell Report.
So he did!
NHL Current: Teemu Selanne
NHL All Time: Teemu Selanne
MLB Current: Carlos Gomez.(Yeah, he's made me a huge fan in no time.)
MLB All Time: Kirby Puckett
Pro Wrasslin' Current: Christian Cage
Pro Wrasslin' All Time: Chris Jericho
NFL: (All Time) QB Rich Gannon
NFL: (Present)CB Nnamdi Asomugha
A true sportsman and champion, and a man who went from being boorish at 20 to sublime at 35. I think it's the height of synchronicity that at the beginning of Agassi's career, he was playing Jimmy Connors and someone in the crowd yelled out, "He's a punk, you're a legend!" to Connors. By the time Agassi was finishing his career, he was the one basking in the glow of the crowd. His run at the 2005 U.S. Open was like Jack Nicklaus's at the 1986 Masters, and had he taken down Federer, it would have been an equal accomplishment.
He wasn't the best of his era, but he was its greatest champion and sportsman. On the playing side, he completed a career Grand Slam, plus an Olympic Gold Medal. The only other player to accomplish that feat in the past several decades shares his bed at night. I watched him win Wimbledon in 1992, the boorish one conquering tennis's most sacred tournament, and watched him win the French Open in 1999, thus completing that career Slam. His epic comeback win that day remains among the highlights of sporting events I've witnessed.
I'd be honored to shake his hand someday and tell him that he's the best athlete I've yet known of in my life.
NBA (All-time): Michael Jordan..how can you not think this!?
NBA (Now): LeBron James
NFL: Peyton Manning
All Time: Evander Holyfeild, and Tim Brown
MLB: Eric Chavez, When healthy, THE best defensive 3rd Baseman...bar none.
NBA: Kevin Martin (Sac)
NFL: Kirk Morrison (Oak)