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Best Player/Best Person

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Watching Bonds and A-Rod last night made me wonder who is the athlete who is best on and off the field. Who doesn't cheat on a spouse, use drugs, get cranky with media, get into off-field scrapes with the law, and is a genuinely good person while still performing his or her sport at the highest level?

    Any nominations?
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Peyton Manning, Paul Pierce and Marvin Harrison off the top of my head. I'm sure there are many more.
  3. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Peyton Manning? Et tu, Doc?
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Randy Kutcher?
  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Dale Murphy in the old days.
  6. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Walter Payton epitomized what you're looking for, IMO.
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    C'mon. The only thing he's ever been guilty of his throwing his teammates under a bus after a loss. Other than that, he's been an exemplary professional.

    Can't even say Tom Brady anymore because of the fucking around with multiple women.
  8. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Just kidding. He's seems like a decent guy. But I can't believe you didn't think of Sweetness first.
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Because he's dead. I figured this was for active athletes only.

    I can't even say Urlacher. Tommie Harris, maybe.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Twelve years ago, Kirby Puckett would have been a popular answer.

    How about we just decline to answer because we have no idea what goes on behind the scenes for the good guys, the bad guys and everyone in between.
  11. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Don't think that used to be a negative mark in the old days for a single guy. See: Namath,Joe.
  12. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Rex Grossman wouldn't say Tommie Harris.
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