ESPN.com's Top 20 Athletes 1995-2015

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  1. Ridic

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    Horrible rankings IMO. If this is based on accomplishments then Tiger is hands down #1 with Phelps and Serena as 2 and 3. Jordan is all time great, but shouldn't even be top 5 looking back only the past 5 years.

    http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/page/Anniversary-Top20Athletes/20th-anniversary-top-20-athletes

    1. Michael Jordan
    2. LeBron James
    3. Tiger Woods
    4. Tom Brady
    5. Roger Federer
    6. Serena Williams
    7. Peyton Manning
    8. Kobe Bryant
    9. Michael Phelps
    10. Derek Jeter
    11. Shaquille O'Neal
    12. Lionel Messi
    13. Lance Armstrong
    14. Tim Duncan
    15. Brett Favre
    16. Usain Bolt
    17. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
    18. Mia Hamm
    19. Barry Bonds
    20. Sydney Crosby
     
  2. Mur

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    Bonds should be at least top 10
     
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    Espn is just shitty all around.
     
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    Bonds and Armstrong shouldn't even be on the list.
     
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    So should ARod to be honest. Also Pujols should be on the list.
     
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    Maybe they should just do a separate list for cheaters.
     
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    Shaquille O'Neal seems overrated.
     
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    Bond was one of the best players in the game before he took steroids.
     
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    Bratt Favre? What the fuck
     
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    Hitler was a great leader before he started baking Jews.
     
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    Randy Moss should have made the list too. :grad:

    Kick off Crosby and the soccer players.
     
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    It's awesome that Messi is in the top 15.



    :yay:
     
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    Jeter

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    I agree. Crosby is overrated and i'm a penguins fan.
     
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    Only Yankee I've never hated.
     
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    I am only a casual hockey fan until playoffs. I think Malkin is a better hockey player than Crosby.
     
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    Get the cheaters out of there and there might be room for Steve Nash.
     
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    Click the quote.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    Steve Nash's wife delivered a blaek baby in front of him :sarcastic: