SI.com recently named the 30 “Most Disliked People In Sports” and John Calipari made the list. Others include Nick Saban, Richard Sherman, Floyd Mayweather, Bill Belichick, Ray Lewis and Tiger Woods. The common theme? Winners. And then people who wish they could take some words back like Donald Sterling and Richie Incognito.
Here’s what SI had to say about Coach Cal:
Kentucky basketball coach
Calipari wins and recruits wherever he goes. He’s also left a trail of NCAA violations in his wake at UMass and Memphis. His position at the forefront of college basketball’s “One-and-Done” era of recruiting have made him reviled among hoops traditionalists.
Haters gonna hate.