Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013

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By Christian S. Kohl

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game:

10. Sports and Politics Always Mix

Starting us off, Boston Mayor Tom Menino said he hoped the Boston Red Sox would win “the World Series Cup.” You know, the World Series Cup. The think you pour all that locker room champagne into. Ah, Sports and politics. It’s a miracle the Sox won this year, without John Kerry’s favorite player, “Manny Ortez”

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9. By All Means, Continue

ESPN Analyst David Pollack offered this enlightened gem:

“Now I’m going to stick my foot in my mouth, probably…I want people on this committee, guys, that can watch tape, yes, that have played football, that are…

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