Last night, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall lost his endorsement deal with Champion thanks to his series of controversial Osama bin Laden-related tweets. But his words were really only the latest in a long tradition of offensive athlete tweets. Like, for example, these.
Gehrig is such a pussy! “I feel sick!” Be a man and get back out there and play some ball! I just played a doubleheader drunk off my ass!
1 May 1939
Just hit free throw in 2nd quarter. Officially broke Len Bias’ NBA scoring record, lol!
3 Nov 1986
If white people are supposed to be so superior how come they can’t throw a brother out @second?
10 May 1948
Yo, Al… who should I kill next? You’re the only one who can read this, right?
25 June 1994
Now that there are goalie masks, I wish Eisenhower would wear one. He is one ugly mofo.
Feb 12 1958
Hey Stingley! Get up!
12 August 1978
OMG! Stayed in pool too long and my vag feels super pruney.
18 June 1988
Just saw “The Book of Mormon”… way better than being in an arena full of 20,000 schmuck polygamists for 23 years!
10 April 2011
I ain’t gay but it’d be nice to be around some dudes once in a while instead of all these nappy-headed hoes.
14 October 1987