Long before Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s post game rant this past Sunday, there are the comical rants I hold close to my heart in sports and entertainment history.
Bow down, Sherman. Nobody did it like these three guys did, who habitually ranted their way into American pop culture’s Hall of Shame:
Ol’ Dirty Bastard (ODB), who was known for antics like picking up food stamps in a limo, was also a man of many words. Here he is during a live taping of the 40th Annual Grammy Awards in 1998 at Radio City Music Hall. You’re welcome.
Ah, Jim Mora, Sr. This retired head coach has a small list of A+ rants, but his best one was during a post game press conference in 2001 when his former team, the Indianapolis Colts, lost to the 49ers.
Then of course, there’s sportscaster Jim Gray’s infamous post fight interview in 2000 with Mike Tyson. After Iron Mike annihilated Lou Savarese in the first round, he called out Lennox Lewis and expressed his contempt for him in the most voracious way.