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Mark Cuban and the 20 Most Outspoken Sports Figures Today

Mark Cuban and 20 Sports Figures Who Aren't Afraid To Speak Their Mind

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Mark Cuban has everyone in the sports world talking once again. This time, it's because he's openly admitted to being prejudiced in certain situations.

Here are 20 more sports figures, who like Cuban, enjoy speaking their mind:

1. Joakim Noah

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1. Joakim Noah

Joakim Noah

No matter the situation, Noah almost always has an interesting comment. You may not agree with him, but he'll entertain you on some level.

2. Rex Ryan

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2. Rex Ryan

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The Jets head coach is all about outlandish comments. He doesn't hold back in press conferences, so who knows what comes out of his mouth behind the scenes.

3. A.J. Pierzynski

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3. A.J. Pierzynski

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Pierzynski is widely considered one of the grumpy old men of baseball these days. He's been running his mouth for years, and never shies away from what he views as the truth.

4. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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4. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Money Mayweather is definitely outspoken, but you can also label him as cocky and arrogant too.

5. Ryan Clark

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5. Ryan Clark

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Clark is still an active player, but he shares many of his open and honest opinions during frequent appearances on SportsCenter.

6. Jim Harbaugh

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6. Jim Harbaugh

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Harbaugh cares about winning football games, and not much else. Along the way, he's not afraid to rip into whoever he deems fit.

7. Kobe Bryant

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7. Kobe Bryant

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The Black Mamba doesn't have much of a filter, and that's why people seem to equally love and hate him.

8. Chris Kluwe

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8. Chris Kluwe

Chris Kluwe

Kluwe is not known for his words on the football field, he's known for his words off the field. Some would argue that his loud support for gay marriage has kept him jobless in the NFL over the past year.

9. Ray Lewis

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9. Ray Lewis

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The Ravens legend is no longer giving locker room speeches. but he does a pretty good job speaking his mind while on set with The Mothership.

10. Tim Tebow

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10. Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow

Tebow is technically still an athlete, but just in case he's taking his verbal talents to SEC Network this fall. You know he'll ruffle a few feathers along the way.

11. Steve Smith

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11. Steve Smith

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At his old football age Smith is not afraid to share his thoughts. He's on record as saying there will be a 'blood bath' when his new team (the Ravens) plays his former team the Panthers.

12. Brian Wilson

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12. Brian Wilson

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Wilson doesn't speak out a whole lot these days, but when he does, it's usually fiery in tone and worth a listen.

13. Kevin Garnett

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13. Kevin Garnett

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KG is now 38-years old. He doesn't have time to sugarcoat things and to care what people think about him.

14. Chael Sonnen

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14. Chael Sonnen

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Sonnen seems like he was born to be a WWE superstar on the mic, but he just so happens to be pretty good at real fighting too.

15. Metta World Peace

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15. Metta World Peace

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You may not always understand the message, but MWP is usually talking about something. In fact, he's always making a statement with his new name.

16. Tony Stewart

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16. Tony Stewart

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Stewart is not the most popular guy in NASCAR, and that's because many fans don't like the words that come out of this mouth. But there's no denying the guy loves his sport as much as anyone does.

17. CM Punk

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17. CM Punk

CM Punk

The semi-retired pro wrestler is famous for dropping 'pipe bombs' on other wrestlers on-screen and on WWE officials backstage.

18. Matt Harvey

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18. Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey

Harvey has been doing a lot of spouting off ever since he hit the DL with Tommy John surgery. The most infamous case included a photo of him flipping the bird on Twitter before he abruptly closed his account.

19. Doc Rivers

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19. Doc Rivers

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Doc Rivers is outspoken in a good way the majority of the time. He was tremendous in his handling of the Clippers-Sterling situation, and he's never afraid to rip the referees.

20. Richard Sherman

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20. Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman

In the world of sports today, there's no one more outspoken than the Seahawks CB. Whether it's other players or the media, just remember -- don't you ever talk about Richard Sherman!