Three sports figures make "Most Hated Men In America" list

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling closes his eyes as he watches the Clippers play the Utah Jazz during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been selling excuses, but America isn't buying them. According to a recent consumer survey conducted by E-Score, a leading consumer research service that provides information to media and entertainment companies, Sterling is now the single most disliked living man in America, ranking higher than bad boys such as O.J. Simpson, Bernie Madoff and Phil Spector.

The survey was conducted among 1,100 persons ages 13-49 with general representation across income, age, education and geographic demographics to represent a cross-section of the U.S. population.

Following are the top ten most disliked men in the U.S., followed by the percentage of respondents who indicated a dislike of the particular person:

(List compiled by E-Score)

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