Contact Us

America’s Most Popular Athletes

Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images

Life is sweet for Derek Jeter.  Not only did he recently reach the milestone of 3000 career hits, he’s also the most popular male athlete in America, according to a Harris Poll.

Football and basketball players dominate the top ten list.  Here it is:

2.  Peyton Manning

3.  Kobe Bryant

3.  (tie) Michael Jordan

5.  Tiger Woods

6.  Tom Brady

7.  Albert Pujols

7.  (tie) Hines Ward

9.  Derrick Rose

10.  Aaron Rodgers

As for the most popular women athletes in America, Serena Williams ranks first.  Tennis players  did really well on the list.  Here’s the rest of the top ten:

2.  Venus Williams

3.  Danica Patrick

4.  Maria Sharapova

5.  Mia Hamm

6.  Anna Kournikova

7.  Martina Navratilova

7.  (tie)  Sue Bird

9.  Kerry Walsh

9.  (tie)  Michele Wie

Interesting that for the top male athletes, nobody from NASCAR made the cut.  That wasn’t the case last year when Dale Earnhardt Jr. made the top ten.  Who are you favorite male and female athletes?

Best of Lite 98.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://lite987.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for LITEHOUSE CLUB quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive LITEHOUSE CLUB contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.