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ESPN staff
August 23, 2013
Serena Williams is well known for her umpire outbursts © Getty Images
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There have been a few rants in recent weeks, from Darren Lehmann's verbal assault on Stuart Broad to Ian Holloway being… well, Ian Holloway. So we thought we would delve into the wonderful world of YouTube for more sports personalities letting their frustration get the better of them…

Groundhog Day

Imagine being Bill Murray. You're one of the most respected comedy actors in the world and worth millions of dollars. You get to waltz around the world playing the world's finest golf courses at your leisure. But hang on, some journalists want to ask me a couple of questions. Well, you can't be having this…

Formula One v the Staines Massive

Sacha Baron Cohen-creation Ali G was famous for asking "Is it 'cos I is black" whenever he didn't get his way. Turns out it's far funnier when used in real life. Step forward, Lewis Hamilton…

You! Are! Outta here!

Earl Weaver was head coach of the Baltimore Orioles for 17 seasons - and was booted out of an impressive 91 times. It is understood he suffered from the well-known condition "short man syndrome"…

Bolt fumes at Lewis

Usain Bolt is largely regarded as one of the most chilled out sports stars on the planet. So how did he react to Carl Lewis's questioning of the Jamaican Athletics Association's drug testing programme? By unleashing the most laid back rant ever, of course.

"Do not even look at me!"

Safe to say Serena Williams was not happy with this call at the 2011 US Open...

Alex Higgins meets his match

For all his raw talent, Alex Higgins was incredibly flawed and, on occasion, mighty petulant. In this incredible clip, referee John Williams not only shows The Hurricane who is boss, but a member of the crowd, too...

Rafael Benitez's David Brent moment

During a press conference while Liverpool manager, Benitez went on an unbelievable ramble about then Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson which just got more and more excruciating as it went on. The result? Four minutes and 36 seconds of YouTube gold...

More Fergie mind games

While we are on the subject of Ferguson rubbing his rivals up the wrong way, let us reminisce on Kevin Keegan's finest hour as Newcastle United manager...

Viktor Troicki's camera hijack

When Serbian tennis star Troicki had a shot called long at the Rome Masters earlier in the year, he was not a happy man. And the lengths at which he went to prove he was right were quite remarkable…

Should have gone to Specsavers

What happened on Soccer Saturday when anchor Jeff Stelling disagreed with pundit Charlie Nicholas's call on an offside decision? Probably the worst comeback of all time, that's what.

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