Who’s the most popular person in sports media? Peyton Manning, according to a new poll. The former Colts and Broncos QB topped a recent Morning Consult poll of the most popular sports media personalities, with a 79 percent favorable rating. Manning was followed by Charles Barkley, Al Michaels, Dan Patrick, and Jim Nantz in the top 5. So who’s the least popular? Fox Sports’ Skip Bayless, with just a 13 percent favorable rating. Fellow Fox Sports host Colin Cowherd and ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith also made the bottom 4.
— Morning Consult (@MorningConsult) July 16, 2019
Who’s your favorite sports media personality? Why are guys like Manning and Barkley so beloved?