Hope Solo was absolutely a sore loser when she called the Swedish team that beat the U.S. "a bunch of cowards."
Other post-loss actions haven't been so cut-and-dry, though. For instance, did Klay Thompson fail to shake any Cleveland Cavaliers' hands after the NBA Finals because he was salty or because (as he said) he wanted them to have their moment? The following are 12 recent instances in which a defeated athlete, coach or fan made a comment or gesture that was less than gracious. Perhaps they even disparaged their opponent or, at minimum, refused to offer congratulations.
Look, no one likes to lose. As Cam Newton once said, per Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, "You show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser." That said, there are ways to lose with dignity. Did these folks achieve that? And if not, just how off were they?