WorstSportsScandals

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Everyone loves a little drama. Sports can create more than an afternoon soap opera at times. Here is a list of the worst sports scandals in the history of sports.

  1. 1919 Black Sox: <i>Tarnished the game of baseball for years to come, would have ruined the sport if it wasn't for Babe Ruth.</i>
  2. Pete Rose betting-on-baseball scandal: <i>Ruined Pete Rose, and began one of the biggest arguments in sports, whether or not Rose deserves to be in the hall of fame.</i>
  3. Skategate I, starring Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan: <i>So surreal, and magnified an ugly aspect of an otherwise beautiful sport.</i>
  4. Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler
  5. College basketball point-shaving scandal of the late-'40s and early-'50s
  6. SMU Football receives the "death penalty"
  7. Ben Johnson fails his drug test
  8. Soviet Union beats United States in 1972 men's Olympic basketball final
  9. 1993 Florida State football "free shoes" scandal
  10. Salt Lake City bribes the International Olympic Committee to get the 2002 Games
  11. The Danny Almonte-Little League age scandal
  12. Roy Jones Jr. loses decision after pummeling South Korea's Si Hun Park in light middleweight final at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul
  13. University of Minnesota hoops academic cheating scandal
  14. Jim Thorpe loses his pentathlon and decathlon Olympic gold medals
  15. Skategate II: Canadian pairs and Russian pairs end up sharing gold medals
  16. Vikings "Love Boat" scandal

WorstSportsScandals

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

Everyone loves a little drama. Sports can create more than an afternoon soap opera at times. Here is a list of the worst sports scandals in the history of sports.

  1. 1919 Black Sox
  2. College basketball point-shaving scandal of the late-'40s and early-'50s
  3. Soviet Union beats United States in 1972 men's Olympic basketball final
  4. Skategate I, starring Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan
  5. SMU Football receives the "death penalty"
  6. Salt Lake City bribes the International Olympic Committee to get the 2002 Games
  7. The Danny Almonte-Little League age scandal
  8. Roy Jones Jr. loses decision after pummeling South Korea's Si Hun Park in light middleweight final at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul
  9. Ben Johnson fails his drug test
  10. University of Minnesota hoops academic cheating scandal
  11. Jim Thorpe loses his pentathlon and decathlon Olympic gold medals
  12. Pete Rose betting-on-baseball scandal
  13. Skategate II: Canadian pairs and Russian pairs end up sharing gold medals
  14. 1993 Florida State football "free shoes" scandal
  15. Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler
  16. Vikings "Love Boat" scandal

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