Top 5 Most Infamous Sports Criminals
You'd think with all the fame and glory that comes with being a sports celebrity, high rolling athletes wouldn't need to resort to crime, but we often see our favorite sports stars spending time in jail rather than on the field, where they certainly can't do any winning. Perhaps the high levels of adrenaline and testosterone that led to fame in the first place also causes successful athletes to commit high-profile crimes. Or maybe the short span of a professional athlete's career leaves an empty hole they need to fill with risky activities. Whatever the cause, it's not uncommon to see sports stars taint their name with truly unfortunate and often serious arrests. While not all athletes with arrest records face a bleak life behind bars, here are 5 of the most infamous sports criminals in history, who are all serving their time now.