The Most Controversial Sports Figures

Vince McMahon
Vince McMahon
LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 24: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Chairman Vince McMahon appears in the ring during the WWE Monday Night Raw show at the Thomas & Mack Center August 24, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Chad Ochocinco
Chad Ochocinco
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Athelete Chad Ochocinco attends Cosmopolitan Magazine's Fun Fearless Males Of 2011 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel on March 7, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
Lebron James
Lebron James
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Lawrence Taylor
Lawrence Taylor
4 SEP 1992: NEW YORK GIANTS LINEBACKER LAWRENCE TAYLOR RELAXES BEFORE THEIR 13-10 WIN OVER THE LOS ANGELES RAIDERS AT THE LOS ANGELESCOLISEUM IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine/ALLSPORT
Bill Laimbeer
Bill Laimbeer
INGLEWOOD, CA -1985: Bill Laimbeer #40 of the Detroit Pistons shoots a free throw against the Los Angeles Lakers during a 1985 NBA game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1985 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Ryan Leaf
Ryan Leaf
11 Nov 2001: Quarterback Ryan Leaf #16 of the Dallas Cowboys watches the game from the bench during their game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons went on to defeat the Cowboys 20-13. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran/ALLSPORT
Manny Ramirez
Manny Ramirez
PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 10: Manny Ramirez #1 of the Oakland Athletics in the dugout before the start of a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at the Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 10, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Manti Te'o
Manti Te'o
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish warms up prior to playing against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Bobby Knight
Bobby Knight
AUSTIN, TX - JANUARY 26: Head coach Bob Knight of the Texas Tech Red Raiders looks on during the game against the Texas Longhorns on January 26, 2008 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 30: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers directs the offense against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 30, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Browns 24-10. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
Mike Vick
Mike Vick
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 30: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles sits on the bench in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on December 30, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The New York Giants defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 42-7. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Pacman Jones
Pacman Jones
ATLANTA - DECEMBER 9: Former NFL player Adam "Pacman" Jones watches the action between the Atlanta Hawks and the Chicago Bulls on December 9, 2009 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Tanya Harding
Tanya Harding
18 FEB 1994: TANYA HARDING DURING TODAYS PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE MAIN PRESS CENTRE LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY. Mandatory Credit: Phil Cole/ALLSPORT
Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 16: Mike Tyson speaks on stage during his speaking tour, "Day of the Champions" at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 16, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
JJose Canseco
JJose Canseco
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - MAY 26: Former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco looks on prior to the match with Choi Hong-man at first Round of Super Hulk Tournament during Dream.9 at Yokohama Arena on May 26, 2009 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Canseco lost at 1 minute 17 seconds in the first round. (Photo by Hiroki Watanabe/Getty Images)
Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: LIVESTRONG Founder and Chairman and seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong (L) and cancer survivor Tracy Elliman (R) of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, listen during a news conference at the National Press Club March 24, 2011 in Washington, DC. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network held a news conference to call on the Congress to oppose proposed cuts to cancer research and prevention programs. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 18: Tiger Woods of the USA during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 18, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Latrell Sprewell
Latrell Sprewell
DALLAS - MARCH 15, 2005: Latrell Sprewell #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots a free throw during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on March 15, 2005. The Timberwolves won 100-91. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the term and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2005 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
Metta World-Peace
Metta World-Peace
Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts on court against the New York Knicks at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Christmas Day, December 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Dennis Rodman
Dennis Rodman
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Dennis Rodman attends the "Celebrity Apprentice All Stars" Season 13 Press Conference at Jack Studios on October 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 09: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looks on before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Jerry Jones CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 09: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looks on before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Roger Clemens
Roger Clemens
BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 26: Former Boston Red Sox player Roger Clemens is honored during a ceremony for the All Fenway Park Team prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 26, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Barry Bonds
Barry Bonds
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 13: Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court on April 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. After three and a half days of deliberation, a jury found Barry Bonds guilty on one count of obstruction of justice and was a hung jury on three counts of perjury for lying to a grand jury about his use of performance enhancing drugs. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
OJ Simpson
OJ Simpson
LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 29: O.J. Simpson atteds his trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center September 29, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Simpson and co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart are standing trial on 12 counts, including felony kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy related to a 2007 confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 23: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Jets leaves the field after loss to San Diego Chargers at MetLife Stadium on December 23, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky /Getty Images)
Rex Ryan
Rex Ryan
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 23: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets looks at the scoreboard during a game against the San Diego Chargers at MetLife Stadium on December 23, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky /Getty Images)
Lenny Dystra
Lenny Dykstra
10 Mar 1998: Outfielder Lenny Dykstra of the Philadelphia Phillies in action during a spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Grant Field in Dunedin, Florida. The Phillies won the game, 14-3. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport
Lenny Dystra
Terrell Owens
Terrell Owens
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: TV Personality Terrell Owens arrives at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Allen Iverson and Howard Eskin
Allen Iverson and Howard Eskin
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 23: Allen Iverson (L) poses with sports personality Howard Eskin (R) at the Wells Fargo Center on May 23, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Iverson's original Reebok Question re-launches Friday, May 25th for the first time since 1996. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images for Reebok)
John Rocker
John Rocker
ATLANTA, UNITED STATES: Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker pumps his fist after striking out the last of the Philadelphia Phillies during their game at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia, 15 April, 2001. Rocker was credited with a save in the Braves 3-0 win over the Phillies. (FILM) AFP PHOTO/Steve SCHAEFER (Photo credit should read STEVE SCHAEFER/AFP/Getty Images)
Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: Former player Charles Barkley speaks with reporters on the court prior to the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 13, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Ray Lewis
Ray Lewis
FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 20: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens reacts towards the end of the game against the New England Patriots during the 2013 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 20, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Pete Rose
Pete Rose
LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 12: Major League Baseball legend Pete Rose laughs as he attends the "Beacher's Madhouse" show at the Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino November 12, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Pete Rose
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Roger Goodell
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at the podium during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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