Top frauds in sports history

Was baseball just as tainted during the last two decades? Nobody knows

for sure, but we do know that there were many cheaters who have gone on

to reap benefits from their misdeeds. These sports figures have

disgraced their names and their sports to gain an edge. We’ll take a

look at the biggest scandals that have knocked the sports world off its

feet — whether it’s gambling, the use of illegal drugs, or just plain

cheating. So here's the dishonor roll:
(Text and list courtesy of Real Clear Sports)

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Top 10 Frauds in Sports History


Top 10 Frauds in Sports History

'Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson at the start of the 100 Metres semi-final at Seoul Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, 24th September 1988. Johnson won the final in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, but was disqualified for doping. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)

SACRAMENTO, CA - MAY 14: Lance Armstrong of Team Radio Shack addresses the media during a press conference prior to the 2010 Tour of California at the Sacramento Convention Center on May 14, 2010 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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