Biggest Heroes to Zeros in Sports History

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Biggest Heroes to Zeros in Sports History

Success on the field can propel athletes into impossible realms of fame. How they handle that celebrity lifestyle and all of its trappings can tell us a lot about athletes' character. Unfortunately, some of our brightest stars can't stand the spotlight and falter, seemingly falling further than from where they originally climbed.

Whether they succumb to any number of vices--drugs, gambling, violence, or something else—certain athletes can't seem to get out of their own way, causing their own fall from grace, no matter how big or small.

Here is Bleacher Report's list of the Biggest Heroes to Zeros in Sports History—those athletes that rose to the highest possible heights of success and fame, only to come crashing back down after one or a series of terribly bad choices.

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