The Worst Career Decisions in Sports

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The Worst Career Decisions in Sports
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A bad decision can define you, unfair as that may be.

Once you make a terrible decision, it doesn’t matter what you’ve done up to that point. It doesn’t matter if you’re a straight-A student, or a Fortune 500 CEO, or the biggest star in Hollywood. One mistake and you’re done. It’s all anyone will remember.

That, of course, applies to sports, too. An excellent coach has one bad season and suddenly, he rivals Isiah Thomas. A perennial All Star signs with a new team and has one bad season, and suddenly, his career is over.

Well, you know what they say. The news-consuming world thrives on controversy, bad news and screw-ups—unfortunately for these 20 people.

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