For all the joy we have as sports fans, there's always been a slew of villains we seem to encounter.
According to the Webster's dictionary, a villain is categorized as "a person who opposes the hero. A scoundrel."
The City of Seattle may consider David Stern a villain.
Or lastly, any sports fan can probably agree that replacement refs are all villains.
Since we're sure you've come across your fair share of people that you'd define this way, we thought it to be appropriate to narrow the list down for you.
But who are the worst sports villains of 2012? You'll just have to keep reading to find out.