Shannon Sharpe has resigned from CBS's NFL Today after sexual assault allegations by Michele Bundy. Sharpe decided to leave his analyst position with the CBS show until this very serious matter is cleared up.
A court hearing to address these allegations is set for September 20th, and we will know more then, but this isn't the first time that a famous sports figure has messed up big time this year.
Living life in the public eye magnifies the mistakes of our sports icons, making it much easier for their lives to be turned upside down.
Here is a list of the most shocking falls from grace by sports figures in the past year.