Scams involving sports are not new. Scamming and sport is as old as human nature and I am sure combining the two was quick to follow.
As a matter of intention, some scams are better coined a hoax. Both are intended to deceive, but a hoax is done in the name of humor. Some are so odd that the intentions may be blurred even to perpetrators. Let's just call those a "scoax."
This slideshow aims to list and rank the most memorable moments in the world of sports born from the deceitful arts.