The 50 Biggest Creeps in Sports

Sam WestmorelandFeatured ColumnistMarch 2, 2011

The 50 Biggest Creeps in Sports

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    We all know them. We all can't stand them. They are the creeps, the sleazeballs, the jerks. 

    They're everywhere, and sports are no exception. 

    We're bringing you the 50 biggest creeps in sports. These guys are the womanizers, the cheaters, the guys who you wouldn't trust with any female in your life, from your wife or girlfriend to your mom, sister or daughter.

    They make men angry, women uncomfortable and children scream and run from their polyester suits and ties. 

50. Tony Parker

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    Let's review Tony's creep credentials: ended what was otherwise a perfectly happy marriage to Desperate Housewives hottie Eva Longoria, who is objectively one of the sexiest women on the planet, by cheating on her.

    And by cheating on her, I mean engaging in a lengthy sexting relationship with a teammate's wife. 

    The fact that even Eva Longoria couldn't keep Tony from looking around makes him a bona fide creep who apparently loves hitting on women. 

49. Pierre McGuire

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    I'd say this one, from hockey's crown prince of eccentric behavior, pretty much speaks for itself. 

    "You're an announcer with a long stick from time to time." 

    Wow. Between the lack of space between them, the comment and the poor anchor's face, it's clear everyone (other than McGuire) is thoroughly creeped out. 

48. Shawn Kemp

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    Shawn Kemp was one of the pioneers of extramarital children in the sports world, setting the potency bar incredibly high, producing seven kids by six women. 

    Not only does this make him the butt of hundreds of thousands of jokes, it also makes him a bona fide creep.

    Way to go on the whole family values thing, Shawn. 

47. Filippo Inzaghi

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    You could fill a football stadium with all the models and starlets Inzaghi has dated over the years. 

    Yes, that's an exaggeration, but only a slight one. I'm pretty sure that's part of the application process to becoming a model in Italy. 

    "Are you willing to date Filippo Inzaghi? Great! Welcome aboard!"

46. Wilt Chamberlain

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    Wilt Chamberlain, one of the greatest basketball players of all-time, was always a bit of a tool. Aloof, cocky and laden with an ego stroked since high school, his considerable gifts were only matched by his appreciation of his considerable gifts. 

    But even with all his on-court accomplishments, Chamberlain's greatest achievement may have come in the bedroom, where The Stilt claims to have bedded 20,000 women. 

    For those scoring at home, that means that from age 15 (a fairly early age to get started on bedding the ladies, but hey, it's Wilt) until his death at age 63, that translates to 416 girls per year. 

    Yes, a year does only have 365 days. In other words, even 50-year-old Wilt was trying to pick up more than one girl at the bar. 

    If that's not creepish, I don't know what is.

45. Kobe Bryant

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    Let's set aside the rape charge for a few moments, since all it's going to do is cause a battle in the comment section. 

    It doesn't change the fact that Kobe cheated on his wife, then essentially bought her off with a giant yellow diamond. 

    Plus, is there a single superstar who feels more like an evil genius than Kobe does? I don't think so. 

    Oh, and there's the rape charge, too. 

44. Drew Rosenhaus

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    Rosenhaus is one of three snake-oil salesmen agents on this list.

    While he's not quite as reprehensible as some of the others, his fast-talking, hard-driving ways succeed in doing little beyond turning off fans by having his players hold press conferences in their driveways. 

43. Al Davis

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    I think the picture says it all quite nicely, don't you?

42. Rich Rodriguez

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    Rodriguez took what was one of the best stories in college football (a guy coaching his alma mater to prominence and glory) as well as one of the sweetest gigs in football, and flushed it down the toilet for a few million dollars and a shiny new nameplate. 

    But when RichRod left West Virginia to take the Michigan job, he didn't go quietly; instead, he opted to burn as many bridges back to Morgantown as humanly possible.

    Then, at Michigan, he elected to break numerous NCAA rules regarding practice time limits, which got him in even more trouble. 

    How'd that work out for you, Rich? 

41. Michael Vick

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    Yes, yes, we all know about the dogfighting and the prison time, both of which more than qualify Vick for creep status. 

    But before any of that went down, Vick gave the world one of its greatest nicknames of all-time. 

    It stemmed from a civil lawsuit filed by Sonya Elliott in 2005. Vick had been dating her previously, and Elliott claimed the quarterback had given her herpes.

    In the court documents, she stated that Vick had checked into clinics under the name Ron Mexico, in order to get treatment. 

    Despite the boost in sales for Falcons jerseys with "MEXICO" on the back, this accusation and the dogfighting are more than enough to clinch Vick's spot on this list. 

40. Cristal Taylor

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    Stalkers are always creepy. But Cristal Taylor was particularly creepy. 

    She had already tried to woo former NFL journeyman quarterback Tony Banks. She failed after threatening his team, coach and even him. She had even camped out on his lawn when Banks had other women over to visit. 

    Then, in the early 2000s, Taylor set her sights on the big German, who fell head over heels for her. They were engaged and she was pregnant with his kid when police arrested her on eight different charges, ranging from stealing $10,000 worth of dental work to forgery and felony stealing. 

    It was then that we all realized Dirk was dating a loon. But Crazy McNuttypants wasn't done yet, threatening Dirk, the Mavericks and Dirk's lawyer from prison to the point that Nowitzki has requested sole custody of their child when it's born. 

    Not only was she crazy, she was crazy and engaged to Dirk Nowitzki.

39. Chris Berman

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    There are few things in this world that make your skin crawl more than seeing a balding, pudgy, 50-something man in a Hawaiian shirt, surrounded by 20-something girls at a club.

    Exhibit A: Chris Berman.

38. Scott Boras

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    The man responsible for some of the worst contracts in baseball history, Scott Boras, once tried to convince the Little League team he was managing to hold out for more popsicles. 

    That's not true, but you believed it, didn't you?

    Nothing worse than an agent who sucks all the fun and joy out of sports by demanding exorbitant wages for players he represents and, thereby, exorbitant fees for the person managing them, who is, oh yeah, Scott Boras. 

37. Alex Rodriguez

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    Apart from being one of the biggest tools in all of baseball (no small feat, considering Scott Boras is a baseball agent), A-Rod is a classic womanizer. 

    He was married in 2002, but he was frequently seen out with women who were decidedly not his wife, while a Boston-area exotic dancer claimed to have had sex with the third baseman. 

    He frequented the escort services of legendary Madam Kristin Davis, and when his wife finally filed for divorce (after a highly-publicized affair with Madonna), the slugger asked that his extramarital affairs be stricken from the court's records. 

    In other words, not only did he cheat on his wife on numerous occasions, he didn't want anyone else to know about it. 

    Plus, he was a steroid user, which makes him a cheater on the field and off it. 

36. Rex Ryan

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    You all know the chain-smoking, binge-drinking, profanity-spewing uncle, whose voice sounds like nails on a chalkboard, belches and farts during dinner and insults every member of the family to the point that they no longer want him at get-togethers? 

    I bet you didn't know he moonlights as head coach of the Jets, did you? 

35. Woody Paige

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    In 2007, Paige, a former Denver Post columnist turned ESPN analyst, was accused, along with Cold Pizza co-host Jay Crawford, of sexually harassing a female make-up artist.

    The charges were dropped, but not before the rumblings of Paige acting like a horny teenager spread across the sports world. 

    Plus, I didn't know it was actually possible to be wrong 100 percent of the time. I guess blind squirrels don't always find nuts, do they?

34. Don King

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    Let's set aside the fact that King's hair always looks like he just licked a live wire or the fact that he loves politics so much that he's a fan of both parties. 

    King developed a reputation as one of boxing's best promoters, but as time went on, it was revealed that the legend had enough skeletons in his closet to fill a cemetery. 

    King has killed two different people over the years. In 1954 he was found not guilty on the basis of self-defense and in 1967 he served three years of a 15-year sentence for beating a man to death.

    He's been accused of having ties to the Mafia and he has been sued by many of his clients, who claim King owes them money. 

    Among them: Mike Tyson claimed King owed him $100 million; Lennox Lewis claimed Don owed him $385 million; Chris Byrd sued King for a breach of his contract; Terry Norris sued King for $7.5 million; Mohammed Ali sued the promoter for $1.2 million for a fight in his twilight with Larry Holmes. 

    In other words, King promised to pay Ali a hefty sum to get beaten to a pulp by Holmes, then bilked him on the bill, knowing the Greatest was low on cash and struggling with Parkinson's. 

33. Steve Phillips

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    Phillips is the former general manager of the New York Mets, as well as a former ESPN analyst, who finds himself on this list because of his love of 20-something interns. 

    In 1998, the then-general manager was sued for sexual harassment by a Mets employee. Phillips denied the charge, although he admitted to having a consensual relationship with the woman, as well as several others.

    His name continued to pop up in affairs with women who were not his wife for the duration of his stint with the Mets, which ended in 2004. 

    Then, after taking a gig at ESPN in 2005, Phillips engaged in a lengthy relationship with a 22-year-old intern, Brooke Hundley, while still married

    Phillips was fired, his wife filed for divorce and one of the biggest creeps in sports cemented his legacy. 

32. Marv Albert

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    In 1997, the voice of the NBA was charged with forcible sodomy by a 42-year-old woman. She claimed she had called Albert to her room to fix her fax machine. When she turned around, she saw him wearing nothing but women's underwear. 

    Albert then threw her on the bed and bit her 15 times, among other things. DNA tests on the bite marks proved they belonged to Albert and he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and battery charges. 

    I wish I could make this kind of thing up, I really do. But given the number of jokes made at Albert's sleazy expense, it's clear he deserves his spot on the list. 

    Plus, he's not fooling anyone with that toupee. 

31. Tiki Barber

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    Behind that chiseled physique and 10,000-watt smile is the mind of one of sports' biggest creeps. 

    Barber was with his wife, Ginny, for 11 years. But the former Giants running back turned television analyst wanted to have his cake and eat it too, and he started a lengthy relationship with a 23-year-old intern at NBC, Traci Lynn Johnson. 

    Needless to say, when his wife found out, the marriage was over, even though she was pregnant with his twins.

    When NBC found out, Barber mysteriously disappeared from "Football Night In America" like he'd never been there to begin with. 

30. Jay Mariotti

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    This smug former Chicago Tribune columnist could have qualified for this list on the basis of his obnoxious voice and condescending attitude on Around the Horn alone, but Mariotti clinched his spot with an incident late last year. 

    Mariotti was arrested in late 2010 following a violent argument with a female companion outside of a Los Angeles hotel. He was charged with seven counts of domestic violence and battery. 

    Eventually, the television personality pleaded no-contest to one count of misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to three years of probation, proving that he's as big of a jerk as he sounds on television. 

29. Larry Eustachy

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    The man in the middle of this picture is former Iowa State men's basketball head coach Larry Eustachy. Everyone loves a good party, especially in college, but by the time they hit their 30s, most people are willing to ditch the frat parties and coeds. 

    But not Larry, who found himself filling sports section headlines for all the wrong reasons in 2003, after he was photographed fulfilling the role of the awkward 40-something guy hitting on college coeds and getting trashed. 

    Needless to say, Eustachy was fired and he was out of coaching for all of a season before landing a job at Southern Miss. 

28. Tonya Harding

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    Tonya here's not just creepy, but she also takes home the crown as one of the most unbalanced athletes of all-time. 

    In 1994, Harding was the second-best figure skater in the United States, behind Nancy Kerrigan. So she does what any red-blooded American would: Rather than putting in the extra work necessary to become the best figure skater in the country, she took out a contract on Kerrigan's knee, getting ex-fiancee Jeff Gillooly to hire a hitman to bash it to bits. 

    The guy tried but failed to do sufficient damage to Kerrigan's knee, but he sabotaged Harding in the process. 

    Once she was outed as the mastermind, Harding was out of figure skating, although she did make an appearance on FOX's Celebrity Boxing, beating Paula Jones and prompting her to attempt professional boxing for six bouts. 

27. Bob Huggins

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    The man affectionately known as "Huggy Bear" to college basketball fans everywhere qualifies for this list on numerous fronts. 

    The West Virginia head coach has long adhered to the Larry Eustachy theory of coaching, in which it's best to get to know your student fan base by drinking them under the table.

    His drinking was one of the worst-kept secrets in the college basketball world until 2004, when the then-head coach at Cincinnati was arrested for driving under the influence, an arrest which was caught on tape and aired on newscasts across the country. 

    Finally, UC president Nancy Zimpher had enough, giving Huggins an ultimatum: resign his post as head coach or he would be assigned outside the athletic department for the duration of his contract.

    Huggins claimed not to know about the ultimatum, but it was clear from the outset that he'd been negotiating a buyout for weeks. 

    Then Huggins was off to Kansas State in 2005, revitalizing a decrepit program. But just a season later, Huggins bolted the Wildcats gig to take the job at West Virginia, turning him into Public Enemy No. 1 in Kansas as well. 

    Add to that the track suit Huggins wears on the sidelines, which makes him look like a Mafia hit man, and you've got one of the biggest creeps in sports. 

26. John Terry

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    Terry's play on the pitch as a stalwart center defenseman earned him a reputation as one of the world's best fullbacks, while his leadership had earned him the designation as the English national team's captain. 

    But even as his sterling reputation was growing, there were rumblings that Terry liked women a lot. So much that he was willing to stray from wife Toni. 

    Finally, in 2010, it was revealed that Terry had engaged in a four-month long affair with Vanessa Perroncel. But not only had Terry cheated on his wife, he'd betrayed one of his teammates, fellow English national Wayne Bridge, in the process. 

    Perroncel was Bridge's ex and Terry's linemate was livid at the thought of John snogging Perroncel. So, England stripped him of captaincy and gave opposing fans something to chant whenever John got a yellow card. 

    "Same old Terry, always cheating!"

25. Andy Gray

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    Gray was, without a doubt, one of the biggest names in world football analysis and broadcasting in late 2010, when he decided to go on a rant about female referees with partner Richard Keys. 

    The pair were set to broadcast a match between Wolverhampton and Liverpool, and the match was notable for female side-judge Sian Massey, just the second woman to officiate a football match ever. 

    Keys and Gray were on a tear, belittling her and insulting her, not realizing they were on air as they spoke. 

    As if that weren't enough, an interview prior to the match saw Gray further insult Massey, along with one of Sky Sports' reporters, before either one knew the cameras were rolling. 

    Nothing like a little blatant sexism to get you fired, as Gray quickly learned. 

24. Dennis Rodman

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    Let's be blunt: when your nickname is "The Worm" and you dress like this, you're bound to wind up somewhere on this list. 

    Rodman, one of the greatest rebounders the NBA has ever seen, proves that point quite well.

23. Jose Canseco

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    Canseco was one of baseball's most feared hitters in the late 80s and 90s, thanks to power never before seen in the majors. 

    As it turned out, the reason we'd never seen it before was because Canseco was juicing like no one before (or possibly since).

    But if that weren't enough, Canseco turned out to be quite a toolbox, selling out other players in the hopes of selling copies of his otherwise poorly-written book.

    He oozes sleaze and his severe lack of class would put the cast of Jersey Shore to shame. 

    The icing on the cake has to be that shirt. Would you trust someone dressed like that with your daughter, wife or sister? Neither would I. 

22. Cristiano Ronaldo

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    Football's favorite pretty boy is a world-class WAG heartbreaker, plowing through European models and starlets like Vince Wilfork at an all-you-can-eat buffet. 

    Add his generally petulant on-field behavior and diva antics, and you've got one of the more easily detestable athletes in sports. 

21. Bruce Pearl

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    Remember when we were talking about sleazeball college coaches? Pearl, the men's coach at the University of Tennessee, is near the top of the list. 

    In 2010, he was found guilty of numerous major recruiting violations and repeatedly lied to the NCAA about them. 

    Sure Pearl fessed up, but would you send your son to play for him at this point? 

    As if that weren't enough, if you look hard enough on Google, you can find bunches of pictures of Pearl generally acting skeezy around younger women, including ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews. 

20. Antonio Cromartie

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    This is Antonio Cromartie, cornerback for the New York Jets. He has nine children by eight different women in six different states. He's been sued for unpaid child support numerous times, and he has failed to appear in court for moving violations. 

    Would you trust him with any female in your life? That's what I thought. 

19. Lane Kiffin

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    Kiffin might be the least morally sound coach in college football.

    He was run out of the Raiders organization after just a season on the job by owner Al Davis, then headed to Tennessee, where he not only pissed off every program in the conference, he managed to incur multiple major recruiting violations before bolting to USC. 

    I wouldn't trust Lane here to go to the store to buy milk, much less coach my son on the football field. 

18. John Calipari

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    Coach Cal represents the lowest common denominator among college coaches (Dave Bliss notwithstanding). 

    The current head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats will say anything, do anything, promise anything to get the recruit he wants.

    He skirts the realm of NCAA regulation with frequency, and he has left a trail of NCAA recruiting violations, sanctions and penalties in his wake. 

    Even now he's probably still wheeling and dealing his way through the recruiting process, committing infractions and breaking rules that are sure to levy penalties against the Wildcats. 

    But don't worry, UK fans. He'll be gone by the time the NCAA drops the hammer. 

17. Bud Selig

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    Selig has long rubbed baseball fans the wrong way and with good reason. 

    He was one of the primary causes of the 1994 strike that nearly killed baseball completely, turning fans off to the game. He turned a blind eye to the steroid era, ushering in one of the worst eras of cheating a sport has ever witnessed. 

    He took a fun game meant as a celebration of talent (the All-Star Game) and declared the winner gets home-field advantage in the playoffs, after media types reacted negatively when he called a game because both teams had run out of pitchers. 

    When you couple that with the fact that he looks like a bad insurance salesman, it's hard to trust Selig to do more than sit at his desk like the governor in Blazing Saddles, doing nothing but signing papers. 

16. Robbie Alomar

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    Alomar was a Hall of Fame-caliber second baseman whose dirty secret was enough to make us all stop and go "Wait, what?!"

    In 2009, one of Alomar's ex-girlfriends alleged he had had unprotected sex with her, knowing he had HIV/AIDS. Alomar denied the claims and the suit was settled out of court. 

    But, if that weren't enough, in 2010 Alomar's wife alleged the same thing

    Seriously, Robbie. They're called condoms. Try them some time. 

15. Wayne Rooney

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    Wayne Rooney, the sensational English striker, likes "ladies of the evening." A lot.

    So much so that in 2004, it turned out that the goal scorer had slept with several of them over the course of the year, despite being in a serious relationship with girlfriend Coleen. 

    But old habits die hard. In 2009, when Rooney's now wife was pregnant with the couple's son, the Manchester United superstar had himself another hook-up with another prostitute. 

    Somehow, Rooney has managed to keep his wife, despite his proclivity for other women.

14. Joe Namath

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    You remember Broadway Joe, right? Back in the 1960s and '70s, he was dating every sexy Hollywood starlet in sight and developed a reputation as a womanizer. 

    As we saw in this video from 2003, some things never change. 

13. Brett Favre

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    I would not trust Favre with a woman, given his track record.

    Nor would I trust him with a cell phone, an empty hotel room and a woman's phone number, to be honest. 

12. Lawrence Taylor

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    The man who was once the most-feared defensive force the NFL has ever seen has had a tough go of things since retirement. He's been arrested on several occasions for drug possession and battled substance-abuse issues. 

    But in recent years, LT appeared to have cleaned up his act. That all changed in 2010, when the Hall of Fame linebacker was arrested and charged with third-degree statutory rape and third-degree patronization of a prostitute for engaging in sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old girl being used as a prostitute. 

    Taylor first claimed he hadn't slept with the girl, but later admitted he had, thinking she was 19. 

    Fortunately, you don't need to lock up your daughters. Taylor's a registered sex offender now, so you'll know when he moves in down the street. 

11. Donald Sterling

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    Apart from his stubborn insistence on running the Los Angeles Clippers into the ground year after agonizing year, Sterling might be one of the biggest creeps on this list for his off-court antics. 

    It begins with the racism. Sterling has been quoted as telling players and coaches that they're "poor black boys", or that he plans on filling the team with the same.

    He's in the midst of a fairly hefty lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice, alleging Sterling refused to grant blacks property in Beverly Hills, among other places, and frequently spoke of why he hated having minorities in his buildings. 

    Then there's the harassment (try to tamp down your gag reflex, ladies). Sterling has been hit with numerous sexual harassment lawsuits over the years, and he has a reputation of being aggressive with women. 

    Then there's the heckling. Some owners (Mark Cuban) heckle the refs, or the opposing team, but not Sterling. He picks on his own team

    Finally, there's the lying. Sterling purchased a large chunk of land in 2006, promising to build a homeless shelter on the site.

    But, after four years, plans haven't even been laid out by Sterling's foundation, and critics think it was a move to ensure he was able to buy the valuable land. 

    Congrats on being the sleaziest owner in sports, Donald. 

10. Rae Carruth

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    Remember Rae Carruth? The former Carolina Panther wide receiver paid two men $6,000 each to kill his then-girlfriend, Cherica Adams, and the baby she was carrying. 

    Fortunately, Adams survived long enough to implicate Carruth on the attack and he's currently behind bars for conspiring to murder his girlfriend. 

    However, Carruth's attorney is attempting to appeal the conviction, on the grounds that he was unable to cross-examine Adams, since she died after writing the notes that implicated the wideout in her death. 

    While that's definitely the kind of creep that merits a top five spot, Carruth's candidacy is hindered by his own incarceration.

9. Mark Chumra

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    Chmura was a successful tight end for the Green Bay Packers from 1993 through 1999, when he was forced to retire due to spinal injuries. 

    But Chmura wasn't done making headlines yet, after being accused of child enticement and third-degree sexual assault following a party at Waukesha Catholic Memorial High School.

    What happened? Chmura was found in a compromising position with the 17-year-old babysitter who watched his kids. 

    He was acquitted, but he admitted after the trial that his behavior "wasn't something a married man should do". 

    It's also not something any man over the age of 18 is allowed to do in most states. 

8. Travis Henry

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    Henry, a former NFL running back with the Bills, Titans and Broncos, is one of the most potent impregnators the sports world has ever seen, producing 11 kids by 10 different women. 

    But he's not just a womanizer; Henry was busted for drug trafficking in 2008 and he is currently serving a three-year prison sentence.

    Why'd he do it? 

    Henry claims that all the child support he has to pay every month has tapped his income, ignoring the fact that by having fewer kids with fewer women, he wouldn't have to worry about that. 

7. Isiah Thomas

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    Let's set aside Thomas' inept running of the Knicks for a second (we'll get there, don't worry). Thomas has long been one of sports' biggest creeps, primarily stemming from his treatment of Michael Jordan, freezing him out during the All-Star Game in 1985, because he was bitter over Jordan's media treatment. 

    If that bit of douchebaggery weren't enough, Thomas was accused of sexual harassment by a Knicks employee in 2006.

    The resulting lawsuit forced the Knicks to pay Anucha Brown Sanders $11.5 million for Thomas making unwelcome sexual advances. 

    Thomas told the jury he thought it was appropriate for co-workers to share hugs and kisses as part of the trial. 

    If that's not creepy, I don't know what is.

6. Lenny Dykstra

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    Dykstra was a gritty, tough outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets between 1985 and 1996, but it's Dykstra's alleged business acumen that has people talking since he retired. 

    While the former slugger seems to be living the life of luxury, he also has this nasty habit of not paying people he owes money to

    Dykstra owes dozens of people many millions of dollars, money he's promised them as part of his grandiose business schemes. 

    After years and years of dodging bills and collectors, Dykstra finally declared bankruptcy in 2009, but he was found to have lied and hidden assets from federal officials and he acted in poor faith.

    As if that weren't bad enough, the former star was hit with charges of writing bad checks to hookers in 2010, and sexual assault by a housekeeper who alleges Dykstra forced her to perform oral sex on him. 

    Sure, Nails might be tough, but he's also a Grade-A creep. 

5. Mark Sanchez

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    Mark Sanchez is the franchise quarterback for the New York Jets. But he's also a major creep when it comes to the ladies. 

    In 2006, as a redshirt freshman at USC, Sanchez got drunk with a girl at a bar. The next morning, she called the police, claiming she had been sexually assaulted by Sanchez the night before. 

    The charges were eventually dropped due to lack of evidence (police described it as a case of "he said, she-said"), but Sanchez wasn't done yet.

    Earlier this year, the now 24-year-old quarterback was revealed to have been involved with a 17-year-old girl, burgeoning socialite Eliza Kruger. 

    I realize Sanchez' relationship was legal, but does no one else find it incredibly creepy that the Jets' star was involved with a girl who's still in high school?

4. Ben Roethlisberger

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    Big Ben has long been a notorious party animal. The NFL quarterback drank like a fish and took pictures with coeds long after he had left Miami of Ohio. 

    But there was a more sinister aspect to Ben's game. On three different occasions, Roethlisberger has been accused of rape or sexual assault. 

    The first accusation felt like a bit of a cash grab, as the alleged victim had reportedly texted friends, bragging about sleeping with the quarterback. 

    But the second time Ben was in the spotlight, something seemed much more sinister. We all know the details of the accusations levied that night, but a combination of a lack of evidence and a letter from the alleged victim asking the district attorney not to press charges (although she told him she was not recanting her accusation), claiming an investigation would be too "intrusive."

    Finally, shortly after the first Georgia allegations were filed, it was revealed that the Georgia Bureau of investigations had received a claim that Ben had forced himself on another woman, whose father told her not to file criminal charges. 

    Nothing came of any of those allegations, but that's three times Big Ben has put himself into nasty situations. 

    At this point, would you trust him with your college-age daughter? That's what I thought. 

3. Pacman Jones

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    Adam "Pacman" Jones has developed quite the reputation as being one of the biggest creeps in the NFL, and with good reason. 

    The cornerback has been involved in some pretty shady stuff, but his most prominent run-in with the law came in 2007. 

    Jones was attending the NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas, Nev., and he and his crew decided to find a strip club (a shockingly common occurrence among NFL players). 

    While there, Jones decided to "make it rain," a maneuver in which the dance recipient throws money into the air around the dancer. 

    When Jones' dancer bent down to pick up the money, he flew into a rage, slamming her head into the stage. He was then removed from the club, but he returned later with members of his crew to settle the score with the bouncer, shooting the guard and two others, paralyzing one from the waist down. 

    Jones claimed not to know the shooter, but club officials said he did.

    As if that weren't enough, Pacman told a friend he bet on college football games to make money while in school, proving Pacman's creep quotient.

    As you can see, Jones is well deserving of this spot on the list. 

2. Tiger Woods

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    At this point, we all know the story with Tiger: the former world's No. 1 golfer had numerous affairs with multiple women while married to former Swedish model Elin Nordegren. 

    Woods was reportedly involved with everyone from adult film stars to the waitress at your local Denny's, but it's the fact that he cheated on a former Swedish bikini model who loves kids that puts him so high on the list. 

1. Dave Bliss

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    Bliss, the former head coach at Baylor, is a whole new level of creepy. 

    In 2003, one of Baylor's players, forward Patrick Dennehy, went missing. He had previously been threatened by teammates, but Bliss ignored the threats, or simply was oblivious to them. 

    Dotson and teammate Carlton Dotson purchased pistols and practiced firing them prior to the forward's disappearance, and Dotson shot his teammate and friend in the process, hiding the body. 

    At the same time, it came to light that Dennehy wasn't under scholarship anymore, and people began wondering where the money paying his tuition was coming from. 

    That's where Bliss comes in. The coach had secretly been paying Dennehy's tuition, along with that of another player.

    When asked about it, Bliss painted his dead player as a drug dealer, indicating that was where the income came from, and told his players and assistant coaches to lie about it as well. 

    Bliss posed as a player's father on several calls to Baylor's financial offices, and lied to NCAA investigators in an effort to get more info about what they had on him. 

    If that doesn't scream creep, I don't know what does.