Sports is supposed to be the purest thing in our lives. As children, we watch our favorite athletes, try to emulate their abilities, and copy the ways that they play. It is a great time in our lives.
As we get older, we begin to learn more about the world, but we never give up our love for the games and the men and women that play them.
It is like a marriage; we have a bond that cannot be broken.
This connection to our favorite leagues, teams and players has its ups and downs, but at the end of the day, we know that it will always be there for us.
When we see an athlete cheat, in many ways, it is like they are cheating on us. They have lied to us, and tricked us into thinking they were better than all of the rest.
Once their scandals go public, they are dragged through the mud, testing the loyalty that not even the biggest fans can withstand.
Here are the 50 craziest scandals that rocked the sports world and left us all in shock...