Top frauds in sports history

'Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson at the start of the 100 Metres semi-final at Seoul Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, 24th September 1988. Johnson won the final in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, but was disqualified for doping. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)

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Was baseball just as tainted during the last two decades? Nobody knows for sure, but we do know that there were many cheaters who have gone on to reap benefits from their misdeeds. These sports figures have disgraced their names and their sports to gain an edge. We’ll take a look at the biggest scandals that have knocked the sports world off its feet — whether it’s gambling, the use of illegal drugs, or just plain cheating. So here's the dishonor roll:
(Text and list courtesy of Real Clear Sports)

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