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Bobby Petrino Affair

Bobby Petrino was fired as Arkansas' football coach after a motorcycle accident involving his 25-year-old mistress, who was also a university employee. (Gareth Patterson/AP Photo)

Year in Review 2012: Scandalous Behavior

Controversy rocked some of the world's largest institutions—from the

military and the NFL to the Secret Service and the BBC. Some seemingly

untouchable pillars of their profession were tarnished by the scandals

of 2012.