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New Orleans Saints' BountyGate

Sean Payton (pictured, right) and Gregg Williams were both suspended by the NFL after accusations that the New Orleans Saints instituted a bounty program to reward injuring opponents. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Year in Review 2012: Scandalous Behavior

December 5, 2013

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.