Infamous Sports Scandals That Rocked the Sports World

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There's something intense and gratifying about watching professional sports. The thrill of competition and the agony of defeat can take humans to the pinnacles of joy and the depths of despair — at least for a few hours. As fans, we want to choose our favorites and stick by them through thick and thin, but they don’t always make it easy.

Professional athletic clubs aren’t immune to scandal, and sometimes those scandals make it pretty hard to remain a loyal fan. Thanks to the recent accusations leveled against the Houston Astros and other baseball teams, we decided to take a look at some of the most controversial scandals in sports history.