1. Ray McDonald
A grand jury indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of an intoxicated person.
2. Warren Sapp
The former NFLer was arrested for soliciting a prostitute during Super Bowl 49 weekend. Subsequently he was was fired from NFL Network for the arrest.
3. Josh Gordon
Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the entire NFL season for another violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.
4. Josh Brent
Josh was sentenced to 180 days in jail after a trial in January in the intoxication manslaughter death of teammate Jerry Brown, a practice squad linebacker for the Cowboys.
5. Dimitri Patterson
The Jets “indefinitely” suspended the veteran cornerback after he left the team without contacting the organization.
6. Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather pled no contest to two counts of misdemeanor harassment, stemming from threats to his children. In addition to the 90-day sentence Mayweather was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, a 12-month domestic-violence program and to pay a fine of $2,500. He began serving his county jail sentence and was released in August 2012.
7. Darren Sharper
Sharper was arrested and accused of sexual assault in California. He was subsequently charged with multiple sexual assaults in Louisiana and Arizona and is currently serving time in prison.
8. Ray Rice
Ray was arrested and subsequently indicted for third-degree aggravated assault relating to an incident where he punched his girlfriend in the face.
9. O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson (retired NFL): robbery and Kidnapping. Currently serving nine to 33 years.
10. Raw Carruth
Rae Carruth (NFL) was sentenced to 18 yrs. for his role in the shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend.
11. Plaxico Burress
Plaxico Burress (NFL): criminal possession of a weapon. He took a plea deal and was released in June of 2011.
12. Dwayne Goodrich
Dwayne Goodrich (NFL): criminal negligent homicide; hit and run and sentenced to 12 1/2 years.
13. Aaron Hernandez
Hernandez allegedly executed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in 2012 and then, last summer, the bullet-riddled body of Odin Lloyd, a park league football player from Roxbury, turned up just around the corner from Hernandez’s McMansion in North Attleboro.
14. Michael Vick
Michael Vick (NFL): conspiracy related to dog fighting. Served 23 months in prison.
15. Terry ‘Tank’ Johnson
Terry ‘Tank’ Johnson (NFL): probation violation/weapons possession. Served 60 of 120 day sentence.
16. Donte Stallworth
Donte Stallworth (NFL): DUI manslaughter. Sentenced to 30 day incarceration and 2 years house arrest.
17. Darryl Henly
Darryl Henly (NFL) was sentenced to 41 yrs. for drug trafficking and conspiracy to commit murder.
18. Pete Rose
Pete Rose (Retired/MLB): tax evasion. Sentenced to five months and permanently banned from the sport.
19. Darryl Strawberry
Darryl Strawberry (retired MLB): drug possession, solicitation of prostitution. Sentenced to 18 months. (
20. Jayson Williams
Jayson Williams (NBA): convicted in the fatal shooting of his limo driver. Took a plea and was sentenced to five years. AP
21. Tom Payne
Payne was a former NBA player and a convicted serial rapist.
22. Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson (Boxing): sentenced to six years for rape (served three) and sentenced to one year for road rage (served 9 mos.)
23. Tonya Harding
Tonya Harding (Figure Skating): Nancy Kerrigan attack. Three years probation, $100,000 fine and 500 hrs. community service.
24. Marion Jones
Marion Jones (Track & Field): obstruction of justice and perjury. Sentenced to 6 months in jail and 200 hrs. community service.
25. Mike Danton
Mike Danton (NHL) was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit and in 2004, he plead guilty to attempting to hire a hit-man, who was actually a police dispatcher, to murder David Frost, his agent, and was sentenced by the U.S. District Judge to seven-and-a-half years in federal prison.
26. Chad Johnson
Chad Ochocinco / Chad Johnson was arrested for head-butting his new bride, Evelyn Lozada.