Regardless of how we might think of ourselves individually, it’s a proven fact that people, as a whole, are drawn to “dramatic events.” There are entire genres of literature based on dramatic stories. We create movies about them. Heck, as terrible as Soap Operas are, they still draw loyal fans who can’t wait for the next series of twists and turns.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that the world of sports encompasses its own drama. After all, the athletes and the people involved are humans just the same. And when it comes to sports, many of the dramas involve what happened during the sporting events themselves, but even more often what happens in between the events.
For example, here is our list of 35 of the biggest scandals, controversies, and conspiracies from the sports world.