Sports personalities who fell foul of the law

The infamous O.J. Simpson-police low-speed chase occurred on this day in 1994

Stars Insider

17/06/21 | StarsInsider


New headlines every month underline the trials and tribulations many sporting personalities face throughout their careers and sometimes into retirement. In fact, the list of professional sportspeople convicted of crimes runs into extra time!

One of the most famous legal scandals involving a sports star was the O.J. Simpson trial which began in 1994 and went on for almost a year. Simpson was accused of the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a man she was spending the evening with at her home on June 12. The horrific crime became a media circus, widely recognized as one of the most highly publicized trials in history. 

Click through the gallery to learn more about the famous O.J. Simpson trial, and find out which other sport stars have been accused or convicted of foul play.


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