11. Scottie Pippen's Assault Incident
In June, Hall of Fame basketball player Scottie Pippen was accused of assaulting an autograph seeker outside a Malibu restaurant. At first it sounded like another story of an athlete gone bad, but then the details came out: the accuser was apparently drunk, faked injuries, and allegedly spat on the former Chicago Bull and called him the N-word, all while Pippen was holding his 4-year-old daughter. Prosecutors eventually declined to press charges.