22 Biggest Sports Controversies of 2013

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Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea
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13. Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea

Flamboyant ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman visited North Korea in February as part of a trip arranged by Vice Media. Rodman met with, and was feted by, supreme leader (and massive Chicago Bulls fan) Kim Jong-un. The Worm was one of the first Americans to have done so, and later called the ruthless dictator a "friend for life," adding, "he has to do his job, but he's a very good guy." Yeah, right.

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