Notable And Infamous Athlete Crimes


Athletes may be heroes to some, role models to others, but in the eyes of the law, some of them are just plain ol’ criminals. 

It’s not even just low key ballers, some of the highest profile competitors we’ve ever know have been found guilty of committing some of the most heinous, tragic and downright stupid crimes imaginable.

Check out Bossip’s short list of some of the most well-known sports offenders here

California Artist Fatally Shot While Making Peace Mural

An Oakland-based artist was shot and killed this week while creating a mural advocating peace, Inside Bay Area reports. 

Antonio Ramos, 27, was painting the mural in West Oakland at the Interstate 580 corridor with several others when a man who wasn’t in the group began touching the equipment. After Ramos and the man got into an argument, he shot Ramos and fled. The artist was working on the “Oakland Super Heroes Mural Project,” produced by Attitudinal Healing Connection, a nonprofit designed to fight violence in inner city areas with art and education.

Read more about this heartbreaking and senseless act of violence on Atlanta Daily World 

Mother Of Wheelchair-Bound Man Shot By Police Arrested For Assaulting Alleged 911 Caller

The mother of Jeremy “Bam” McDole, the wheelchair-bound man who was fatally shot by Delaware police officers last week, was arrested for attacking the person she…

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