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15 sports stars who spent time in prison - from cocaine to murder and child sex offences

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READ MORE: Sex and partying in Commonwealth village likened to 'Schoolies Week' with 'muck-up' urgedThe brutal boxer lived up to his "Baddest Man on the Planet" moniker - and not in the way he'd have liked - when he was convicted for rape in February 1992 after assaulting a woman who was just 18 at the time.

Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison but served less than half that time when he was released in 1995.One of the most publicised court cases in recent British sports history, Johnson was convicted of grooming a child and sexual activity with a minor in March 2016, being sentenced to six years.

However, after three years the former Sunderland and Manchester City winger was released in 2019 - though his career is in tatters.Famously, O.J was found innocent of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman despite heavy evidence on the contrary.

While he was acquitted, a civil trial found him responsible for both deaths.After such a brush with prison, Simpson was sentenced to 33 years in jail after being arrested in 2007 for armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas.

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