5. Manti Te’o, Notre Dame linebacker
Sept. 15, 2012: "They were with me. I couldn’t do without them, I couldn’t do without the support of my family and my girlfriend’s family."
Jan. 21, 2013: "I even knew, that it was crazy that I was with somebody that I didn't meet, and that alone – people find out that this girl who died, I was so invested in, I didn't meet her, as well. So I kind of tailored my stories to have people think that, yeah, he met her before she passed away, so that people wouldn't think that I was some crazy dude."
4. Robert Irsay, Baltimore Colts owner
Jan. 20, 1984: "I have no intention of moving the goddamn team."
March 28, 1984: The team moved to Indianapolis.
3. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder
Feb. 24, 2012: "If I had done this intentionally or unintentionally, I’d be the first one to step up and say, ‘I did it.’ By no means am I perfect, but if I’ve ever made any mistakes in my life I’ve taken responsibility for my actions. I truly believe in my heart, and I would bet my life, that this substance never entered my body at any point."
July 22, 2013: Accepts a season-ending suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Agreement.
2. Pete Rose, Cincinnati Reds manager
1. Lance Armstrong, cyclist
Jan. 4, 2000: "We just have to ride it out and show that we are clean, hardworking guys."
Aug. 23, 2012: "There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, ‘Enough is enough.’ For me, that time is now."
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