Athletes in Prison

It’s been a rough season for former NFL players on the judicial circuit. O.J. Simpson is sitting in jail in Nevada, and RB bust Lawrence Phillips got slapped with a 10-year sentence. How well do you know your incarcerated athletes?

1 of 10
While he may not be an athlete, Don King has been a major presence in the sports world for decades. But he previously spent roughly four years in prison. What was he convicted of?
Tax Evasion
2 of 10
In 1989, United States Customs agents found 14 grams of cocaine in the underwear of which NHL player as he tried to enter the United States from Canada?
Bob Probert
Tie Domi
Craig MacTavish
3 of 10
For how long did the NFL suspend Leonard Little after he pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a drunk-driving incident?
Two Games
Eight Games
One full season
4 of 10
Where is Michael Vick currently incarcerated?
United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas
United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility (ADX) in Florence, Colorado
Federal Correctional Complex, Petersburg
5 of 10
Mike Tyson was convicted of raping Desiree Washington at the Miss Black America pageant in 1991 (he was a judge). What state was Miss Washington representing?
Rhode Island
6 of 10
Denny McLain, the last pitcher to win 30 games in a season, has had his share of problems with the law. In the mid-1990s, McLain was charged with looting $12.5 million from his company’s pension fund, and he spent six years in federal prison for the theft. What kind of company did McLain own?
A car wash chain
A meat-processing plant
A beer distributor
7 of 10
Mike Danton pled guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and is currently serving a 90-month term in federal prison. Who was he trying to have killed?
His girlfriend
His agent
His neighbor
8 of 10
In 2007, former closer Ugueth Urbina was convicted of attempted murder, illegal deprivation of liberty, and violating a Venezuelan law that prohibits taking justice into your own hands. What was his sentence?
A 4-year prison term
A 14-year prison term
Life in prison
9 of 10
Which of the following things was not found in the trunk where Rae Carruth was hiding?
A Game Boy
A bottle to hold his urine
A pile of cash
10 of 10
In 2000, Olympic skater/celebrity boxer Tonya Harding was sentenced to three days in jail and 10 days of community service on a domestic violence charge. What was it that she threw at her former boyfriend?
A lead pipe
A 15-lb. dumbbell
A hubcap