The Phoniest Records in Sports

Updated: February 28, 2003, 5:03 PM ET
By Jeff Merron | SportsNation

Without true competition, without both sides doing everything they can to win, ballgames would be just exhibitions -- and who wants to watch a sports exhibition? Yet that's exactly what we get when athletes and coaches manipulate the action to make sure that certain records are achieved, or protected.

With Kobe Bryant pushing the limits of the team game to keep his streak of 40-point games alive, we thought we should take a moment to recognize some of the athletes who have gone above and ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?