You can't handle the truth!

David Wells' "half-drunk" perfect is a new addition to our list of top sports lies. Which lie is No. 1?

Updated: January 5, 2004, 2:50 PM ET
Page 2 staff

Finally, after 14 years, Pete Rose has admitted he deserved the honor we gave him last year when we first unveiled this list: he topped the biggest lies in sports history, for fibbing to friends, fans, and foes about betting on baseball.

That's a long time to raft the river of denial, which is why he's still No. 1, at least in our book -- uh, no pun intended.

1. Pete Rose: "I never bet on baseball" If you think that the revelation that Rose bet on baseball and Reds games is ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?