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Sports fame brings infidelity challenges

Money plus fame plus opportunity can equal infidelity. But it also leads to harsher questions when the scandals become so public. How could the wives of athletes not know? Why do they stay? How could the cheaters be so reckless? The concept of infidelity in sports isn't exactly new but is seemingly ever-present now with the help of technology, TMZ, message boards and other instant media. Stories about Tony Parker's divorce, Brett Favre's alleged racy text messages and Louisville coach Rick Pitino's sex-extortion case are just a click, tweet and moment away.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:33 AM ET

Money plus fame plus opportunity can equal infidelity. But it also leads to harsher questions when the scandals become so public. How could the wives of athletes not know? Why do they stay? How could the cheaters be so reckless? The concept of infidelity in sports isn't exactly new but is seemingly ever-present now with the help of technology, TMZ, message boards and other instant media. Stories about Tony Parker's divorce, Brett Favre's alleged racy text messages and Louisville coach Rick Pitino's ...

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