Felger & Mazz

Felger & Mazz

Felger & Mazz

It’s time for the latest “Mazz’s Tiers“. With Mazz out this week, Jim Murray, Cerrone Battle, and Joe Murray put together the latest version of “Mazz’s Tiers”. With the big story in sports currently being related to Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani and sports gambling, the guys decided to rank some of the biggest scandals in sports history.

**Please note that this list DOES NOT include athletes involved in murder investigations and sexual or domestic assault investigations**


But before the Tiers, here are some notes on athletes who may appear on the list…

Tiger Woods has the 2nd most major victories amongst men’s professional golfers with 15 major championships. Woods trails only Jack Nicklaus, who has 18 major victories.

Pete Rose has the most hits in the history of Major League Baseball with 4,256 hits. Though he leads the league all-time in hits, Rose is not in the Hall of Fame due to betting on baseball games during his time as a player in the MLB.

Linebacker Manti Te’o spent seven seasons in the National Football League. Te’o spent four years with the San Diego Chargers and three years with the New Orleans Saints after four years in college with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

The New England Patriots won 6 Super Bowl Titles with Bill Belichick as Head Coach and Tom Brady as the starting quarterback. However, during their years at the top of the league the team faced a lot of problems with things such as “Spygate” and “Deflategate”.

The Houston Astros won their first World Series title in the 2017 season. The Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Los Angeles Dodgers on their way to victory. The Astros would unsuccessfully defend their title the next season when they fell to the Red Sox 4 games to ! in the American League Championship Series.


  • Tier 1

    The Masters - Round Two Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods of the United States looks on from the 18th green during the continuation of the weather delayed second round of the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 08, 2023 in Augusta, Georgia.

    Tiger Woods and his infidelities

    Michael Vick’s dog fighting

    Tom Brady and “Deflategate”

    Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding – “Why Me?”

    Manti Te’o being catfished

  • Tier 2

    Tour de France Stage 17

    LE GRAND BORNAND, FRANCE – JULY 22: Lance Armstrong of the USA and riding for US Postal Service presented by Berry Floor celebrates as he wins stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2004 from Bourg d’Oisans to le Grand Bornand, France. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Lance Armstrong’s doping

    Tim Donaghy and his gambling

    The Baseball “Steroid Era” and the Mitchell Report

    Pete Rose and his gambling

    The Patriots and Spygate


  • Tier 3


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – OCTOBER 19: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros is congratulated by teammates after he scored in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    New Orleans Saints “Bountygate”

    SMU Football and the “Death Penalty”

    Rosie Ruiz faking victory in the Boston Marathon

    The Houston Astros sign stealing scandal



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