Criminals Famous Athletes Convicted of Assault  

Blake Edwards
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A list of famous athletes who have been convicted of assault or related crimes, whether it be sexual assault, affray, assault with a deadly weapon, simple assault, indecent assault, or unprovoked attack. Both professional and amateur athletes have been included, although amateurs on this list must have competed in the Olympics, or some other equal level of competition. I believe I've thought of them all, but if you think I've missed one, please feel free to let me know in the comments. For whatever reason, sports competitors (am I allowed to say "jocks"?) have a knack for getting themselves into trouble with the law.
Brittney Griner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes Convicted of Assault
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WNBA star Britney Griner was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct in Goodyear, Arizona in April 2015. Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, allegedly got into a fight at Griner's home. It quickly escalated into a physical altercation when Brittney threw a dog bowl at the wall. Both sustained minor injuries (Griner had a bite would and Johnson had a split lip) before police were called to pull them apart.

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Position: Center

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Marlon King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes Convicted of Assault
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Convicted of Assault and Unprovoked attack. Sentenced to £1000 fine.
Convicted of Sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Sentenced to 18 months.

Birthplace: Dulwich, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Position: Forward

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Trevor Berbick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes Convicted of Assault
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Convicted of Sexual Assault. Sentenced to 5 years.

Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica

Nationality: Canada, Jamaica

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Trevis Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes Convicted of Assault
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Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault. Sentenced to 5 and a half years.

Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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