Athletes banned for life

POSTED: 11:30 AM Aug 02 2013   UPDATED: 4:36 AM Aug 05 2013

Check out some athletes whose trangressions were so egregious that they were banned for life from their sports.

Alex Rodriguez, July 2013
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Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez served a suspension for the entire 2014 season over the use of performance-enhancing drugs, but avoided a lifetime ban. Here's a look at athletes who have been banned for life from their sports: