Live TV has a complicated relationship with sports. On the one hand, everybody wants their sports up-to-date and up close and personal. On the other, if you've ever shanked a drive on the 18th hole of the Masters, or been subjected to the vagaries of NBA officiating, or had to play with Sasha Vujacic, you know that playing sports can make you use language that isn't really appropriate for family broadcasts.

Last weekend TV censors in England had one of those "YIkes!" moments, when Manchester United's ever volatile Wayne Rooney went ham after scoring a goal against West Ham. Rooney's outburst of foul language was especially foul since he ran up to the camera and practically jumped into viewers' living rooms; still it got us thinking about these other cases of Legendary Athletes Cursing on Live TV...

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