The 50 Most Unsportsmanlike Acts in Sports History

14. Marty McSorley hits Donald Brashear in the head with his stick.

Date: 2/21/2000
Sport: Hockey
Punishment: One-year suspension, charged with assault with a weapon

After a testy game that saw Brashear fight Marty McSorley, taunt the Bruins' bench, and injure Bruins' goaltender Byron Dafoe, it looked like things might finally end without incident. However, with three seconds left McSorley decided to try his luck with Brashear again. This time, though, he brought a weapon to the party. His temple-thumping of Brashear sent the Canuck down to the ice, bringing on a seizure and inflicting a Grade 3 concussion. While Brashear was able to return before the end of the season and continues to play professionally to this day, McSorley never took the ice again in the NHL.

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