The 50 Craziest Sex Scandals in Sports History

2. The Steubenville High School Rape Case

Sports figure(s) involved: Ma'lik Richmond and Trent Mays
Year: 2012

Social media has arguably been the most influential innovation of the past decade in terms of how human beings interact with one another and share information. Unfortunately, it's also been one of the most abused. Nowhere was this made more painfully clear than in Steubenville, OH, a small, Midwestern town that played host to a disturbing rape incident in August of 2012 involving two high school football players and an unconscious 16-year-old girl from West Virginia.

Due to their graphic nature, we'll spare you the details, but it's important to note that the lack of remorse displayed by the boys involved. Richmond, Mays and their friends posted pictures of the girl on Instagram and Facebook where she was visibly unconscious, and also one particularly tasteless Twitter status that read, "Song of the night is definitely "Rape Me" by Nirvana." This is, unfortunately, one of the few times where it's actually justified to ask what the hell is the matter with kids these days.

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