The past quarter century has provided sports fans with many unforgettable moments, both on and off the court/field. We’ve seen the rise, dominance, and retirement of Michael Jordan, the OJ Simpson trial, and even saw Mike Tyson try to bite off someone’s ear. It’s been a wild 25 years, with a lot of ups and downs to match one of the most eventful periods in sports history.
Whether it’s been grotesque, sad, or just downright weird, sports always find a way to surprise us. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, there’s a Manti Te’o story just lurking around the corner, waiting to give you something you never expected. While there were several tough omissions such as the Tiger Woods scandal and the World Series earthquake, these are the 25 Most Shocking Sports Moments of the Past 25 Years.