Is it just us, or does it feel like 2014 is shaping up to be an especially bad year for a lot of sports-related people out there? We're less than three weeks into the new year—19 days, to be exact—and we already have at least four or five people (hi, Dwyane Wade, J.R. Smith, Geno Smith, and Dennis Rodman!) who are likely going to end up on our 20 Sports People Who Had a Worse Year Than You list in December. And sports-related people are finding all sorts of ways to fail so far this year. From problems in their personal lives to troubles on the court and field, they're seemingly doing whatever they can right now to make their lives a living hell. We imagine that this is not the way they saw their years playing out.
It's been rough, to say the absolute least, for a lot of folks in the sports world. And judging by the last week, it's only going to get rougher. Because once again, we saw a whole lot of struggle in the world of sports over the course of the last seven days. Here are the 10 Sports People Who Had a Worse Week Than You.