Date: 12/12/2010
Sport: Football
Punishment: Suspended for remainder of season, fined $25,000

If you ever feel down or are worried that you might not be the smartest person in the world, don't worry; you're definitely smarter than Sal Alosi. The former Jets' strength coach decided that it was a good idea to extend his leg and trip the Dolphins' Nolan Carroll as Carroll ran down the Jets' sideline on punt coverage. Since it was an NFL game, there were cameras trained on pretty much everyone on the field, and Alosi's idiotic attempt at giving his team an edge was quickly exposed.