Athletes who have fallen from grace

Published On: Feb 19 2013 09:40:45 AM CST   Updated On: Jun 08 2016 10:44:36 AM CDT

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who received a two-year ban Wednesday for testing positive for the banned drug meldonium, is hardly the first athlete to have fallen from grace.

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Michael Vick -- In 2007, the NFL star was sentenced to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to a dogfighting conspiracy charge. The former No. 1 draft pick filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and in 2009, the Atlanta Falcons cut ties with him. Since then, however, Vick has made a comeback with the Philadelphia Eagles and other teams.

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