Not all athletes make their way to the top by completely legitimate means. With the recent series of accusations against 2011 NL MVP winning outfielder Ryan Braun, and the fourth anniversary of the release of the landmark Mitchell Report on Dec. 13, 2011, take a stroll through cheater's lane.
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez was also guilty of having used performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez admitted to using steroids in 2009, after having very openly denied it during a 2007 interview with Katie Couric on "60 Minutes." The now-trained baseball star confessed he using steroids from 2001 to 2003 while playing for the Texas Rangers due to "an enormous amount of pressure." UPI/Lori Shepler.