Notorious Athlete Divorces Before Fall

Notorious Athlete Divorces Before Fall, Not all marriages are winners, as Vanessa and Kobe Bryant recently proved. Here are some more athlete unions that didn't make it.

Deion Sanders and Pilar Biggers Sanders Reasons for divorce, Via Facebook, Deion Sanders announced, "Pilar and I have decided to end our marriage and move on to the next phase of our individual lives with mutual respect. We are friends, and our top priority has and will continue to be the well-being of our children." deion sanders pilar biggers-sanders married for 12 years, Facebook DeionSanders21, deion sanders reality show,
Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian Reasons for divorce, Things didn't go "as expected" after the couple married in 2011. The couple was allegedly paid $10 million to have their nuptials made into a reality-television special. kim kardashian kris humphries married 72 days, kim kardashian kris humphries wedding, kim kardashian engagement ring 20.5 carats,

Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant Reasons for divorce, Divorce papers cite "irreconcilable differences," but rumors suggest Vanessa found out her husband was cheating on her. In addition to the new allegations, Kobe was involved in an infamous 2003 incident in which a woman filed a sexual assault claim against the basketball star. He did admit to the incident but said the sex was consensual, and charges were later dropped. kobe bryant vanessa bryant married 10 years, vanessa bryant $75 million,
Tony Parker and Eva Longoria Reasons for divorce, Irreconcilable differences, though there were rumors that the basketball star cheated on his actress wife. Eva Longoria Tony Parker three-year marriage, eduardo cruz, Penélope Cruz,
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren Woods Reasons for divorce, Tiger's Thanksgiving 2009 car accident outside his home led to revelations of affairs with multiple women, including at least one porn actress. +elin nordegren tiger woods 5-year marriage, elin nordegren tiger woods $100 million divorce settlement, elin nordegren mansion,
Shaquille O'Neal and Shaunie O'Neal Reasons for divorce, Shaq's 2007 filing referenced his unease about Shaunie's handling of the household finances. Hers, in 2009, cited irreconcilable differences and Shaq being a hard dog to keep on the porch. shaq o'neal and shaunie o'neal divorce after 7 years of marriage, shaquille o'neal married Nikki Hoopz Alexander,
David Justice and Halle Berry Reasons for divorce, "We were pretty much bi-coastal and didn't get a chance to spend a lot of time together," Justice said after the divorce from his actress wife. Halle Berry previously married to David Justice for four years,
Alex Rodriguez and Cynthia Scurtis Reasons for divorce, Toxic narcissism, chronic immaturity and "emotional abandonment" by the husband, his wife alleged. She apparently said the last straw was his affair "of the heart" with a pop icon. Alex Rodriguez and Cynthia Scurtis six-year marriage, Alex Rodriguez Torrie Wilson,
Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra Reasons for divorce, Rodman's agent suspected alcohol had fueled the quick Las Vegas nuptials, which Rodman and his bride denied. Nine days later, however, he filed for an annulment of the marriage. A court eventually granted his wish in April 1999. carmen electra dennis rodman marriage ended after six months, Tara Leigh Patrick,
Mike Tyson and Robin Givens Reasons for divorce, Givens reported that she divorced the boxer due to "violence and physical abuse." +robin givens' marriage to mike tyson lasted one year, robin givens $10 million divorce settlement,
Andre Agassi and Brooke Shields Reasons for divorce, Andre Agassi was a troubled athlete. Brooke Shields wanted someone to help her navigate showbiz. Both quickly realized they had made the wrong choice, and the two divorced in 1999. +andre agassi and brooke shields 2-year marriage,
Rick Fox and Vanessa Williams Reasons for divorce, Living on opposite coasts for most of the marriage led to the breakdown of the union between the basketball star and his actress wife, according to People magazine. rick fox vanessa williams 5-year marriage, rick fox vanessa williams wedding,
Frank and Jamie McCourt Reasons for divorce, In 2009, the McCourts separated, and Frank fired Jamie from her position as CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers, citing insubordination as well as an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate - reportedly her bodyguard. The Dodgers later filed for bankruptcy, and on Nov. 1, 2011, Frank McCourt agreed to sell the team. +Frank and Jamie McCourt 30 years of marriage, Frank and Jamie McCourt $130 million divorce settlement,

Greg Norman and Laura Andrassy Reasons for divorce, Norman's semi- public philandering had been tolerated, but his decision to take up with close family friend Chris Evert wasn't and the two divorced in 2006. Greg Norman and Laura Andrassy married for over 25 years,
Greg Norman and Chris Evert Reasons for divorce, The problem was five kids, two addresses and the unwillingness of either the golfer or tennis star to relocate to be closer to the other. No money was exchanged in the settlement. Greg Norman and Chris Evert married 15 months,
Jeff Gordon and Brooke Sealey Reasons for divorce, The marriage was irretrievably broken as a result of the husband's misconduct, according to his wife. +Jeff Gordon and Brooke Sealey divorce after seven years of marriage,
John Daly Reasons for divorce, It probably depends on which of Daly's four ex-wives you ask, but the responses would likely include drinking, smoking, gambling, fighting and lying. Teed Off: My Life as a Player's Wife on the PGA Tour, Roger Clemens Paulette Dean affair,
Jason Kidd and Joumana Kidd Reasons for divorce, Jourmana Kidd alleged "numerous liaisons and perpetual physical and emotional abuse" by her basketball-player husband. Jason's response: She did, too. Jason Kidd and Joumana Kidd married 10 years,
Landon Donovan and Bianca Kajlich Reasons for divorce, The soccer star's marriage to his actress wife crumbled due to irreconcilable differences. landon donovan and bianca kajlich divorcing after 3 years,
Fred and Deborah Couples Reasons for divorce, One was a laid-back introvert (Fred) in a very public place, and the other was an extrovert (Deborah). The marriage ended in 1993. fred couples deborah couples divorce settlement $52,000 a month,
Pierre-Yves Hardenne and Justine Henin Reasons for divorce, From tennis star Henin's friend Dominique Monami: "The imbalance here was just too great. Pierre-Yves didn't have a role. At the start her entourage wanted to give him a role, but it didn't work. He was only her husband. At best he carried her water bottles for her." Pierre-Yves Hardenne marriage lasted 4.1 years,
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