11. Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns:
Jim Brown is a Cleveland Browns legend and one of the best running backs to ever play. He’s also a notorious woman beater.
He was arrested for assault and battery against then-18-year-old Brenda Ayres in 1965. Brown was arrested for assault with intent to commit murder when a model named Eva Bohn-Chin was found beneath his apartment balcony. Brown was also charged for raping a woman in 1985. He was arrested for assaulting girlfriend Debra Clark the following year in 1986. Finally, he was arrested for threatening his wife in 1999 and then for vandalism after he allegedly hit his wife’s car with a shovel later in 1999. The courts sentenced him to probation, counseling, and community service. When he violated the terms of the sentence, he was sentenced to six months in jail. He served three months and was released.