Regrettable Athlete Comments

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  • Riley Cooper
  • Reggie Bush
  • Amar'e Stoudemire
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Rashard Mendenhall
  • Mike Tyson
  • Antonio Cromartie vs. Matt Hasselbeck
  • Serena Williams
  • Lolo Jones
  • Roy Hibbert

Riley Cooper

Speaking your mind can have consequences, especially if you're an all-star athlete and the whole world is watching. Read on for a round-up of stars whose questionable comments made headlines. — Britt Middleton 

After a video surfaced of Riley Cooper dropping the N-word at a country music concert in July, the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver quickly apologize for his choice of words. "I am so ashamed and disgusted with myself. I have been offensive," Cooper said in a statement. "What I did was wrong and I will accept the consequences." (Photo: AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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