12 Athletes Who Went To Rehab

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They needed some serious coaching off the field.

It’s well documented that the athlete lifestyle is often full of heavy partying. Many athletes know when to end the fun and get serious, but sadly for some, the party doesn’t stop, and it eventually consumes them. Numerous sports figures have had to go to rehab because of drugs and alcohol, and their fight against addiction isn’t just to save their careers, but often also their lives.

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Check out our slideshow of athletes who had to go to rehab.