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Kobe Bryant was recently fined $100,000 by NBA commissioner David Stern for dropping an F-bomb on a referee. Much was made about the slur but Black Mamba is not alone in athletic outbursts. Blackvoices.com has compiled a list of some of the most infamous bleep-filled tirades in sports.

2. A line judge at the 2009 US Open felt Serena Williams’ wrath when the tennis champ disputed a call. Williams was fined $10,500 for her transgressions but received no suspension from the USTA. Her outburst not only caused controversy due to her harsh language, but it raised the issue of whether a double-standard exists in tennis where male players are given more leeway to argue calls. In fact, there’s a history of male players like Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi who’ve ranted at officials and received what amounts to a slap on the wrist and fines of $1,000. We’re not saying Williams is right for barking at the official, but there’s got to be equity in punishment between the sports’ male and female stars.

READ AND WATCH THE FULL LIST AT BLACKVOICES.COM

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