Eva Longoria and Mark Sanchez Split: Other Celebrity Sports Couples Who Couldn't Make the Love Last

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Eva Longoria and Mark Sanchez Split: Other Celebrity Sports Couples Who Couldn't Make the Love Last
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It's game over for Eva Longoria and Mark Sanchez!

The former "Desperate Housewives" star and the New York Jets quarterback have called it quits on their relationship. The couple quietly started dating over the summer and confirmed their relationship in September

"Mark adores and respects Eva," his rep tells US Weekly. "It was really about scheduling more than anything else. They will remain close friends."

With the news of the split, the couple join a growing team of celebrity sports couples who just could not find a way to make the love last. Here are some of the sports couples who have called it quits:

Eva Longoria and Tony Parker: They seemed like the perfect sports couple from the time the actress met the NBA star in November 2004. Three years later they were married in Paris. For six years, the couple was constantly photographed walking the red carpet and packing on the PDA. The pint-sized actress brought it all to a screeching stop when she filed for divorce in November 2010 after reportedly finding inappropriate text messages between her husband and another woman.

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries: They were the perfect couple made in reality television heaven. Their relationship was broadcast from their initial dates right up to their walk down the aisle. It was the speed at which the couple unraveled after only 72 days of wedded bliss that left us shaking our heads. Now it appears that the divorce drama will drag out for much longer than their actual relationship.

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren: They were the golden couple of golf right up until Thanksgiving of 2009. He was the the top rated golfer in the world and she was his gorgeous model wife. Add in their adorable son and daughter and they seemed like the perfect family. It all came unglued following a late night car accident on November 27, 2009. The aftermath of the accident revealed that he was quite the ladies man with a string of illicit affairs and things were not quite so perfect behind closed doors. Despite a brief stint in rehab to cure him of his "sexual additions", the couple announced their divorce in August 2010.

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