drag (one's) name through the mud

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drag (one's) name through the mud

To disparage someone publicly, especially to the detriment of their reputation. I'm trying to maintain a fair and respectable campaign, and Brad totally dragged my name through the mud! Don't drag my name through the mud—you're the one who messed up the budget!
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In an exclusive interview with Record Sport, McNamara - who quit Parkhead on Tuesday to sign for Wolves - claimed Celtic were trying to drag his name through the mud.