For anyone who’s ever played sports, the rule, while widely unwritten, has always been clear: “No hair pulling!” Of course, it does happen, but it remains mostly unpenalized. The NFL rules, for example, treat long hair as an extension of the uniform, and thus fair game. Maybe hair pulling just needs a label as colorful as the NFL’s “horse-collar” tackle for officials in various sports to take notice and, some day, outlaw it entirely. Here, some cringe-worthy shots of the painful practice — off the top of our heads. (Above: UTEP's Adrian Hynson grabs hold of Arkansas' Keon Hatcher in 2015.)Buda Mendes/Getty Images FAILING BRAID Phil Cole/Getty Images DOUBLE PULL Patrick Smith/Getty Images DREAD DRAG Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images BAD FLAIR DAY
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