Hair pulling in sports

Wide receiver Torrey Smith #82 of the Baltimore Ravens is pulled down by his hair by cornerback Adam Jones #24 of the Cincinnati Bengals during the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on November 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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Jaguars defensive end Jason Babin had grabbed hold of Andre Ellington's hair and emerged from the pile with his arm outstretched and black strands dangling from his fist. He raised the hair like a trophy, then flung it to the turf. Hair is considered part of the NFL uniform, so Babin was not penalized.
Eric Adelson

This isn't an isolated incident, hair pulling is something that happens more often than you think in sports.

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