Treated his head like an Easter egg, except the exhibitionist rebounder kept putting it on display rather than hiding it. Green, black, blond, purple, red and silver were just a few of the colors that the Worm's hair turned. Had at least one color for the mercurial forward's many moods.
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Though many athletes have sported mullets -- including Randy Johnson, Mark Gastineau and Dwayne Schintzius -- the 'do's true home is hockey. Consider that in both Norwegian and Swedish, the term for "mullet" literally means "ice hockey hair." Jagr's flowing '90s locks edge Barry Melrose's mudflap by a (long) hair for best NHL mullet.
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He wasn't the first football player with a Mohawk (John Riggins memorably rocked one with the Jets), but he was the only one to base an entire career -- on and off the field -- on a hairstyle. Some of the Boz's variations on the blond Mohawk included dying the sides, cutting in designs and wearing a four-inch tail. The NFL wasn't impressed, but naturally, Hollywood soon came calling.
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Every new Beckham hairstyle sends acolytes flocking to salons across Europe and Asia hoping to Brush It Like Beckham. His most famous 'do was this "fauxhawk" from the 2002 World Cup, in which the raised ridge down the middle was bleached with peroxide. The look was the brainchild of his wife, Victoria, the former Posh Spice.
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He seems to be making the same mistake as a young Andre Agassi in hoping to mask his obvious hair loss by growing it exceptionally long. It's not working. Instead he's left with a long, stringy monstrosity that's part Hulk Hogan, part Crypt-keeper. Hopefully he'll wise up as Agassi did and take it all off.
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While still with the Wizards, Big Ben washed his hair before a game and waited for his wife, Chanda, to braid it as usual. But Chanda was tired, so Wallace decided to let his 'fro fly for a night. The throwback 'do was such a hit that it became a Wallace signature as much as his throwback dirty-work game.
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The name might not ring a bell, but you probably recall the rainbow wig and "John 3:16" sign of this '70s superfan. Alas, when the cheering stopped, Stewart took a maid hostage at gunpoint at a Los Angeles hotel in a nine-hour police standoff in 1992, demanding a televised press conference. He's currently serving a life sentence.
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OK, so this "hairdo" is actually a lack of hair altogether, but His Airness turned the shaved head into a fashion phenomenon. There were some sports precursors (i.e., Slick Watts, Otis Sistrunk), but it took an icon to convince America that bald could be beautiful.
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His big mop of red hair and scraggly goatee that nearly counted as another appendage helped make Lalas the most recognizable American face when the U.S. hosted the 1994 World Cup. Lalas was the Carrot Top of the soccer world, minus the annoying commercials.
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The longtime college hoops coach's hairstyle, the "Lou 'Do," was memorialized in song during Illinois' 1989 Final Four run. Essentially, it was an ambitious comb-over that was held in place with what Henson admitted was the "ultra, ultra hold spray." The Lou 'Do was also captured in a front-page 'Wall Street Journal' illustration for an article on the dying art of the comb-over.
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