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Poison Ink

Feb. 29, 2016
Feb. 29, 2016

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Feb. 29, 2016

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Poison Ink

LAST WEEK FORMER Penn State receiver Allen Robinson (now with the Jags) debuted a tat showing a key catch he made in a 43--40 four-OT win over Michigan in 2013. As much as it celebrated Robinson's heroics, the image singled out the DB he beat, the Wolverines' Channing Stribling, introducing the sports troll tattoo. Here are a few others that could follow.

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1. Tattooee: Nick Faldo

Tattoo: Scott Hoch missing a two-footer that would have won the 1989 Masters.

2. Tattooee: Bill Parcells

Tattoo: Scott Norwood going wide right in Super Bowl XXV.

3. Tattooee: Mookie Wilson

Tattoo: Bill Buckner booting a grounder in Game 6 of the '86 Series.

4. Tattooee: George Lynch

Tattoo: Chris Webber calling a TO he didn't have to end the '93 NCAA title game.

THEY SAID IT

"HE DIDN'T EVEN HAVE HIS DAGGUM PANTS ON THE RIGHT WAY."

Roy Williams

UNC coach questioning the sagacity of ESPN's Doug Gottlieb, who once wore his shorts backward while playing for Oklahoma State, after Gottlieb said that Williams would retire after the season.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Australian cricket star Shane Warne, appearing on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, put his head in a box of snakes and was immediately bitten in the face by a non-poisonous anaconda.

PHOTOTWITTER (TATTOO PHOTO)FOUR ILLUSTRATIONSILLUSTRATIONS BY ANDY PARRISH (TATTOOS)PHOTOTOM PENNINGTON/GETTY IMAGES (WILLIAMS)PHOTOALEX GOODLETT/GETTY IMAGES (WARNE)PHOTO