The Dumbest Excuses Athletes Have Ever Given

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The Dumbest Excuses Athletes Have Ever Given
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There's an old saying that says, "Excuses are like armpits. Everybody has them and they all stink."

While we'd like to think that pro athletes—who have the greatest jobs on the planet—would never have to make up an excuse for something, there have been plenty of players who were forced to for a number of reasons.

And just as we all tried convincing our teachers that our dogs ate our homework, these are a few of the dumbest excuses a few athletes have used to help save themselves punishment or shame.

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