29 Athletes Who Absolutely Hated the Rules

29 Athletes Who Absolutely Hated the Rules

Cheaters, liars and honest mistakes — sometimes athletes have a “creative” understanding of the rules. In video-game lingo, the actions in the gray area have the equally gray name “creative use of game mechanics” attached to them. That sort of handwaving of the action in question really doesn’t hold up when it comes to sports, though. Sometimes, a player can get away with it, but other times they suffer harsh penalties and suspensions. Especially when theres a lot of punching and hitting, and not in the context where they’re being paid for it. 

Here are some of the wildest times athletes and the governing bodies of their sports havent seen eye-to-eye…

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