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Athletes should pay for stupidity

What a week it has been when it comes to athletes acting stupid. Here's a list of things athletes should lose a year's salary for doing.

Updated: June 15, 2006, 12:27 PM ET
By Bomani Jones | Special to Page 2

This has been the week of the stupid athlete.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was injured while riding a motorcycle with neither a helmet nor a license to operate a bike. J.J. Redick was arrested and charged with driving while impaired after making an illegal U-turn to avoid a license checkpoint.

Page 2 wishes Roethlisberger a speedy recovery, and we don't think DWI is a laughing matter.

However, both guys were colossally stupid.

Roethlisberger exhibited ...

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