Still, the mullet's influence extends far beyond the rink or the ballpark. Andre Agassi (left) popularized the hairstyle on the tennis court, while Hulk Hogan's golden locks gave the mullet some muscle. However, in Agassi's book, "Open," he confessed that the hair was actually a wig intended to mask his receding hairline. He even blamed the distraction the hairpiece created for his loss at his first Grand Slam.
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