Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/14/14
Diego Maradona deviously punched the ball into the net in the 1986 World Cup and then had the gall to credit the winning goal to "the hand of God." Yet despite the fact that he's a cheat who rubbed our noses in his appalling handiwork, the Argentine still is lauded as perhaps the greatest soccer player in modern history. Every week in soccer, players dive in the box looking to con referees into awarding bogus penalties and nothing really happens to them. And yet, here we are, up in arms because Tiger Woods inadvertently took an incorrect drop -- and was subsequently penalized -- at the Masters. In football, linemen try to hold illegally all the time, but how many of them put their hands up and point this out to the officials who missed their infringements? "Hey, ref, call that touchdown run back, man, I held that D-lineman" is a phrase you'll never hear on Sundays in the NFL. Yet the angry villagers had their pitchforks in the air on Saturday, deman...
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