You might mock athletes for blowing signing bonuses and contract extensions, but violent head collisions and one-and-done stints at the University of Kentucky don't exactly inspire a sophisticated investment portfolio. If you're in your 20s and pulling down a game check, you're more likely to take a trip to Jacob the Jeweler than Fidelity Investments. Besides, it's more fun that way. So let's crack a bottle of some 1918 Dom Perignon and pour it all out onto the leather interior of a new Bugatti to toast The 25 Dumbest Athlete Purchases in History.

Written by Sean Evans (@seanseaevans)

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