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San Francisco's Nick Bosa (from left), Cincinnati's Joe Burrow, and Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes will play big roles in this weekend's NFL championship games. Bryan M. Bennett/Getty Images; Scot Tucker/AP; Jason Hanna/Getty Images hide caption

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Brock Purdy, the San Francisco 49ers' rookie quarterback, led his team to a win over the Dallas Cowboys last weekend in the NFL playoffs. Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images hide caption

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Maya Moore announced her retirement from basketball in January 2023. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images hide caption

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Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

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Mikaela Shiffrin seized first place in her first run in the giant slalom in Kronplatz, Italy, bidding to make history in the World Cup. Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images hide caption

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Bruce Reznick, known as "Mr. Whammy" at a Nets game earlier this month. Brooklyn Nets hide caption

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Look out, Nets rivals! Octogenarian Mr. Whammy is coming for you

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University of Georgia running back Kendall Milton, #2, celebrates after a touchdown with offensive lineman Devin Willock, #77, during the school's spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Athens. Brett Davis/AP hide caption

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U.S. national team player Crystal Dunn, second from left, listens to instructions with teammates during practice for a match against Nigeria Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Riverside, Mo. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Retired NFL player Ryan Shazier, pictured in 2018, relearned how to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury during a 2017 game. Justin K. Aller/Getty Images hide caption

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Ryan Shazier was seriously injured in an NFL game. He has advice for Damar Hamlin

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Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been discharged from the hospital following his return home to Buffalo, N.Y., after suffering cardiac arrest and collapsing during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 2. Here, Hamlin is shown with his helmet off before playing the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL game on Sept. 8, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. John McCoy/AP hide caption

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Lauren Fleshman's memoir, Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man's World, is a memoir and a critique of how the sports world treats female athletes. Ryan Warner/Oiselle hide caption

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The sports world is still built for men. This elite runner wants to change that

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Fans look on as the ambulance leaves carrying Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin off the field on Jan. 2 after he collapsed after making a tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images hide caption

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Xavier Truss of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates with teammates after his team's first touchdown against the TCU Horned Frogs in the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 9, 2023, in Inglewood, Calif. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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A video board at Levi's Stadium shows a message for Damar Hamlin during an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Jed Jacobsohn/AP hide caption

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Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been released from the hospital and has returned to Buffalo, doctors say. Here, Hamlin is shown prior to the start of the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Joshua Bessex/AP hide caption

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