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Kobe Bryant To End 20-Year NBA Career After This Season

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Lakers Forward Kobe Bryant To Retire At The End Of The Season

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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant stands on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in early November. On Sunday, Bryant announced this season would be his last, in a poem posted online. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Britain's Tyson Fury celebrates after winning in a world heavyweight title fight for Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko's WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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"Osceola" stands in front of a crowd at the FSU homecoming game. Eileen Soler/Seminole Tribune hide caption

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Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

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Russia's Mariya Savinova won gold in the 800-meter final at the 2012 Olympics in London. A new report ruled that she should never should have competed because her drug test profile showed she was doping. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Doping Scandal Jeopardizes Olympic Dreams Of Russian Athletes

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What Will News Of Frank Gifford's CTE Mean For Football?

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After Two Years As Losers, A Football Team Attempts A Major Turnaround

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Fantasy Sports As Day Job: Meet One Of The Industry's Top Winners

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Cowboys' Leon Lett On 'One Of The Worst Days Of My NFL Career'

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Sports Fans Spend Thanksgiving The Traditional Way: Watching Football

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The Alto Yellowjackets take the field on Nov. 13, a month after Matthews died. Lauren Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

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