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Athletes who have fallen from grace

Published On: Feb 19 2013 09:40:45 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 14 2014 06:01:16 AM CST

A year to the day after he killed his girlfriend, South African "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius broke his silence Friday, describing her death as a "devastating accident." Take a look at some other athletes who have fallen from grace.

Eagles QB Michael Vick
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Michael Vick -- In 2007, the NFL star was sentenced to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to a dogfighting conspiracy charge. The former No. 1 draft pick filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and in 2009, the Atlanta Falcons cut ties with him. Since then, however, Vick has made a comeback with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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