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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.

Brett Favre in baseball hat
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Brett Favre -- Once the golden child of the Green Bay Packers, Favre made headlines in 2010 for allegedly sending racy texts and photos to ex-New York Jets sidelines reporter Jenn Sterger. He was later sued for sexual harassment stemming from conduct toward at least two women who worked for the Jets in 2008.

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