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How Paralympic Athlete April Holmes Overcame Tragedy to Win Big in Sports

Holmes explains the 2001 accident that changed her life forever

Paralympic athlete April Holmes discusses her transition into sports and her plans for the future.

By Courtney Connley

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Controversial Athletes

10 Athletes Who Successfully Rebounded From Controversy

As Super Bowl champ Plaxico Burress begins his road to redemption, here are a few notable figures that have already resurrected their brands

Convicted NFL wide receiver and Super Bowl champion Plaxico Burress is on the road to…

By Kahliah A. Laney

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Journey to the Long Jump

A late bloomer in track and field, John Wise has become a tough competitor

Track and field was John Wise’s favorite sport in high school. As an adult, however,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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