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Athletes who have fallen from grace

POSTED: 07:40 AM PST Feb 19, 2013    UPDATED: 04:01 AM PST Feb 14, 2014 

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.

Mike Tyson
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Mike Tyson -- He was the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world when he was convicted in 1992 of raping 18-year-old beauty pageant queen Desiree Washington. He staged a series of comeback fights after his release from prison, but made headlines again for biting off the ear of Evander Holyfield in their 1997 rematch.

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