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2 January 2007

Sports Illustrated (USA), Column

In the wake of Darrent Williams' murder — only the latest and most tragic instance of late-night violence and gunplay involving a well-known athlete — I was struck by something NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said: "We've really got to get a handle on why there's such a proliferation of gun violence around our players." As much as I applaud the desire of Goodell and NBA commissioner David Stern to stem the tide of mayhem in their respective leagues, I think the... (

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