Life After Sports

What do athletes do when they "retire"? For some, sports are a steppingstone to a high-profile second career. Others go for a "normal" life

Who hasn't envied the professional athlete? And what sports fan hasn't fantasized about rounding third base, heading for home to win the World Series, or sinking the tournament-winning putt? For must of us, those dreams remain just that, and we end up in more prosaic jobs, with retirement coming after perhaps 40 years of work.

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