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At least one person was killed and three others injured in a shooting broke out during party in Munch Bar in Bellevue, Washington, police said.

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Witnesses said the Munch Bar was hosting a Seattle Seahawks after party when the shooting occurred following the team's rout of the 49ers last night.

Reports say one male victim was lying on the floor with blood everywhere.

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Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel was found dead Saturday at the age of 36. He died of a self-inflicted shotgun blast in his Jacksonville home.

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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was investigating the death as a suicide.

The scrappy, versatile Freel played eight seasons in the majors from 2001-09 with Toronto, Cincinnati, Baltimore, the Chicago Cubs and Kansas City.

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Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas was selected The Associated Press' female athlete of the year for 2012, edging out swimmer Missy Franklin.

''I didn't realize how much of an impact I made,'' said Douglas, 16, the first African-American to win the Olympic all-around title, gymnastics' biggest prize.

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''My mom and everyone tells me, 'You really won't know the full impact until you're 30 or 40 years old.' But I think it's starting to sink in a little.''

In a year filled with standout female athletes, the pint-sized gymnast's performances shone just a little bit brighter. Douglas received 48 of 157 votes.

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Suzy Favor Hamilton, a former U.S. Olympian in track and field, issued a formal apology today after her life as an escort in Las Vegas was exposed.

In a story on The Smoking Gun, the 44-year old admitted she has worked under the alias "Kelly Lundy," for the past year, selling herself for $600 an hour.

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Favor Hamilton lives with her husband, Mark, and seven-year daughter and told the website that the former "tried to stop" her and "wasn't supportive" of the escort lifestyle at all.

We wonder why.

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Folks in Durham, North Carolina have reason to celebrate today.

Jabari Parker, considered by many to be the best high school senior in the nation, announced this afternoon that he will attend Duke University in 2013, instantly boosting the Blue Devils' title chances a year from now.

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Parker is a 6'8" forward who attends Simeon Career Academy in Chicago.

His all-around game has been compared to players such as Grant Hill and he's considered a surefire top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

In the end, Parker selected Duke over Michigan State, BYU, Florida and Stanford.

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The NFL fined Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III $10,000 for wearing Adidas apparel to a post-game news conference ... seriously.

Nike is the league’s official uniform maker, so this was a big no-no.

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League officials said they would issue a warning but not a fine to Griffin earlier this season when he covered the Nike logo on his shirt before a game.

The rookie phenomenon was fined this time, however, after rocking Adidas again following the team's win over the Baltimore Ravens on December 9.

Griffin was also in the news this week because of the comments made by Rob Parker of ESPN, who accused him of being a "cornball brother" ... seriously.

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Still on suspension by ESPN, Rob Parker has offered a public apology for the race-based rant he went on last week against Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

On First Take, the reporter referred to Griffin as a "cornball brother" and said he's a pretend African-American, partly because the rookie is married to a white woman.

"I blew it and I'm sincerely sorry," Parker Tweeted today. "I completely understand how the issue of race in sports is a sensitive one and needs to be handled with great care."

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The Los Angeles Lakers pulled out a 101-100 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats last night, bringing their record to 12-14 in Pau Gasol's return after an eight-game injury absence.

But who cares? Did you see Gerald Henderson's throw-down?!?

The shooting guard cut down the lane, caught a bounce pass and appeared to use a trampoline in order to rise head and shoulders above all defenders.

The best part? Watch the reaction of a LAKERS' bench player to the slam. We have a feeling Kobe Bryant won't be happy to see it...

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Wow. That was faster than an Adrian Peterson touchdown run.

Just two weeks after announcing their engagement, Samantha Steele and Christian Ponder were married yesterday. The couple exchanged vows inside a Minnesota courtroom.

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Steele is an ESPN college football reporter, while Ponder tries really hard to play quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. He only has a 78.6 rating and 14 touchdown passes this year, however.

Still... look at Steele!

Ponder may be unable to hit Percy Harvin on a crossing pattern, but he must be doing something right when he's practicing out patterns at night with such a personal tight end. If you know what we mean!

Congrats to the happy couple.

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz visited the home of Jack Pinto, the 6-year-old Connecticut school shooting victim who idolized the NFL star.

Jack was among 20 children who lost their lives Friday in Newtown, Conn., when a crazed gunman open fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Upon learning that Cruz was Pinto's favorite player, the 26-year-old reached out to the family, and visited their home for a touch football game Tuesday.

Victor Cruz honored Jack Pinto during Sunday's game against Atlanta, writing the slain child's name on his shoes. Then he went the extra mile Tuesday.

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