Adenhart, Gatti, McNair and Tyson: A Tough Year For Sports Fans in 2009

Richard O'NealSenior Analyst IJuly 14, 2009

Adenhart, Gatti, McNair and Tyson: A Tough Year For Sports Fans in 2009

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    HATTIESBURG, MS - JULY 11:  Baltimore Ravens player Ray Lewis, left, and Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young react during funeral services for former NFL quarterback Steve McNair on July 11, 2009 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.  (Photo by George Clark -

Anaheim Angels Pitcher Nick Adenhart

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    TEMPE, AZ - FEBRUARY 25:  Pitcher Nick Adenhart #34 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim poses for a photo on picture day February 25, 2009 in Tempe, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Professional Boxer Arturo Gatti

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    JERSEY CITY, NJ - AUGUST 9:  Boxer Arturo Gatti poses during a photo shoot at the World Boxing and Fitness Center in Jersey City, New Jersey on August 9, 2006.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former NFL League MVP Steve McNair

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    BALTIMORE - DECEMBER 31:  Quarterback Steve McNair #9 of the Baltimore Ravens carries the ball during the first half of the game against the Buffalo Bills on December 31, 2006 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Image

Former World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson's Daughter

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    WASHINGTON - JUNE 11:  Mike Tyson receives instructions in his corner during his heavyweight bout against Kevin McBride at the MCI Center June 11, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)