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    Apolo Ohno Apparently Retiring

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    One of America's most decorated Winter Olympians is effectively taking himself off the ice. Apolo Anton Ohno, who has two gold medals under his belt, won't compete at the Sochi Games in February, but will be serving as a correspondent for NBC. “I think it’s pretty sure at this point [that a comeback is] not going to be,” Ohno told Sports Illustrated. “It’s time to try some different opportunities.” Ohno is no stranger to broadening his horizons: he won Dancing with the Stars in 2007.

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