Athletes Who Died Too Young

May 8, 2017 at 5:56 pm |

The world was robbed of their talents...

Part of the reason we love sports so much is that they inspire us to believe anything is possible. We feel connected to athletes because we see their years of hard work and dedication pay off in front of us in spectacular fashion. When a rising-star athlete dies before reaching their full potential, its particularly heartbreaking because the world is robbed of the joy that have brought and would bring to it.

Pat Tillman

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The world was robbed of their talents…

Check out our slideshow to look back on sports stars taken from us too soon...