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Lawyers always get last laugh in sports, as in life

Updated: February 10, 2011, 1:54 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

Work hard. Stay dedicated. Take your vitamins. (Wink, wink.) All tried and true methods for achieving athletic success. That said, if you really want to make it in sports, there's only thing to do.

Go to law school.

Jocks retire. Coaches get fired. Owners come and go. But lawyers? They endure. More importantly, they get paid handsomely, win, lose or otherwise. Case in point? Auburn University reportedly has run up a $170,000 legal bill for the NCAA investigation into ...

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