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Pettitte's comeback risky ... for him

Just because Yanks lefty says he's not afraid to fail doesn't mean he won't

Updated: March 17, 2012, 1:03 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Professional sport is its own addictive drug. This is why Peyton Manning endures surgery after surgery to quite literally put his neck on the line and why Andy Pettitte -- by all accounts a God-fearing family man -- is back at the ballpark for something he cannot find inside his church or home.

You remember what Michael Jordan's father once said about his son's prodigious appetite for games of chance, right? Michael, James Jordan said, "doesn't have a gambling problem. He has ...

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