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Eaton working on big things after banner year

Updated: April 10, 2013, 2:34 PM ET
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By PAT GRAHAM

AP Sports Writer

Here's a clue as to just how memorable a season Ashton Eaton turned in last year: The Olympic decathlon champion became an answer in a newspaper crossword puzzle.

There he was at 32 across, with the hint, "Decathlon gold medalist Ashton -."

After last summer, filling in the blanks was rather easy: "Eaton," the charismatic 25-year-old who had a season-for-the-ages as he set a world record at ...

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