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06/13/00
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After 49ers QB STEVE YOUNG announced his retirement from the NFL yesterday, ESPN''s Andrea Kremer reported on his retirement plans: "[Young] is Chairman of an Internet start- up company called FOUND,

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06/12/00
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06/12/00
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06/09/00
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