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Bridges: Sept. 11 attacks made the sports world – well, most of it – stand still

Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:00 am

With another anniversary of 9/11 this week — it still seems hard to believe it has been almost two decades ago now since that event — I thought back to how that tragic event trickled down to all areas of our lives, even the sports world.

The 9/11 attack occurred on a Tuesday morning. I remember sitting in the newspaper office The Walton Tribune occupied as the details emerged that morning. Like many my first thoughts were it was an accident. An airplane had somehow accidently flown in the Twin Towers.

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