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T.O denies suicide attempt

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When you got up this morning and headed for work, all you could hear on sports talk radio was Terrell Owens' attempted suicide. Whatever happened last night in Dallas was dissected from 1.73 million angles, though none were from the eye of the hurricane himself.

But Owens isn't about to stay quiet and he met the press today in Dallas. He denied trying to kill himself. He says he was disoriented and confused but not suicidal. Then he went to practice.

It's the strangest turn yet in the strange saga of T.O. Do you believe the police report? Or do you believe Owens?

Dan Le Batard, an ESPN the magazine columnist, states without qualification he believes T.O.'s side of the story. As you read this, remember Le Batard also has a Miami radio show that Owens appears on weekly, and no other radio show can boast that.

And does it matter who you believe? If he tried to take his own life, Owens needs counseling and support. If he didn't, he still probably needs counseling and support after all he's been through. I'm not alone in thinking this of course. It's also the opinion of SI.com's Michael Silver.




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