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Award-winning ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen dies at 72


Chris Mortensen, an award-winning journalist who reported on the NFL for ESPN for more than three decades, died Sunday at age 72. Mortensen joined ESPN in 1991 and was a regular contributor to the network's NFL shows and "SportsCenter." Mortensen, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 throat cancer in 2016, stepped away from his role at ESPN last year. (ESPN.com)

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Award-winning ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen dies at 72


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