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Lost & Found
Ben Reiter
July 03, 2006
NOT EVERY RETIRED JOCK IS PLAYING GOLF. THESE FORMER STARS ARE HARD AT WORK IN NEW CAREERS OR CHASING THEIR DREAMS. ONE EVEN WENT HOLLYWOOD
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July 03, 2006

Lost & Found

NOT EVERY RETIRED JOCK IS PLAYING GOLF. THESE FORMER STARS ARE HARD AT WORK IN NEW CAREERS OR CHASING THEIR DREAMS. ONE EVEN WENT HOLLYWOOD

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SUGAR RAY LEONARD
LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT; gold
Motivational speaker and entrepreneur lives in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

CHARLES MOONEY
BANTAMWEIGHT; silver
Retired after 22 years in U.S. Army, has a boxing academy in Rockville, Md.

LEO RANDOLPH
FLYWEIGHT; gold
A bus driver in Tacoma, Wash., was briefly the WBA junior featherweight champ

LEON SPINKS
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT; gold
Former heavyweight champ is now a custodial worker in Columbus, Neb.

MICHAEL SPINKS
MIDDLEWEIGHT; gold
Vice president, Butch Lewis Productions, in Wilmington, Del.

JOHN TATE
HEAVYWEIGHT; bronze
Former WBA heavyweight champ (1979--80) died in a car accident in 1998

CHUCK WALKER
LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT; none
Former pro tap dancer, now a film director and producer in Lake Conroe, Texas

Mats NASLUND

After playing in the NHL and building Sweden's '06 gold medal hockey team, why not try ... carpentry?

MATS NASLUND helped construct an Olympic champion as general manager of the Swedish hockey team at the 2006 Winter Games, but he has done some of his best building for the Ahlgren Co. in H�llviken, about 15 minutes south of Malm�. Four days a week N�slund works as a carpenter, earning 140 kronor--about $19--an hour constructing and refurbishing homes. "Some people think it's stupid, think that I have 15 or 20 million in the bank," says N�slund, 46, who joined the Montreal Canadiens in 1982 and embarked on a sterling nine-year NHL career in which he never earned more than $400,000 (Canadian). "But a lot of people think it's good because it's humble."

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