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April 30, 2013
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Stanford QB Nunes retires after ‘freak accident’

STANFORD, Calif. — Josh Nunes is determined not to let the painful end to his Stanford football career be his lasting legacy. The former starting quarterback retired from the sport Monday after a complete tear of his right chest muscle, ending a collegiate career filled with dramatic highs and devastating injuries. Nunes’ father, Tim, told The Associated Press that his son ruptured his pectoralis major tendon while doing his normal bench-press routine during an offseason workout in February. He dropped the weights on his chest — though the tendon had already ruptured — and had surgery a few days later …

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