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Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction

Terrell Owens always likes being the center of attention. His decision to skip the induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August will keep him far from the spotlight.

Owens was voted into the hall in February after being denied in his first two years of eligibility. His announcement Thursday is unprecedented by an enshrinee.

"Hopefully, the story this summer will remain about those that will be there instead of the one that will not," said Howard Balzer of SiriusXM Radio, a 15-year voter for the Hall of Fame.

In a statement released Thursday by his publicist, Owens said: "While I am incredibly appreciative of this opportunity, I have...

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