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Marion Jones a former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won three gold medals and two bronze medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, but was later stripped of the titles after admitting to steroid use. Jones did retain her three gold medals as a world champion from 1997 and 1999. At the time of her admission and subsequent guilty plea, Marion Jones was one of the most famous athletes to be linked to the BALCO scandal. The case against BALCO covered more than 20 top level athletes, including Jones's ex-husband, shot putter C.J. Hunter, and 100 m sprinter Tim Montgomery, the father of Jones's first child. She served six months in federal prison for lying to federal agents

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Tulsa Shock's Marion Jones drives by New York Liberty's Tiffany Jackson, left, during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

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Tulsa Shock's Marion Jones, right, shoots over Connecticut Sun's Renee Montgomery during the first half of their WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)