Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/4/13
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So, Ray Lewis, now that you've won a Super Bowl, what's next? No, he's not going to that amusement park. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker is heading into retirement - and he can't wait. ''Now I get to see a different side of life,'' Lewis said Sunday night after helping the Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31. ''My family, and my sons, my kids, they've sacrificed for me. Now I have the opportunity to sacrifice for them.'' Lewis ended his 17-year NFL career in perfect fashion, directing a successful goal-line stand that provided him a world championship to take into retirement. After the 49ers failed to score on three straight plays from the Baltimore 5-yard line in the closing minutes, the Ravens could begin celebrating their first Super Bowl title in 12 years. ''How else can you finish that off but with a goal-line stand?'' Lewis said. ''That is championship football.'' The 13-time Pro Bowl star began his final night on the football field with a motivational speech to his...
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