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Fourth marks first anniversary of McNair's murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Young knew exactly what he wanted to wear for Jeff Fisher's charity softball game.

He slipped on a blue jersey with "RIP POPS" and the No. 9 on the back in honor of the late Steve McNair. Fisher, who spoke at McNair's memorial and funeral services, called the game in the ninth inning. The score? Tied at 9 apiece.

Sunday marks the first anniversary of McNair's slaying in Nashville. He was shot in a murder-suicide by his 20-year-old mistress.

About 4,500 people attended his memorial service in Nashville with thousands of others coming by to pay their respects. A helicopter provided live TV coverage while McNair's body was moved to the church by hearse, and 3 of the four local stations showed the service live.

Thousands more said goodbye in his home state of Mississippi.

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