PHOTOS: The rise and fall of O.J. Simpson

Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:36AM
USC's O.J. Simpson (32) is pictured in action against Northwestern at Evanston, Ill., Sept. 28, 1968. (AP Photo)
Buffalo Bills running back O.J. Simpson (32), strides over teammates as he latches on to Joe DeLamielleurs during a football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/File)
O.J. Simpson, with a NFL season rushing record of 2003 yards in his possession, relaxes in 1973 in his West Los Angeles mountaintop home with his wife and kids. (AP Photo)
Football greats Joe Namath, and O. J. Simpson, stand in front of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Ohio, a day before their official induction into the sports shrine in 1985. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
O.J. Simpson with actresses Gilda Radner, left, and Jane Curtin as he appeared on NBC's Saturday Night Live in 1978. After his retirement from football, Simpson began acting. (AP Photo, file)
O.J. Simpson stands with his wife Nicole Brown Simpson while broadcasting on the sidelines during the Thanksgiving Day NFL football game in 1993. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin, File)
O.J. Simpson with his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and their children Sydney and Justin. (AP Photo/ABC)
This photo shows O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman, both of whom were murdered and found dead in Los Angeles on June 12, 1994. (AP Photo/File)
Al Cowlings and O.J. Simpson led authorities on a chase in his white Ford Bronco after Simpson was charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend. (AP Photo/Joseph Villarin)
Simpson holds up his hands before the jury after putting on a new pair of gloves similar to the infamous bloody gloves during his double-murder trial in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Vince Bucci, Pool, File)
The cast of the show "The People v. O.J. Simpson" which chronicles the murder trial of Nicole Simpson Brown and Ron Goldman. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
O.J. Simpson appears during his sentencing hearing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas in 2008. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, Pool, File, Pool)
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