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This weekend the NBA gets going, the NFL gets exciting, and the Boise State Broncos get to clean out their lockers. They demolished Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl, but now their season is over, and they'll head home to sit on the couch and watch lower-ranked teams compete in the Bowl Championship Series. Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the week in sports.
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Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

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