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Was Luck's TD The Most Amazing Moment Of A Wild NFL Weekend?

Watch the replay as Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck scoops up a fumble and stretches across the goal line against Kansas City. During a weekend of four close games in which three weren't settled until the last minute, was that the highlight of highlights?
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Florida State Meets Auburn In Final BCS Game

College football's champion will be decided Monday night at the Rose Bowl. No. 1 Florida State plays No. 2 Auburn in the last Bowl Championship Series game. It will be replaced next year with a playoff.
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Figure Skater With 'Happy Feet' Hopes To Clinch Spot In Sochi

With only two slots on the U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team, the competition is tough. But three-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott — who has yet to deliver on the world stage — wants 2014 to be the year he takes a medal.
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Costs Climb As Sochi Winter Olympics Approaches

The Sochi Winter Olympics are on track to being the most expensive games in Olympic history. A $265 million ski jump, 42,000 hotel rooms and a $51 billion budget. It's been called a financial fiasco, as Josh Yaffa of Bloomberg Businessweek tells NPR's Arun Rath.
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Basketball Coach Fights For His Dream Of A Division I Job

Elwyn McRoy has been trying to land a job coaching Division I college basketball for more than a decade. He's skipped meals, slept in cars, and lived thousands of miles from his wife and kids for months at a time to achieve that goal. McRoy talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about his new, one-year coaching contract, and why he's still in the game.
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It's Winter, Time For NFL Teams To Shed Their Coaches

It's culling time in the NFL — coaches who have not performed up to par this season are out and new coaches are starting to step in. Sports correspondent Mike Pesca speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the latest hirings and firings, as well as this week's wild-card games.
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Controversial Since Day 1, Bowl Championship Series To End

On Monday, the BCS National Championship featuring Florida State and Auburn University will mark the end of the confusing and controversial Bowl Championship Series. Dennis Dodd from CBS Sports speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about what this means for the future of NCAA football.
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Venture Capitalist Gets A Wild Idea: Try Out For The Olympics

Paul Bragiel is a successful venture capitalist in San Francisco. Early last year he realized he needed to participate in the Olympics at least once in his life. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Bragiel from Finland, where he's training to go from "chunky computer nerd" to Olympic cross-country skier.
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Football Fans Say Farewell To The Bowl Championship Series

As much as the BCS system was criticized for using statistics instead of actual playoffs, this year's matchups were pretty interesting. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with sports reporter Tom Goldman about the end of a college football tradition, NFL playoffs and the collision of football and politics.
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Skier Vies For A Spot On Team USA After Breaking Both Legs

Alice McKennis has a metal plate and 11 screws in her leg after breaking it in 30 places in March. She's had other injuries before that, but she says it gives her an edge over the competition. "To make the Olympics is extremely hard," she says, "so it takes a certain kind of toughness."

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