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After The Knee Is Fixed, How Long Before The Player Returns?

Figuring out when an athlete with damaged knee ligaments can get back in action is an inexact art at best. Doctors have various ways to mend a busted knee, but the results, like car mileage, can vary.
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Football Playoffs Are Moneymakers For NFL, Advertisers

Just after a heavy weekend of football, Steve Inskeep talks to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal about the business of the NFL in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
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Martin O'Malley And Colorado Governor Bet On Playoff Game

A trip to the AFC title game isn't the only thing on the line when the Baltimore Ravens take on the Denver Broncos Saturday.

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Making Sense Of The NFL Playoffs

Host Scott Simon talks to NPR's Tom Goldman about the NFL playoffs and how this exciting time of year for football fans has been somewhat overshadowed by talk of concussions.
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NBA Star Aims To Inspire Young Readers With 'Slam Dunk'

New York Knicks captain Amar'e "STAT" Stoudemire is a six-time All-Star, an education activist and the author of three books for middle-schoolers. In his latest release, an injury helps an 11-year-old STAT learn lessons both on and off the court.
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Gun Control Reform Possible Without NRA Support?

Vice President Joe Biden met with members of the National Rifle Association and other supporters of gun rights yesterday. But what will come of the talks? Host Michel Martin checks in on that and more with the 'Barbershop' guys.

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