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Tebow, Tailgating, And Team Loyalty: Why The NFL Needs Nice Guys More Than Ever

Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning have two things in common: they're guys who inspire a lot of personal loyalty from fans who have increasingly complicated relationships with NFL teams.
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U.S. Sprinter Gatlin Aims For Olympics After Doping Ban

David Greene speaks with American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has returned to the track after a four-year doping ban. He wants to run in the Summer Olympics.
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A Nation Stands Together For A Fallen Soccer Player

Last weekend, English soccer fans were looking forward to a sporting feast. They ended up taking part in a nationwide communal vigil, focused on an African-born player's fight for life.
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Americans Hit The Brakes On NASCAR

NASCAR spent millions of dollars researching how to get people more interested in the sport, but Americans' love affair with cars isn't what it used to be.
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The Rodeo Circuit: Bucking Bulls And Broken Bones

It's rodeo season across the country. Fans will pack stands to watch bucking broncos, raging bulls and barrel racing. For the participants, it's a natural high. But it can be also dangerous. Cowboys and cowgirls often get injured, sometimes seriously.
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Peyton Manning Reaches Deal With Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning's $96 million, five year contract has Denver fans excited, though many are sad to see Tim Tebow pushed aside.

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