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Super Bowl Will Be A Family Affair: Harbaugh Brothers' Ravens, 49ers To Clash

Baltimore, coached by John Harbaugh, will play Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco team in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3. Teams coached by brothers have never before met in the NFL's championship.

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Former Orioles Manager Earl Weaver Dies At 82

Legendary Orioles manager Earl Weaver died Friday night at the age of 82.

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In Sports, Championships And Fallen Champions

Host Scott Simon speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN about the playoff games for the NFL and AFC championships this weekend, Manti Te'o's fake girlfirend and cyclist Lance Armstrong's admission of doping.
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Getting Personal, Armstrong Recounts Difficult Talk With His Kids

Armstrong turns emotional when he recalls how he had to explain to his children that the allegations against him were true.
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With One Playoff Game Remaining, New England Patriots Favored To Win Super Bowl

Conference playoffs this weekend determine who will go to the Super Bowl in New Orleans. Mike Pesca talks to Audie Cornish about the games and which team is favored to win it all on Feb. 3.
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More Tears For Notre Dame's 'Fake Tragedy' Than A Real Girl's Death?

Those who have been pushing for the university to take more action about reports of football players sexually assaulted young women are asking why so much attention was given to the story of star Manti Te'o's fictitious girlfriend.
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Te'o Spoke Of 'Girlfriend' As If She Existed After He Supposedly Learned Of Hoax

Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's story of a girlfriend who died last September broke his fan's hearts. This week, he said she never existed and that he had been duped into believing the woman he was having an "online relationship" with was real. But many questions and contradictions remain.
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Livestrong 'Disappointed' By Lance Armstrong, But Still Grateful To Him

The cancer charity the cyclist helped found says it is disheartening to hear, finally, Armstrong say that he misled everyone about the doping he now admits. But it also thanks him for the "drive, devotion and spirit he brought to serving cancer patients."

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