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10 Years After '02 Winter Games, Salt Lake Considers Another Olympics

The city is exploring a bid for the 2022 Winter Games. It has the advantage of extensive and specialized facilities. But Olympic officials may want to give another place a chance.
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For Love And The Game, A Star Shines In Delaware

Four years ago, Elena Delle Donne was the top basketball recruit in the country. But Delle Donne walked away from an elite college program — so she could be with her severely disabled sister and the rest of their family. Now she's the best college player in America.
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Like Punk Rockers, Sabre Fencers Are 'Kind Of Crazy'

There are three weapons in fencing: epee, foil and sabre. Mariel Zagunis is the best woman in sabre, winning Olympic gold medals in 2004 and 2008. Zangunis says sabre fencers are the "punk rockers" of her sport — they are aggressive, explosive and a little crazy.
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N.Y. Giants Lead Parade As Super Bowl Champs

For the second time in four years, New Yorkers celebrated a Super Bowl win by the Giants with a tickertape parade through Manhattan's "Canyon of Heroes" on Tuesday.
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Ticker-Tape Sure Sounds Better Than 'Recycled Unprinted Newspaper' Parade

What began as an impish prank by office boys in 1866, who threw spools of paper out of windows to celebrate the dedication of the Statue of Liberty, has evolved over the years. Now, that's recycled paper floating down on the New York Giants.
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Supermodel Wife Defends Brady's Passing Skills

On Sunday, the New England Patriots lost to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl. The wife of defeated quarterback Tom Brady. supermodel Gisele Bundchen, complained about receivers dropping his passes.

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