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Preview Of Women's Basketball 'Sweet Sixteen'

Audie Cornish talks with Tom Goldman about the women's NCAA basketball tournament. The field has been narrowed down to 16 teams.
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NFL Suspends Saints Coach, Tebow 'Jets' To NY

The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season. It's fallout from the bounty scandal, in which players were paid bonuses for injuring opponents. Robert Siegel talks with Mike Pesca about Payton and news that former Denver quarterback Tim Tebow is headed to the New York Jets.
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Athletic Quarterbacks Challenge Pocket Passers

Agile quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Tim Tebow and Robert Griffin III are gaining ground on traditional players who sit in the pocket, timing the perfect pass. NPR correspondent Mike Pesca and Super Bowl-winning QB Joe Theismann talk about how quarterbacks and the game of football have changed.
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NFL Slams Saints Over 'Bountygate;' Coach Suspended For 2012 Season

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been "suspended for one season without pay for his involvement in the team's bounty program," NFL.com reports. Gregg Williams, the assistant who ran the program, has been suspended indefinitely.
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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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