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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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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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