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Maryland Just Fourth State To Host Two NFL Playoff Games

On Sunday, Maryland will play playoff host to both the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens — just the fourth time a state has ever had the honor to host two NFL playoff games.

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Olympic Cyclist Dies After Being Hit By Taxi In South Africa

Burry Stander, one of the world's elite mountain bikers, was killed Thursday as he rode his bike in his native South Africa. Stander, 25, a two-time Olympian who placed fifth in his event at the London 2012 Olympics, was reportedly struck by a taxi van as he rode near his home in Shelley Beach.
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In NFL Football, As In Hollywood, Does Anybody Know Anything?

When coaches are getting fired left and right based on fewer games in a whole season than a baseball team plays in the playoffs, how much does anybody really know in the NFL?
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Countdown To Super Bowl: Playoffs Set To Begin

David Greene talks to Hall of Fame Quarterback Joe Theisman about the upcoming NFL playoffs in what has been a spectacular year for quarterbacks. Theisman was a Super Bowl champion with the Washington Redskins.
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D.C. Mayor Gray And Seattle Mayor Bet On Playoff Game

Washington's game against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday has a lot riding on it... for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

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Playing To Win: The D.C. Sled Sharks

We head out on the ice with the D.C. Sled Sharks: a hockey team for kids who play hard, love to win and just happen to use a wheelchair.

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On Ray Lewis' Retirement, Some Media Fail To Mention 2000 Murder Case

Star NFL linebacker Ray Lewis announced that he will retire when his team's season ends, prompting many reports about his career and legacy — and little mention of Lewis' role in a murder case in 2000.

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