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For Some Marching Bands, Hazing Means Brutality

A story about violent hazing in the marching bands at historically black colleges and universities — HBCUs — detailed a problem, but no changes were made. So extreme has been the band torture at some schools that victims have had to be hospitalized.
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Green Bay Packers Stock Is Hot As Sale Begins

Shares cost $250 each and they're more like souvenirs than investments. But the team's fans are snapping them up.
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Green Bay Packers Sell Shares To Raise Cash

In a "down" economy, what investor would turn down a sure thing? Even if the stock they're buying is guaranteed not to go up in value? Talk to fans of the Green Bay Packers and you'll understand. The NFL team is ready to issue shares of the green and gold.
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College Football's Heisman Finalists: The All-Name Team, Starring Honey Badger

There's a little Luck, a lot of Ball and even a Honey Badger among the five finalists for college football's top individual honor, the Heisman Trophy. It'll be presented Saturday night in New York.
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Caps Look To SF Giants For 'Dynamic Ticketing' Model

What does the Caps' recent decision to go to 'dynamic ticketing' mean for fans? In some cases, lower ticket prices. 

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Sports: Basketball Rebounds; An NFL Implosion

The NBA comes back on Christmas, and the NFL marches on to week 13. Will Americans tune in to basketball late, and will the Packers reach the end of the season without a loss? Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the week's sports.
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Did Crosby's Concussion Impact NHL Rules?

A star in the NHL, Sidney Crosby has returned to the ice after a concussion put him out for nearly a year. Guy Raz talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about whether Crosby's injury has changed the way the NHL does business.

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