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Patriots Stomp Broncos, But There's More

It was quite a day for NFL fans Saturday. It started with a close game and ended with a decidedly un-close game. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about those contests and Sunday's games.
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Sports: Hopefuls Battle For NFL Glory

The NFL playoffs are well under way. Eight teams are still standing, but two will be sent home on Saturday. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine joins host Scott Simon to discuss the latest news in sports.
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Eddie George Trades Touchdowns For Togas

The Heisman Trophy-winning football player has moved from the field to the stage. He's pursuing an acting career and plays the title role in Julius Caesar at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.
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NBA Starts Its Season Late

Due to labor disputes, the NBA started its season later than usual this year. But it's still playing about the same amount of games. For more, Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis.
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Top Athlete In New Olympic Sport Injured

One of the top athletes in the new Olympic sport of ski halfpipe is in critical condition in a Utah hospital. Canadian Sarah Burke, 29, was injured when she fell during a training run in Park City, Utah, earlier this week. Burke is considered a pioneer in a sport where competitors on skis do the same tricks and flips that snowboarders do — all in a super-sized halfpipe.
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'Washington Post' Touts First Extensive Post-Scandal Interview With Paterno

The newspaper plans to report Saturday about what the former Penn State football coach has to say concerning the scandal involving one of his former assistants. It cost Paterno his job.
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NFL Playoffs Resume With 4 Weekend Games

Tim Tebow will lead the Denver Broncos against the New England Patriots in the marquee game Saturday night. TV ratings for this game could go through the roof.

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