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NFL To Kick Off Exciting Playoff Weekend

The NFL kicks off an exciting weekend of games Saturday when it starts its playoffs. Meanwhile, there's big news in the sport that most of the rest of the world calls football. Fox television is making a major play to air more soccer games in this country, including an English Premier League game before the Super Bowl. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks with Robert Siegel about the news in both kinds of football.
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Penn State Ready To Name New Football Coach, ESPN Says

The school has reportedly chosen New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien to be its next head football coach and the man who will try to rebuild a program that was rocked last fall by a scandal that cost coach Joe Paterno the job
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Denver Reconsiders The Olympics Despite Dumping 1976 Games

After seeking and winning the right to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, the city backed out. Now, a committee is exploring whether to make a bid for the 2022 Winter Games.
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VIDEO: 90-Yard GOALLL! For American Keeper Tim Howard

The Everton goalie scored from about 90 yards away last night when his clearing kick bounced over the head of Bolton's Adam Bogdan.
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Why The BCS Is The Holy Roman Empire Of Sport

The Bowl Championship Series climaxes Tuesday, with a game in New Orleans between Louisiana State and Alabama. But should the winner really be called the national champion? Just think how other sports would look if they were run by the BCS.

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