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Harbaugh, Schwartz And The Back Slap Heard 'Round The NFL

After 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh slapped Lions coach Jim Schwartz on the back following Sunday's game, things got kind of wild on the field. Watch the brouhaha.
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VIDEO: 100-Year-Old Man Finishes Toronto Marathon

Known as the "Turbaned Tornado," Indian-born British citizen Fauja Singh covered the 26.2 miles in just over 8 hours, 11 minutes. Among his training secrets: A diet of mainly tea, toast and curry.
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Cardinals Vs. Rangers: Which Team Will Win The World Series?

The Rangers are in the Series for the second time (the team lost to San Francisco in 2010). The Cardinals are there for the 18th time. St. Louis last won it all in 2006.
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Drivers Had Safety Concerns Before Race That Took Indy Champ's Life

The fiery 15-car pileup Sunday that killed two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was the type of disaster that drivers had been concerned about before the race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. They worried that too many cars were on the track.
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Indy Champ Wheldon Dies In Vegas Speedway Crash

Two-time Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed in the 15-car pileup — a blow to his family, fans and to the sport, which had looked to this series to build a new generation of audience and racers. Wheldon was 33. Three other drivers were hurt in the pileup during lap 13.
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Indy 500 Winner Dies After Massive Crash In Vegas

Dan Wheldon's car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup on lap 13, flew over another vehicle and landed in a catch fence just outside turn 2. Three other drivers, including championship contender Will Power, were hurt in the pileup.

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