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Love Him Or Hate Him, Tim Tebow Owns Denver

Denver is buzzing about quarterback Tim Tebow and the resurgent Denver Broncos. This Sunday's match-up between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos is expected to be one of the most-watched NFL games of the season. Tebow has drawn attention for the public display of his Christian faith.
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Dominique Dawes, Olympian To Health Advocate

Dawes is the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal in gymnastics. Now at age 35, she's dedicated to helping others maintain healthy lifestyles. She speaks with host Michel Martin about her career, and how families can handle the challenges that face their student-athletes.
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Look, Ma, I'm In The End Zone!

Frank Deford asks, is it time to seek a restraining order against football's end zone follies? The seemingly endless victory celebrations now seem to follow just about any big play.
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Sandusky Waives Right To Preliminary Hearing

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky appeared in court Tuesday. It was expected to be an emotional day as his alleged victims were slated to detail the sexual abuse. But Sandusky's attorney waived the preliminary hearing. The decision stopped the victims from telling their side of the story — for now.
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Update: Sandusky Waives Right To Preliminary Hearing

Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky says he's innocent. Authorities have charged him with more than 50 counts involving the alleged sexual abuse of at least 10 boys.
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Sandusky Scandal Casts Pall On Central Pa. School

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky will be in court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing in his child sex abuse case. But the scandal isn't confined to the university. A high school and town, 35 miles away, are facing questions too.
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Baylor's Griffin Wins Heisman

Robert Griffin III is the first Baylor player to ever win the Heisman. In a year full of scandals in college sports, the win for Griffin — a dean's list student and son of two retired Army sergeants — delivers a much-needed shot in the arm to the public image of the NCAA, says Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation.

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