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Coke Plans Courtside Ads Targeting Lin Fans In China

New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin went from bench-warmer to basketball superstar in the space of a few months, and global brands are trying to capitalize on the excitement. Coca-Cola now plans to use Lin's popularity to connect with Chinese consumers. Ilya Marritz of WNYC reports.
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Analysis: No. 2 Seed Lady Terps Eye Sweet 16

The only area team still in the midst of March Madness is the ladies of University of Maryland. Washington Post sports columnist Gene Wang talks about their chances against the defending champs on Sunday.


Preview Of Women's Basketball 'Sweet Sixteen'

Audie Cornish talks with Tom Goldman about the women's NCAA basketball tournament. The field has been narrowed down to 16 teams.

NFL Suspends Saints Coach, Tebow 'Jets' To NY

The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season. It's fallout from the bounty scandal, in which players were paid bonuses for injuring opponents. Robert Siegel talks with Mike Pesca about Payton and news that former Denver quarterback Tim Tebow is headed to the New York Jets.

Athletic Quarterbacks Challenge Pocket Passers

Agile quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Tim Tebow and Robert Griffin III are gaining ground on traditional players who sit in the pocket, timing the perfect pass. NPR correspondent Mike Pesca and Super Bowl-winning QB Joe Theismann talk about how quarterbacks and the game of football have changed.

NFL Slams Saints Over 'Bountygate;' Coach Suspended For 2012 Season

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been "suspended for one season without pay for his involvement in the team's bounty program," reports. Gregg Williams, the assistant who ran the program, has been suspended indefinitely.