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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.

Tebow, Tailgating, And Team Loyalty: Why The NFL Needs Nice Guys More Than Ever

Tim Tebow and Peyton Manning have two things in common: they're guys who inspire a lot of personal loyalty from fans who have increasingly complicated relationships with NFL teams.

U.S. Sprinter Gatlin Aims For Olympics After Doping Ban

David Greene speaks with American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has returned to the track after a four-year doping ban. He wants to run in the Summer Olympics.

A Nation Stands Together For A Fallen Soccer Player

Last weekend, English soccer fans were looking forward to a sporting feast. They ended up taking part in a nationwide communal vigil, focused on an African-born player's fight for life.