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Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

The Hockey News says you put the device under one of the legs of your couch, and it receives signals from your TV. If there's one of those brutal hits on screen, you will be jolted by your couch.
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Snowed-Out Buffalo Bills To Play N.Y. Jets In Detroit

The Bills were to play at home on Sunday against the Jets. The NFL moved the game to Monday night after Buffalo got walloped by a snowstorm., and the two teams will face off in Detroit.
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FIFA To Review World Cup Corruption Report

The decision reopens for scrutiny the mechanism by which Russia and Qatar were awarded the tournament in 2018 and 2022. The two countries were cleared last week of corruption in their winning bids.
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Quoteable: Thoughts On The Washington Football Team's Name

The Public Insight Network asked people nationwide about the name "Redskins." Hundreds responded, and here are some of their thoughts.

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Outside Of The Games, Are Sports Corrupt?

Commentator Frank Deford discusses some recent sports-related scandals, including the abuse of young swimmers by their coaches, and fake classes created for college athletes.
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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson Without Pay

The NFL says Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended, without pay for the rest of the 2014 season. Peterson pleaded no contest to a felony charge after he injured his 4-year-old son while whipping him with a switch. The players union says it will appeal the decision.
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Giancarlo Stanton Earns Record $325 Million Contract With Marlins

The outfielder's deal goes a long way toward ingratiating owner Jeffrey Loria into the hearts of fans. Robert Siegel talks to Manny Navarro, a sports reporter for the The Miami Herald.
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FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Over 2018, 2022 Soccer World Cup Bidding

Soccer's governing body said assets may have been transferred to Switzerland in connection with the bids. Just days ago, FIFA cleared eventual winners Russia and Qatar of corruption.
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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For At Least Remainder Of 2014 Season

Peterson, who pleaded no contest in a child abuse case, said he would appeal the decision. The Players Union, on his behalf, said the punishment was "arbitrary."
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Man Gets 8 Months In Jail After Driving VW Hatchback Onto Race Track

The prank might represent a daydream of many would-be racers. But it also proved why such dreams should be pursued with both care and the proper equipment.

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