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NFL 2012Steve Young is right: The NFL will win the referee lockout, no matter how much you complain.
The Rarest Play in the NFLLast night was probably the closest we’ll ever get to a Super Bowl fair-catch kick.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
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Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
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Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.