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The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are on NBC one year from today!
From The Last Word:
As the Superdome went dark, Twitter lit up. Blackout jokes were the instant vogue.”In hindsight,” tweeted Nick Toplass, “maybe installing the clapper was a bad idea.”
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From Martin Bashir:
President Obama may love football as a fan, but he said he would have to “think long and hard” before allowing his son to strap on a helmet and lower his shoulder.
Batter up! Taft to join Nationals’ mascot dash
“Yes.” “Yes.” “Yes.” Did Lance Armstrong take performance-enhancing drugs? Use banned substances including blood-boosting EPO? Transfuse his own blood? Use testosterone, cortisone and human growth hormone? Did he cheat in all seven Tour de France wins? Oprah Winfrey opened her interview of the disgraced cyclist with a series of yes-or-no questions. He copped to the charges. He can never again play the innocent.
From the gridiron to the courthouse, the battle over Penn State football continues. Governor Tom Corbett is suing the NCAA over sanctions handed down to the school following a sex abuse scandal that rocked State College last year. In June, former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse involving 10 boys over a 15-year span. He was sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison.
The New York Giants didn’t score any touchdowns on Sunday, so receiver Victor Cruz didn’t get the chance he wanted to point to the sky and do his trademark end-zone salsa dance in memory of a special fan. Cruz had handwritten messages to “My Hero” and “R.I.P. Jack Pinto” on his shoes and gloves. The parents of Jack Pinto, 6, one of the Newtown massacre victims, had told reporters that their little boy adored the Giants star receiver.
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From Morning Joe:
It happened just Monday night, and it’s already being called one of “…the wildest finishes in modern NFL history,” and it’s leading many (if not most) to call for an end to the NFL referee lockout.
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Pat Summitt - A legend steps down