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The Score On Sports With Frank Deford

Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman drives the Army's No. 39 NASCAR race car through the garage area at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18. Congress recently voted down an amendment that would have prevented the Army from spending $7 million to sponsor the car. Alex Menendez/AP hide caption

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Owner Daniel Snyder of the Washington Redskins walks the sidelines before a game against the Houston Texans. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the U.S. Figure Skating Team pose at Idlewild International Airport in New York before boarding a Sabena jet to Brussels, Feb. 14, 1961, on their way to the World Championships in Prague. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the airport at Brussels, killing all onboard. Matty Zimmerman/AP hide caption

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Arlington, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, will host Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium (above) on Feb. 6. Dallas hopes its existing sports infrastructure will help the city win the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in happier times, as he watches from the sideline during the first quarter of an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Jets. Bill Kostroun/AP hide caption

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Rex Ryan: The Future Of Coaching?

The New York Jets may have lost their playoff game, but they won't be forgotten — largely thanks to their coach, Rex Ryan.

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Torn ACL injuries, like this one suffered by Stanford point guard JJ Hones in 2008, can have long-term consequences. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle speaks at a press conference before Super Bowl XXII in 1988. Rozelle was commissioner of the league from January 1960 to November 1989. Rick Stewart/Getty Images hide caption

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Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor plays against Michigan during an NCAA college football game.  Pryor and four of his teammates have been suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for "accepting improper benefits." Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

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Bud Greenspan poses for a portrait during the USOC Olympic Media Summit on Oct. 10, 2005, at the Antlers Hilton hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Greenspan, 84, died on Christmas Day of complications from Parkinson's disease. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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Sylvester Stallone at the premiere of The Expendables in Los Angeles in August. Stallone was selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum earlier this month. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Soaring Above The Rest: The Connecticut Huskies have a chance to tie UCLA's 88-game winning streak Sunday. UConn senior Maya Moore (top) averages 24 points a game for the Huskies. Jessica Hill/FR125654 AP hide caption

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Marvin Miller (right), shown here at a 1976 press conference, served as executive director of the Major League Players Association from 1966 to 1982. Miller has been passed over several times by the Baseball Hall of Fame. A group of former players has started a website honoring Miller. Suzanne Vlamis/AP hide caption

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Ballroom Blitz: Former NFL running back Emmitt Smith won the 2006 Dancing With the Stars competition with his partner, Cheryl Burke. "With Emmitt, it's all about business with him. He wants to practice eight hours a day. He's a hard worker. And you know, we just get on with it," Burke told CNN's Larry King in Nov. 2006. Adam Larkey/AP hide caption

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