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Take A Suspension And Then Take the Field

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Leland Melvin with his dogs, Jake and Scout. "I snuck them into NASA to get this picture," Melvin says. Courtesy of Leland Melvin hide caption

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From Touchdowns To Takeoff: Engineer-Athlete Soared To Space

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Boyd Dowler of the Green Bay Packers grabs a Bart Starr touchdown pass in the NFL championship game on Dec. 31, 1967. The "Ice Bowl," played in frigid temperatures, was won by the Packers 21-17. AP hide caption

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As Dallas Comes To Town, Green Bay Remembers Historic 'Ice Bowl'

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks with Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones, as the team warms up before Sunday's NFL playoff game against the Detroit Lions. Brandon Wade/AP hide caption

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