The Week In Sports – Week Of January 12, 2013

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Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products

A study has found that a group of 16 major food companies including Kraft and Coca-Cola cut a total of 6.4 trillion calories from their products between 2007 and 2012, far exceeding their pledge to slash 1.5 trillion calories by 2015.

Study: 80 Percent Of Super Bowl Ads Don't Boost Sales

A new study by advertising research firm Communicus found that 4 in 5 commercials that air during the Super Bowl don't increase sales of the product, an outcome researchers attribute in part to advertisers focusing more on telling a story than promoting a...
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The Week In Sports – Week Of January 12, 2013

Home Crowd Disagrees With Ref’s Call But Respects His Decision
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Offensive Lineman Opens Up Massive Hole In His Frontal Cortex
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Grantland Game Recap Completely Omits Influence Of ‘NYPD Blue’ On Modern Ensemble Dramas
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Pee-Wee Hockey Player Wishes Dad Cared Enough To Fight At Games
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Defense Needs To Be More Physical, Reports Man Slumped On Couch For Past 5 Hours
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BREAKING: Producers Assume Shannon Sharpe Doing Highlights Right Now
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