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Blogging Teacher To Return To Work

After a brief suspension, a Pennsylvania teacher will be returning to work at the same high school whose students, faculty, and administrators she criticized in blog posts.
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Breaking Down The New NFL Labor Agreement

The lockout has ended, and NFL players are finally in training camp under a new deal with the league. We look at exactly what the players and owners agreed to.

  • Value of touchdowns has been increased by 10 percent, making them now worth 6.6 points
  • Undrafted free agents may now be referred to as “football-playing things” and “hunks of meat”
  • Tom Brady gets extra $75.91 out of new CBA
  • Schedule remains 16 games, but there will be two additional preseason games that count toward regular-season record
  • Teams are permitted and encouraged to terminate one player named Ray Lewis within the next 10 days
  • Nobody going to bother with whatever revenue Jacksonville Jaguars manage to collect
  • Really, neither side is ever going to feel like it’s making enough, so just expect to pay $65 for your favorite team's official T-shirt
  • Rookies will no longer be paid
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