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What's the truth about Sarah Palin, sportswoman?

Sports infuse Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's life.

Palin the hockey mom. Palin the wife of a four-time Iron Dog snowmachine champion. Palin the point guard for Wasilla High's 1982 state championship basketball team. Palin the sportscaster for Channel 2 news, Anchorage's NBC affiliate. Palin the fish slayer. Palin the hunter (and the only candidate on either presidential ticket who can field dress a moose).

Here are a few more sporting tidbits -- and a couple of myth-busters -- about Alaska's first female governor.

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