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  • The Packers lost twice by field goals in overtime, twice by field goals in the last 10 seconds of the fourth quarter, and twice by four points, with both of those four-point losses coming on the road with quarterback Aaron Rodgers injured.

    Green Bay May Be the Greatest Six-Loss Team

  • In a 109-97 loss at Minnesota six days earlier, Washington was unable to hold a four-point lead in the final six minutes.

    Another chance for a road victory

  • The Eagles ended the season holding opponents to just 66.1 points a game, a four-point improvement over 2008-09.

    Boston College - Team Notes

  • Harrison's rumbling return along the right sideline turned a potential four-point deficit into a 10-point halftime lead.

    Breaking down Super Bowl XLIII quarter-by-quarter

  • The new SurveyUSA result for the California Senate race shows Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina by three points (46% to 43%), a slightly narrower margin than her roughly four-point lead on our standard trend lines (47.9% to 43.5%).

    California Governor: Two New Polls Confirm Brown Rebound

  • Four Bruins notched four-point nights in the rout.

    Bruins 6, Islanders 3

  • The ministers of the military (not, one should point out, subordinate to the civilian government; in contrast, civilian government officials who opposed the policies espoused by the military were frequently assassinated) favored a “four-point” plan.

    War Crimes, Past and Present

  • Elsewhere, a new Rasmussen automated survey in Washington shows Republican Dino Rossi with four-point advantages over Democratic Senator Patty Murray (49% to 46%).

    Two New York Polls Give Gillibrand And Cuomo Big Leads

  • James hit an awkward fadeaway buzzer-beating 3-pointer to end the third quarter which gave the Heat a crucial four-point lead which proved to be a turning point in the game.

    Defense, Yes Defense, Leads Miami Over Dallas

  • "However, despite the four-point drop in consumers' general view of the economic situation over the next 12 months, there has been a small improvement in how they view their own financial situations, indicating people are starting to adapt to the austere economic climate."

    Consumer confidence tumbles amid debt crises and market upheaval

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