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How a broom-breaking incident broke curling's sacred code of conduct - Feb 6, 2014

They may call it the Roaring Game, but when it comes to curling in its heartland of Saskatchewan, players and fans alike are expected to contain their emotions during play. Find out why some say Canada's most dignified game is on the rocks.

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