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Vikings' confident defense stifles Giants, sends team roaring back to playoffs

Vikings' confident defense stifles Giants, sends team roaring back to playoffs Source: ESPN Link: Vikings' confident defense stifles Giants, sends team roaring back to playoffs

Kobe's advice to younger self: Show compassion

Kobe's advice to younger self: Show compassion Source: ESPN Link: Kobe's advice to younger self: Show compassion

Kevin Durant gets aggressive as Thunder rally past Nuggets

Kevin Durant gets aggressive as Thunder rally past Nuggets Source: ESPN Link: Kevin Durant gets aggressive as Thunder rally past Nuggets

Vikings defense flexing its muscle against Giants

Vikings defense flexing its muscle against Giants Source: NFL Link: Vikings defense flexing its muscle against Giants

Don't look now, but Alex Smith is a pretty good QB

Don't look now, but Alex Smith is a pretty good QB Source: NFL Link: Don't look now, but Alex Smith is a pretty good QB

Benson: No plans to retire or sell Saints, Pelicans

Benson: No plans to retire or sell Saints, Pelicans Source: NFL Link: Benson: No plans to retire or sell Saints, Pelicans

NFL playoff picture: Patriots, Panthers still don't have home-field locked up

NFL playoff picture: Patriots, Panthers still don't have home-field locked up Source: ESPN Link: NFL playoff picture: Patriots, Panthers still don't have home-field locked up

Barnwell: The not-so-crazy Super Bowl hopes of the Chiefs

Barnwell: The not-so-crazy Super Bowl hopes of the Chiefs Source: NFL Link: Barnwell: The not-so-crazy Super Bowl hopes of the Chiefs

Colts' chances of making playoffs: Only about 3,300-to-1

Colts' chances of making playoffs: Only about 3,300-to-1 Source: NFL Link: Colts' chances of making playoffs: Only about 3,300-to-1

Clayton: Cardinals have case as NFL's top team

Clayton: Cardinals have case as NFL's top team Source: ESPN Link: Clayton: Cardinals have case as NFL's top team