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NFL DOWN TO FINAL FOUR
Did you catch the end of the Titans-Steelers game? Did I miss a meeting? Is overtime now best-two-out-of-three field goals?
Tampa Bay routed San Francisco. Now the Buccaneers have two objectives before Sunday's NFC championship: 1) Make sure Brad Johnson is healthy, 2) Bribe God to heat Veterans Stadium to at least 41 degrees.
Forty-Niners cornerback Ahmed Plummer left the game with a dislocated shoulder. The trainer said he hadn't seen a separation like that since Plummer tried to cover Amani Toomer.
Oakland easily took care of the Jets 30-10. By the end of the third quarter there were only 10,000 guys left in Network Associates Coliseum dressed like Darth Vader.
Meanwhile, more bad news for the Saints. They had such a poor finish, New Orleans lost home field for Mardi Gras.
Denver's Clinton Portis was named the AP's NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. And Giants TE Jeremy Shockey received a new honor, Most Likely to End Up Working for Vince McMahon.
DENNIS RODMAN ARRESTED IN NEWPORT BEACH
Also in basketball, Kobe Bryant set an NBA record with 12 three-pointers, including nine in a row, in the Lakers' win over Seattle. It's all part of Phil Jackson's new trey-angle offense.