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What smart fans should do this week
NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS
Who's Gonna Stop 'Em Now?
On a weekend when other favorites fell hard at home, the Steelers rolled past the Chargers and on to an epic third showdown with the archrival Ravens. At stake: a trip to Super Bowl XLIII
Bringing the Hurt
On the Ravens' emotion-charged run to the title game, battle-tested wideout Derrick Mason leads by example
Do You Believe?
Two more wins by the Eagles will turn Philly into a most unlikely Titletown—but first these Giant killers have a date with destiny in Arizona
Out of the Desert
The perennially woeful Cardinals are riding a wave of renewed intensity all the way to their first NFC title game
BCS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Get Used To It
Youthful Florida stuffed Oklahoma to win its second BCS title in three years, and with a coach who's winning the recruiting battles in his talent-rich state, the Gators have built a program to last
PRO BASKETBALL
The Power of One
Sure, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have their teams atop the standings, but what Dwyane Wade has done is no less impressive: single-handedly lift the Heat into playoff contention
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Champaign Dreams
An atypical power forward and a pass-happy cast of unselfish teammates have made Illinois this season's most surprising team in the nation's most surprising conference
THE AUDACITY OF HOOPS
The Audacity of Hoops
If there's any one reason Barack Obama was elected president, it might just be this: As a boy he began playing basketball, and he never stopped
Inside
Bullish Bears
Cal is ready for a run at its first Pac-10 championship—if it can end its streak of futility against Bay Area rival Stanford
Two for "1"
A pair of very different prospects are vying to become the next top draft pick. The choice: offense or defense?
Point After
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