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Vikings Shock Saints on Last-Second Touchdown by Stefon Diggs

Source: NY TIMES

MINNEAPOLIS — About an hour and a half before his playoff debut, Minnesota quarterback Case Keenum came bounding out of the tunnel at U.S. Bank Stadium, a bundle of kinetic energy, pumping fists and slapping hands and bumping chests. He anticipated feeling nervous – always is, he said last week – but a good nervous, an excited nervous, a carpe-diem kind of nervous.

He had been waiting his entire peripatetic career for a moment like the one that came Sunday, when Keenum had 25 seconds left to rescue his defense, to demonstrate that his remarkable season was more revelation than fluke, to lift the trailing Vikings – and a fan base grated by playoff despair – to victory against the New Orleans Saints.

On the final play, Keenum flung the ball downfield, in the general direction of Stefon Diggs, who jumped, caught it, and sped untouched down the sideline. The Fox television brodcast panned to Keenum, who kept saying, “Oh, my god,” after Minnesota escaped with a 29-24 victory, preserving its bid to become the first team to play a Super Bowl in its home stadium.

Plenty of fans departed, numbed by the cumulative anguish produced by years of field goals that had gone against the Vikings, after Wil Lutz drilled a go-ahead 43-yarder that sent Saints personnel in the press box exclaiming that they were headed to the N.F.C. championship game next Sunday in Philadelphia.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/sports/vikings-stefon-diggs-saints.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fsports&action=click&contentCollection=sports®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront



This game was an instant classic.

Dr. Strangelove and the Bomb



Given what happened in Hawaii I thought a little humor was needed.

Georgia special elections

Does anyone know the results of the spacial state house elections in Georgia tonight.
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