By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Baltimore Ravens carried off the Lombardi Trophy. Their beaten opponent has a better chance of doing it next season.
One game is a rematch. The other might feel like one _ at least to one of the teams.
Here come the big boys.
The Houston Texans are heading back to New England, where their season began to unravel.
Billy Cundiff, sporting a crisp new white No. 6 jersey, had an impressive first day of practice with the San Francisco 49ers while kicking alongside struggling veteran David Akers as coach Jim Harbaugh closely watched.
Barry Cofield stood near one corner of the victorious Washington Redskins' locker room shortly after midnight Monday morning and served a few helpings of perspective.
That dull roar still rumbling between your ears a day later is not your imagination.
Fueled by their deafening home crowd, the Seattle Seahawks locked up a spot in the postseason Sunday night.
Under normal circumstances, Seattle's CenturyLink Field rocks from the noise of the 12th Man.
A nine-game winning streak has Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on top of the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings for the first time.
The San Francisco 49ers turned a nearly historic collapse into a stunning victory and a playoff berth.
It wasn't that long ago when Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was worried about overwhelming rookie quarterback Russell Wilson with too much information.
Knees bent and arms moving in rhythm, defensive end Chris Long shimmied around the St. Louis Rams locker room, imitating John Travolta's dance moves from "Pulp Fiction" as owner Stan Kroenke made the rounds shaking hands.
Tight end Delanie Walker arrives at work at 6 a.m. each day, and Colin Kaepernick always beats him to 49ers headquarters.