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Topic - Super Bowl
Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
The team announced the decision one day after the Texans lost 27-20 at Jacksonville, a stunning fall for a team that expected to make a Super Bowl run. Houston played miserably and was flagged 14 times for a franchise-record 177 yards.
As Texas residents prepared for what one hardware store manager called "Ice Friday," schools started canceling classes and thousands of shoppers jammed store aisles to buy milk, pet food and other supplies.
Let the NFL worry how its fans will handle a cold weather Super Bowl in New Jersey.
It's been a rough couple of weeks for NFL officials.
The defending Super Bowl champions are riding their first winning streak since September, a two-game run that has put them atop the scramble for the AFC's second wild-card slot. Baltimore and Miami are both 6-6, but the Ravens own the tiebreaker by virtue of their 26-23 victory over the Dolphins in October.
Three-quarters of the way to the NFL playoffs, the Texans and Falcons have taken charge _ of the chase for the top overall draft pick.
Danica Patrick traditionally winds down each season with a series of interviews designed to reflect on the past year and look ahead at what's next for one of the most recognizable figures in sports.
A game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens usually features hard hits, flying helmets and a pivotal play in the final minutes. The clash between these AFC North rivals on Thursday night had all that — and so much more.
Whether you're on a beer run, a bathroom break or just can't find a good seat at a packed party, there will be ways to keep tabs on the upcoming Super Bowl.
Although the matchup isn't quite what everyone expected it to be seven months ago, there's still a lot at stake for both the 49ers and Redskins.
Joe Flacco threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones, Justin Tucker kicked four field goals and the Ravens shut down the sputtering offense of the New York Jets in a 19-3 victory Sunday.
On top of their games last season, their first as starting quarterbacks, a variety of circumstances have conspired to test each player's aspirations over the past several months. Those issues have fueled in-depth examinations of their performance in a season in which it seemed certain they would ascend to superstardom.
Both young QBs Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III emerged last season with a blast of success. This season, little has come easy.