Matt Ryan, Mike Smith not ready to see end to Falcons partnership

...of respect for him."Ryan doesn't deny the disappointment of the past two years. Since falling 10 yards shy of the Super Bowl two seasons ago, the Falcons are 10-21, but Ryan refuses to apologize that they're in position to win the division...

NFL domestic violence is top sports story of 2014

...much for Peyton Manning's Denver offense. The Seahawks flustered and flattened the Broncos with a 43-8 victory in the Super Bowl, when the weather cooperated outdoors in New Jersey.10. SOCHI OLYMPICS: The Sochi Olympics opened amid fears of...

Seahawks rout Cardinals on the road

...and could clinch the NFC West and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a win - possibly all the way to the Super Bowl back here in February.The Seahawks, arguably the NFL's hottest team, would inch closer to winning the NFC West...

Nine Broncos, two Falcons selected for NFL's Pro Bowl in January

...in Glendale, Ariz., site of the Super Bowl.Tony Romo will be going for the...selected and it's an honor."The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were...Pro Bowl will be held prior to the Super Bowl for the sixth consecutive year...

More teams earn NFL playoff berths with victories

...prime time. That would also give Arizona home-field advantage throughout the conference playoffs.And remember, the Super Bowl will be played in the Cardinals' stadium Feb. 1. DOLPHINS: After Miami's 37-35 victory over Minnesota, owner...

Smiles warranted for some, frowns and 'woe is us' for others

...their faithful should, well, keep the faith heading into the postseason.Then there are the two favorites for the Super Bowl, the defending champion Seahawks (11-4) and the AFC East winners, the Patriots (11-3).A little more than...

NFL playoff qualifiers have something to play for in final week of regular season

...the drama of the schedule's final week has been removed.Think again.All nine of the teams already qualified for the Super Bowl chase have something to play for on Sunday.Start with the defending league champion Seahawks (11-4). Excluding...

Falcons' Matt Ryan isn't feeling added pressure about facing rival Saints

...your best when Sunday rolls around."Ryan and the Falcons are 9-21 since finishing the 2012 season 10 yards shy of the Super Bowl, and it doesn't figure to get any easier this week. Atlanta is 1-5 at the Superdome under coach Mike Smith and...

Ex-UGA star Charles Grant fired for hitting student

...first-round pick out of Georgia by the New Orleans Saints in 2002. He played on the Saints' defensive line when they won the Super Bowl in 2009.His NFL career ended after a two-week stint with Chicago in 2010.

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. creates buzz with one-handed catch

...replay of that Odell Beckman Jr. catch. OMG that was sick."Cusack compared it to David Tyree's helmet grab in the Super Bowl and Lynn Swann's diving reception in an earlier Super Bowl.Beckham, however, does it every day in practice and...