Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.
Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics.
Less than six feet was all the Seattle Seahawks needed to change the tenor of where they stood compared to the rest of the NFC.
The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.
Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
The Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Seattle Seahawks on fourth down three times late in the fourth quarter Sunday, holding on for a tense 24-20 victory in a matchup of playoff contenders.
No fewer than five games pit teams with solid Super Bowl aspirations, including matchups of division leaders New England and Indianapolis, Detroit and Arizona.
And so it begins. A seven-game gauntlet that will decide whether or not the defending Super Bowl champs make it back to playoffs. It is the toughest remaining schedule in the NFL that includes the 49ers and Cardinals twice.
The Seahawks have a dominant ground game led by Marshawn Lynch, the Chiefs a potent ground attack led by Jamaal Charles. Both teams have stingy defenses, mobile quarterbacks and rosters not made up of high-priced acquisitions but of unheralded and late-round draft picks.
Dynamic receivers are making their mark this season - and not just for their creative (some might say over-the-top) celebrations. The passers get the pub much of the time, so here's some love for the guys grabbing those throws.
Russell Wilson is doing plenty to help Seattle during its three-game win streak. Even when the Seahawks' offensive priority has been focused on running the football.