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Cowboys enjoy ending, but will they have more?

The two-touchdown rally Sunday wasn't new to this year's Cowboys, but it was by far the most significant.

Peyton Manning, Brandon Marshall return to Broncos practice

UPDATE: Rams owner Kroenke planning NFL stadium in Los Angeles County

The plan will add to pressure on St. Louis to either strike a deal for a new stadium or watch the team return to Southern California, where it played from 1946 to 1994.

Saints sack leader arrested in domestic disturbance

New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was booked with misdemeanor simple battery stemming from a disturbance at the player's house in Kenner, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb.

Seahawks overcome challenge of early bye week

The Seattle Seahawks took the weekend off before returning to practice Tuesday to begin preparations for hosting the Carolina Panthers. And there might not be a team outside the NFC West that Seattle has more familiarity with than the Panthers.

Romo, Cowboys rally past Lions 24-20 in wild card

The Cowboys  wiped out an early two-touchdown deficit to earn a trip to Green Bay, their first postseason visit there since 1967.

Colts pull away from Bengals for 26-10 victory

The Bengals became the first team in NFL history to lose four consecutive opening-round games. They haven't won a playoff game since January 1991.

Colts roll past Bengals 26-10 in AFC wild card

The Colts made a fair share of mistakes, but nothing like the Bengals, who became the first team in NFL history to lose four consecutive opening-round playoff games.

Ravens upend Steelers 30-17 in AFC wild card

Baltimore (11-6) sacked Ben Roethlisberger five times and kept the NFL's second-ranked offense off-balance. Roethlisberger passed for 334 yards, but the Steelers (11-6) settled for field goals while the Ravens kept scoring touchdowns against their AFC North rival.

Colts, Bengals quarterbacks try to change legacies

Andrew Luck and Andy Dalton both have three straight seasons with double-digit wins. Neither has missed the playoffs, and both understand their legacies will be determined by postseason successes and failures.

Alabama's season marred by vulnerable defense

Alabama coach Nick Saban's team fell short of the national championship game and a shot at its fourth title in six years. The group might actually have overachieved in winning 12 games and the Southeastern Conference title simply because of a defense and offensive line that weren't as dominant as they had been in recent years.

Newton, defense lead Panthers past Cardinals

The Carolina Panthers held the Arizona Cardinals to 78 yards and forced three turnovers in a 27-16 win, the franchise's first postseason victory in nine years.

Romo back, Stafford seeks playoff win in Cowboys-Lions

Tony Romo's first playoff game in five years is a second chance for the quarterback on the other side, Detroit's Matthew Stafford.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 1: Michael Sam announces he is gay

Michael Sam brought significant media attention to Missouri when he came out publicly, bidding to become the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. 

LeBron to miss 2 weeks with knee, back injuries

The Cavaliers' superstar has logged more than 41,000 minutes in his career, racking up plenty of mileage on his 30-year-old body.

Trust is hard to come by for wild-card teams

Each team playing on wild-card weekend has major questions.

Capitals score late, beat Blackhawks in Winter Classic

The Winter Classic was a thrill for the host Washington Capitals, who beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on New Year's Day.

Winter Classic shares New Year's with new College Football Playoff

The NHL's annual showcase has been able to establish a beachhead on New Year's Day in part because college football essentially abandoned what used to be its biggest day, populating it with run-of-the-mill bowl games and saving the big ones for later.

Weber's 2 goals lead Predators over Blues 3-2

The Blues lost for the fifth time in six games despite the return of No. 1 goalie Brian Elliott.

Royals' Gordon has surgery, should be ready for 2015 season

The outfielder needed work done on his right wrist.

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