The Saints' run to the Super Bowl has come to symbolize New Orleans' post-Katrina revival. The result has been a party not seen for generations – even in the city that calls Mardi Gras home.
Ducks dive in search of food at a pond in Minsk, Belarus, on Monday.
Brett Favre's crucial interception in Sunday's NFC championship game ended a season in which the Minnesota Vikings quarterback has been both lauded and loathed.
In the Jets vs. Colts AFC championship game Sunday, the New York Jets and Head Coach Rex Ryan will be trying to prove that smashmouth football can still succeed in today's NFL.
Wes Welker injury could significantly impair a New England Patriots team already thin at receiver. It is what the Indianapolis Colts were trying to avoid by pulling starters against the New York Jets last week.