The San Diego Chargers' old lightning bolt logo remained essentially unchanged for more than 40 years. On Saturday, team officials said they had scrapped their first logo, which bore an uncanny resemblance to the Los Angeles Dodgers' timeless blue-and-white 'LA' crest. Chargers president of business operations A.G. Spanos told NBC Sports the team "miscalculated" how the logo would be received by the public.
Bill Belichick stood, as he always does after Patriots homes games, stone-faced at the interview-room podium late Saturday night wearing a pair of jeans and an expression that told you he’d rather be locked in a closet with his ex-wife. His Patriots had just dispatched the flawed Texans, 34-16, in an AFC divisional playoff game to advance to their sixth consecutive AFC Championship game, a remarkable accomplishment that should have had the venerable coach euphoric. Yet there was angst on the face of Belichick. Because there always is. But this time, that familiar look of disdain was fake, because the perfect night had just unfolded for Belichick, who had to be beaming on the interior of that
Once the Super Bowl dream season washed out in Dallas, down came the Texas rain. Jerry Jones was talking in a corner of the Cowboys’ locker room, sweat on his brow and disappointment in his eyes. Green Bay 34, Dallas 31, the legend of Aaron Rodgers continued, the one concerning Dak Prescott born.