Seattle holds on to beat the San Francisco 49ers while the Broncos beat the New England Patriots to set up Super Bowl XLVIII
Niners quarterback completed 15 of 28 passes for 196 yards
For devotees of the NFL, this is as good as it gets – the divisional round of the play-offs, four games pitting the regular season’s finest against four challengers already battle-hardened by victory in last weekend’s ever-treacherous wild-card round. And in 2014 there’s an extra twist: the prospect that one of the longest, most painful droughts in US sport might be near an end.
A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
Dempsey is set for a short-term loan from current MLS club Seattle Sounders
Club hope old boy can revive their season
The Cameroon striker will see his deal at Stamford Bridge expire at the end of the season
The lowdown on all of the teams in Group G
The Big Six: Vintage airstreams, nomadic lifestyles, and hammocks
But the American accused of killing a UK student has no intention of leaving the safety of the US to return to Italy
A look at the latest events and talking points in the NFL
CEO Howard Schultz issues ‘request rather than ban’ to coffee shop patrons
President Obama has called for the minimum wage to rise to $9 an hour - protesting workers want $15 an hour
The 'super smart' teenager's abandoned car was discovered last Wednesday
Annie Musselman first came across the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center by happenstance: on finding a sick pigeon wobbling around her home city of Seattle in the US, she called the emergency services. Moments later, she received a call from a man at Sarvey – 50 miles away – who said he'd be there within the hour.
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'