For leading the Dolphins from the depths of 1--15 to the brink of the AFC East title, Chad Pennington deserves the league's MVP award • Peter King's pick: Chargers over Broncos

Five trades that should be made before the February deadline, including Vince Carter to the Clippers, Rasheed Wallace to the Hornets and Brad Miller to the Cavaliers

Nashville defenseman Shea Weber's big shot—and his passing and his hitting—have made him a surprise Norris Trophy contender • The Devils' Parise works hard, scores goals

College Basketball
Benching senior Greg Paulus in favor of sophomore Nolan Smith has done wonders for Duke • Syracuse looks like a Final Four--caliber team • Tough times on and off the court at Ole Miss

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders bid farewell to Texas Stadium last Saturday night during the final regular-season game at the 37-year-old venue. Though the visiting Baltimore Ravens spoiled the party, winning 33--24, the Cowboys can still earn a wild-card berth with a victory at Philadelphia this Sunday.

PHOTOPhotograph by Greg Nelson