Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, right, runs the ball in for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on Jan.  18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

AP: NFL Fines Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch $20,000 For Obscene Gesture

The league did not specify what the gesture was in the win over Green Bay, but Lynch grabbed his crotch after scoring a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.

01/22/2015

Head Coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on during the second quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Silverman: With ‘Deflate-Gate,’ Belichick Takes Being A Control Freak To A New Level

Bill Belichick has a lot in common with Richard Nixon and Barry Bonds. They all cheated for no obvious reason.

01/21/2015

Fans hold a sign in support of Derek Jeter prior to the last game of the season against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 14 Sports Stories Of 2014

Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.

12/31/2014

Aerial view of MetLife Stadium (Photo by LI-Aerial/Getty Images)

Secaucus Mayor Threatens Lawsuit Against NFL For Breaking Contract

The plan was for the league to use Secaucus High School as a staging area. The town had a contract with the NFL for the arrangement, but the league backed out at the last minute.

02/11/2014

Crowds waits for NJ TRANSIT trains during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

State Lawmakers To Look Into NJ TRANSIT’s Super Bowl Planning

Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.

02/06/2014

The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Flea: NFL Forced Red Hot Chili Peppers To Fake It At Super Bowl

The Red Hot Chili Peppers decided long ago they were never going to mime a live performance. The band made an exception for the NFL, it turns out.

02/05/2014

The view at the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: Super Bowl Sequel? In A New York, New Jersey Minute!

Should New York and New Jersey be given another chance? In my opinion, the answer is “absolutely.” And that’s is a far cry from how I felt when we were awarded Super Bowl XLVIII.

02/05/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

Fans wait in long lines to catch a return trip from MetLife Stadium after Super Bowl XLVIII. (credit: CBS 2)

‘We Did An Excellent Job': NJ TRANSIT Head Defends Super Bowl Performance

The head of New Jersey’s transit agency is defending the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train, as officials sought to understand how ridership estimates could have been so far off base.

02/04/2014

Joe Namath stands with Phil Simms before Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Who Sold Fur Coat To Namath Says Business Booming Since Super Bowl

According to the Internet, the flashy fur coat worn by Joe Namath during the coin toss was one of the big stars of Super Bowl XLVIII. It even has its own Twitter account.

02/03/2014

Canceled flights due to a winter storm are viewed on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport on Feb. 3, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Super Bowl Fans Stranded As Winter Storm Disrupts Travel

By midday, the flight-tracking website FlightAware reported nearly 2,000 delayed flights and 1,500 canceled flights nationwide, including in Newark, New York and Philadelphia.

02/03/2014

MetLife Stadium is shown prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Telecast The Most-Watched Television Event In U.S. History

For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Broncos wasn’t really competitive.

02/03/2014

Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks talks with teammate cornerback Walter Thurmond #28 during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Keidel: Peyton Failed, But Seahawks Snatched And Swallowed This One

It’s unfair to say that Denver lost it. Seattle snatched it and swallowed it. This team was bigger, faster and bionic in the way that it smashed the Broncos.

02/03/2014

Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy following victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Feb. 2, 2014.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Seahawks’ Super Bowl Win Costs Houston Businessman $7 Million

Talk about one of your all-time backfires. Seattle’s victory in the Super Bowl has cost Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million.

02/03/2014

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith celebrates his 69-yard pick-six after intercepting a pass thrown by Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

In Super Bowl XLVIII, Seahawks Prove Defense Wins Championships

Led by its All-Pro cornerback, Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary and the nastiest defense in the NFL proved the strength of the Seahawks was greater than the record-setting arm of Peyton Manning in their stunning 43-8 rout on Sunday night.

02/03/2014

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs with Anthony Kiedis and the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

RHCP, Bruno Mars Rock Halftime

Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.

There's no doubt about which team this young fan is cheering for. (Credit: Rob Wallace)

Fans In Their Sunday Best

Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02:  Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy alongside head coach Pete Carroll after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Super Bowl XLVIII Game Day

Great snaps from Super Bowl XLVIII.

Rival siblings pose outside MetLife Stadium. (Photo credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Fans Gather Outside MetLife Stadium For Super Bowl XLVIII

Photos of fans gathering outside MetLife Stadium ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.

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