Back home, there's good news for couch potatoes: The LAT reports that Hollywood's striking writers may finally be close to agreeing to a deal with the studios. Still, the Post says, it'll take weeks to get benched TV shows back on the air.
In the meantime, you can always try the sports channels: Today is Superbowl Sunday, and the Patriots are just a game away from a perfect season. To get there, they'll have to beat the Giants—who, as the NYT notes, may be losers, but at least have a welcoming locker room. The Post does its best to spoil the party with a bleak look at the life of injured NFL retirees, who often struggle with lingering health problems and massive medical bills.