The media never, ever gives up. They pull each strand of the story together, assembling quotes, interviews, stories, and solidly sourced information into a cohesive narrative. They see threads of connection where none seem to exist, and weave them together into what can be a breathtaking whole.
And if you can judge a man's journalistic instincts by his hairstyle, then we have found the Woodward and Bernstein of Super Bowl reporters. (Via Gregg Doyel, who does fascinating on-the-scene work.)
This man may also be a Shaolin Monk looking for his evil but formidable master. Someone therefore please point him in the direction of Bill Belichick, also known in the Chinese underworld as "Bloodfoot Darkness Bear." (Via