Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
•In front of a vocal pro-Leach crowd, Texas Tech pulls the fourth quarter comeback to win the Alamo Bowl without their head coach. Michigan State finishes the year under .500, locked in a metaphorical dark place.
•When last we saw Jahvid Best, he appeared to have killed himself on national TV. When next we see him, he'll be drafted by the Patriots after every other team gets scared off by his injury history, and turn into another late round steal for New England. (Search your heart, you know it to be true.)