What you missed while inflating the giant, glowing, somewhat frightening front yard lawn Santa ...
• NBA: Unstoppable Heat stifle Bucks as Riley goes to 2-0. We are so on this bandwagon.
• NBA: Back from injury, Grant Hill leads Magic over Knicks. (Don't tell anyone, but it was a hernia).
• NHL: Martin Biron Mania sweeps two nations, leaks into portions of Greenland, as Buffalo goalie wins 11th straight.