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.)

Rashad Evans survived Thiago Silva's third-round comeback attempt to take the main event at UFC 108 and set up a march matchup with Rampage Jackson. Judging by current trends regarding March superfights, Evans and Jackson will find themselves in court long before they meet in the ring.


Four women's games were decided by 60 points or more, but you don't hear any calls for parity. This year, parity would mean UConn losing a game.

"Bruins, Satan Agree To Deal." This'll be the Slovak winger's fifth team, and every single signing was made just to throw local headline writers a bone.

(Thanks to reader Raymond for the pic)


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