What to watch as you poll numbers slip even further ...
• FedEx Orange Bowl: Penn State vs. Florida State, at Miami. Finally, a bowl game for which we can justify shirking chores. [ABC]
• College Basketball: Oklahoma State at Pepperdine. Yes, our nickname is the Waves, and we look like we're wearing women's uniforms. We've only heard it about a million times. [FSN]
• NHL: Minnesota at Detroit. We interrupt our regular rodeo programming for this special NHL presentation ... [OLN]