Saban' the best for last - Nick Saban has reportedly accepted an 8 year, $32 million deal with Alabama, which should give him tremendous leverage towards an even more prestigious job two years from now.
More like Late Staying-out University - After breaking the team curfew, two LSU football players will be suspended for at least the first quarter of the Sugar Bowl, though the punishment might be more severe if the team has a decent lead after the first quarter.
Not Riled up - Pat Riley has taken a leave of absence from the Miami Heat for reasons which he described as "it's the regular season".
Young love - Titans QB Vince Young wins the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in a dramatic last-minute voting comeback.
Playing it safety - In another genius move by Jets coach Eric Mangini, Patriots safety Rodney Harrison has suffered an MCL sprain and will not play this weekend.