Oregon Ducks football fell just a field goal short of their first BCS national title, as Auburn kicked a game-winning field goal as time expired. However, the program has grown exponentially over the last few years, and while fans in Eugene missed out on title celebrations this year, they may have plenty of chances in the near future to pop the bottles and toss the confetti.
NFL playoffs are in full swing. The Seahawks are still under .500, but somehow have advanced past the Wild Card Round, knocking off the 11-5 defending Super Bowl champion Saints.
Perhaps the most exciting and most hyped game of this weekend will be the New York Jets taking on the New England Patriots. The Patriots come into the contest with the NFL's best regular season record (14-2) and will attempt to return to the Super Bowl. Everything is now "personal" for Rex Ryan against Bill Belichick, so this game should be one to watch.
Ted Williams went from homeless to folk hero over night, and we will catch up with him and the latest news surrounding his job offers, new home and reunion with his mother.
All this and more in today's top stories...