As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it's easy to see why the coming four-team playoff won't solve all the postseason problems.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frank Gore saw a huge hole with the clock ticking down and his team trailing, and went for it with everything he had.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.
DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning and Matt Prater were more about big numbers than the little one Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It only took six days — and a return to the Superdome — for Drew Brees and the Saints to shake off their worst performance this season and look like legitimate contenders again.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The storybook ending at Sherwood had every element a golf fan could want — Tiger Woods with a commanding lead before a record crowd, clutch shots that kept getting better with every hole and a finish no one saw coming.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The baseball winter meetings are starting with a look back.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City insisted there was no extra motivation playing against an Indiana team sporting the NBA's best record.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Ted Ligety leaned over his skis as far as gravity would allow, trying to get across the finish line just a little quicker.
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — After a fifth-place finish in a World Cup super-G, her third race in three days, Lindsey Vonn used six simple words to sum up where things stand in her comeback from major knee surgery.