Don't think sports are important to a political campaign? Think again. Melissa Jacobs' open letter to GOP hopefuls reminds them why it's important to know your Lambeaus from your Lamberts.
Unless you had Seattle's Marshawn Lynch on your fantasy team, he was probably best known for his off-the-field issues -- that is, until the Marshawn Magical Run of 2011.
This weekend is a biggie for college football fans, as plenty of action, including two of the four BCS bowl games, is sure to provide drama -- and continued debate about the need for a playoff system. There's also no shortage of hoops action.