It looked as if the 21-year-old Rory McIlroy would walk away as this year's Masters champion. But after a historically bad round on Sunday, 26-year-old South African Charl Schwartzel emerged as the 2011 champion.
Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?? Everyone's talking about the start of the NFL playoffs, but if your team failed to qualify and you just can't bear to watch, there's plenty more on the docket to keep you busy all weekend.
Add Larry Brown and John MacLean to the list of folks who won't be having a holly, jolly Christmas (or in Brown's case, a very, merry Hanukkah). Seems every year, right about now, too many coaches get the axe meant for their Christmas tree.