For the best Notre Dame team in decades, Sunday's season-ending loss to FSU came all too soon. Stifling defense and surprising offense helped the Seminoles sour a winning season for Big East player of the year Ben Hansbrough and the Irish.
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.
After the Big Ten went 0-5 in New Year's Day bowl games, I suggested the league change its recently announced division names to "Legends and Losers." Tonight, Ohio State will try to stay out of the losers bracket in the Sugar Bowl.