Good Morning: 1.2.13


There really isn't anything like watching college football all day while battling a fierce New Years Ever hangover. This year didn't disappoint, unless, of course, you're an Orange Bowl representative forced to endure the 31-10 stomping FSU put on NIU. According to, that's exactly how a bowl rep felt, and made his feelings known to NIU.


The Stanford Cardinal also came away victorious, earning their first Rose Bowl victory in 40 years by beating Wisconsin 20-14.


South Carolina took down Michigan in the Outback Bowl, as Steve Spurrier handed out game balls to both of his quarterbacks for the first time in his career, and Jadaveon Clowney did this:


Georgia trailed 31-23 in the third quarter, but rallied behind QB Aaron Murray's 5 TDs to beat Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl, 45-31. After the game, LB Alec Ogletree announced his intentions to declare for the NFL draft.


Andy Reid won't be out of work for long: The Arizona Cardinals are eyeing Reid to fill their coaching vacancy.


The Knicks saw the return of Amar'e and 'Melo, who dropped 45 points, but New York fell to Portland, 105-100.


The Clippers couldn't bring their winning streak into the new year, falling to Denver to end their 17-game run.


Former NBA player Marcus Williams — from the University of Arizona — became the first player to violate the Chinese Basketball Association's drug policy by testing positive for marijuana and has been suspended for SIX MONTHS!!


Latrell Sprewell was arrested for playing his music too loud on New Years Eve. He must have had the party going early, as he had already been booked by 4:15 pm on Monday.


According to Kings GM Geoff Petrie, DeMarcus Cousins isn't going anywhere.


David Price agrees to a one-year deal with the Rays to avoid arbitration.


Here's how Pete Carroll built the Seattle Seahawks since his arrival in 2010.


The NBA counts the best crossovers of 2012. RIP Paul Pierce's ankles.




KIMYE WATCH: Check out how the happy couple spent their New Years Eve, along with a few updates from the first few weeks of Kim's pregnancy. Before the baby is even born, there are already plans for a reality show. This makes me feel worse than this week-long cold.


An LA photographer was hit by a car while attempting to shoot Justin Beiber's Ferrari as it was pulled over on a busy street.


Concern over a low turnout for Oscar voting has forced an extension in the voting deadline.


Raekwon has an EP scheduled for Jan. 8, but also announced plans for a full-length album for the second-quarter on 2013.


Kendrick Lamar performed “m.A.A.d City” on New Years Eve.


Big Boi drops the video for “In the A” with T.I. and Luda.




Congress finally ran out of time to stall and got a deal done over the fiscal cliff. Apparently, talks grew heated between John Boehner and Harry Reid. Since they dragged this mess out for so long and held everyone hostage, the least they could do is release that tape.


Here is the President discussing the deal, a clear victory for he and the Democratic party.


Four masked men broke into an Apple store in Paris and stole close to 1 million euros worth of goods, an increasing global trend in crime which targets Apple products and other tech gadgets.


A new club opened at 4:20 in Colorado on New Years Eve where members can bring their own pot to smoke, a move that has marijuana activists divided.




Two excellent features on completely different topics: The first on the legacy of the Iraq war, which ended a year ago with the “Day of Sovereignty” but now has a much more somber feeling.


The second on record reviews, how they've changed forever, and how necessary they are in an era of free music.




Kicking off 2013 with an anthem, Timbaland drops a jam with Lil' Wayne, Missy Elliot and T Pain.

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