The Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 45-28 on Ditka Day, as Tony Romo and the Cowboys prepare for their annual December hibernation. Despite Josh McCown strong string of strong performances, Bears coach Marc Trestman announced after the game that Jay Cutler will be the starter when he returns.
Rumor has it coach John Fox checked into the hospital under the name Johnny Drama, channeling the HBO character, when he went in for heart surgery.
Duke was named the BCS academic champions. Go figure.
Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o will become the next major soccer star to venture to MLS.
1.1 million fans across the world requested World Cup tickets on the first day they were available.
Tavon Austin is listed as day-to-day with an ankle injury.
Steph Curry dropped 43 points against the Charlotte Bobcats but Kemba Walker's 31 was enough to ensure a victory at home.
LaMarcus Aldridge dropped 24 on Portland's way to a 105-94 win over Utah.
DeMarcus Cousins had a monster game against the Dallas Mavs with 32 points and 19 rebounds as the Kings won 112-97.
Little man on big man crime.
Shaq went to an elementary school in Atlanta to hand out toys.
An actress from The Walking Dead will plead guilty to sending poison to President Obama and Michael Bloomberg.
Kanye West says he's happy for Drake's deal with Nike.
Bun B performed with the Houston Orchestra for a concert against hate.
Wyclef Jean made a Nelson Mandela tribute.
DID YOU REALIZE?
President Obama was in South Africa with leaders from around the world to pay respects to Nelson Mandela, and gave a beautiful, eloquent speech about "The Great Liberator."
Ron Paul thinks bitcoin could replace the dollar.
The chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will win the Nobel Peace Prize.
The US government sold it's last share of GM stock. The final bill for the bailout was about $10 billion of taxpayer money.
GOTTA HAVE IT
Talib Kweli drops off a new track from his upcoming album, Gravitas, featuring The Underachievers.