THE BIG 16? According to a tweet from Inside Maryland Sports (@insidemdsports), North Carolina has an offer to join the Big Ten. Virginia and Georgia Tech are in the mix.

DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK Allegedly retiring Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez is wavering, according to's Ed Werder. Who saw this one coming?

UNOFFICIAL RANKING Drew Magary at ranked the "worst sports parents" and put baseball moms and dads at the top of his list. Hockey? No. 5.

FIFA has committed to technology for the 2014 World Cup that will confirm whether the ball has crossed the goal line, soccer's governing body announced Tuesday. With such technology easily at our fingertips now, most soccer fans would say, "It's about time. How about even more instant replay?" But at least goal reviews are a good start, just like home run reviews in baseball. Other web highlights: