Compiled by Ken Chia
Who says it's hard to beat the same team three times in a season? Since 1982, 21 NFL teams have gone 2-0 vs. a division foe and then met that foe in the playoffs; the sweeping team is now 14-7 in the playoff game, with the Saints beating the Panthers on Sunday.
At the expense of watching the latest Alabama national championship game (this time vs. Georgia), we instead point you to watching the Cavaliers and LeBron James' annual visit to Target Center, where the Timberwolves haven't beaten the King since February 2005 (7 p.m., FSN).
"Come on, Gophers. Show some guts and put NDSU back on the schedule."
"minncold" on the FCS champion Bison at startribune.com.
"Bortles is asked about #UCF winning the Peach Bowl and he cuts off the question: 'National Champs.' "
— Yahoo Sports' Eric Adelson on Jaguars QB Blake Bortles, choosing to pick his undefeated alma mater as No. 1.