TIPSHEET

Compiled by KenChia

KNOW THIS

Penn State football coach James Franklin credited his team's comeback to beat the Gophers in October as the turning point in its season. Recall that the Nittany Lions were 2-2 at the time; they haven't lost since.

WATCH THIS

Mike D'Antoni and James Harden are apparently a perfect match, as the Rockets are scoring a lot of points and winning. Houston plays host to the Celtics (7 p.m. Monday) in the first game of an NBA TV doubleheader.

RANDOM FANDOM

"I'm very proud to be from Faribault. Played football at Brue Smith Memorial field in High School. I've never heard a bad word about Bruce Smith. A wonderful representative of the Greatest Generation."

"deanoooo" on Gophers Heisman Trophy winner Bruce Smith at startribune.com.

TWEETED

"What he's done with that Oakland offense, Bill Musgrave should get some interest for HC jobs this offseason."

— NFL.com's Gil Brandt on the much-maligned ex-Vikings offensive coordinator.

@Gil_Brandt