In a nutshell: As of 12:05 a.m Tuesday by Hartley Miller

NCAA Football: (Championship game)

(#1) Alabama 52  (#3) Ohio State  24
(The Crimson Tide finished with a perfect 13-0 record on the season)

NFL: (

The NFL Conference semi-finals have LA Rams at Green Bay (Saturday 1:35 PM PT) and Tampa Bay at New Orleans (Sunday 3:40 PM) in the NFC plus Baltimore at Buffalo (Saturday 5:15 PM) and Cleveland at Kansas City (Sunday 12:05 PM) in the AFC. Home teams are favoured in each game: the Packers by 7, Bills by 2, Saints by 3 and Chiefs by 10.


Portland Trail Blazers  112  Toronto Raptors  111

–It was the second consecutive one-point loss on the road for the Raptors, who are just 2-8 after 10 games.


–The NHL regular-season will begin on Wednesday with five games including Vancouver at Edmonton and Montreal at Toronto. The Canucks also play the Oilers on Thursday to complete the doubleheader.