1. The Cincinnati Bengals fired HC Marvin Lewis after 16 seasons.
2. UCLA dismisses HC Steve Alford after a 7-6 start. Assistant Murry Bartow will take over as interim coach.
3. The Rams beat the San Francisco 49ers 48-32 to earn a number two seed and a 1st round bye in the NFC Playoffs.
4. Cathedral beat Crescenta Valley 81-61 Saturday night at Monrovia High School to win the SGV Classic.
5. Alabama and Clemson will meet January 7th for the National Championship after they knocked off Oklahoma and Notre Dame respectively in the semis.
6. The Indianapolis Colts beat the Tennessee Titans 33-17 in a must win game to gain a berth in the AFC Playoffs.
7. Todd Bowles (New York Jets), Adam Gase (Miami Dolphins), Dirk Koetter (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and Vance Joseph (Denver Broncos) were all fired after their last regular season games.
8. The Atlanta Falcons fired OC Steve Sarkisian.
9. University of Miami head coach Mark Richt resigned and was replaced by former Miami DC Manny Diaz who had accepted the Temple HC job December 13. Miami had to pay Temple a $4 million buy out.
10. Happy New Year!