Detroit Red Wings' Dan Cleary, left, moves the puck as Chicago Blackhawks' Cameron Barker defends during the third period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, in Chicago. The Red Wings won 6-4.
Southern California quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) holds up the trophy as he celebrates with teammates Kaluka Maiava, left, and Damian Williams (18) after USC beat Penn State 38-24 in the Rose Bowl NCAA in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009.
Detroit Red Wings' goalie Ty Conklin, left, deflects a shot while being pressured by Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews (19) during the first period on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 in Detroit. Conklin made 36 saves for his seventh NHL shutout, and Johan Franzen scored twice to lift Detroit to a 4-0 win that snapped the Blackhawks' team-record, nine-game winning streak.
Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade dunks on a fast break against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first quarter in Miami, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008. Wade had 21 points and the Miami Heat dropped LeBron James' pro record on birthdays to 0-3 by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-95.
Boston Bruins' Martin St. Pierre, right, fires a third-period goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008. The Bruins won 5-2.
Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli jumps into the end zone past Oklahoma State's Jacob Lacey (17) on a one-yard touchdown run during the third quarter of the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, in San Diego. Oregon won 42-31.
Arkansas' Michael Washington (00) takes a shot over Oklahoma's Taylor Griffin (32) during the second half in Fayetteville, Ark., Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008. Washington scored a team-high 24 points in Arkansas' 96-88 win.
San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson celebrates after scoring in front of Denver Broncos linebacker Jamie Winborn, left, and linebacker Nate Webster during the first quarter in San Diego, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) can't make the save on a first period shot by the Montreal Canadiens' Andrei Kosititsyn, center rear, in Pittsburgh Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008.
Philadelphia Eagles running back Correll Buckhalter, center, runs toward the Dallas Cowboys' Greg Ellis, left, and Zach Thomas in the fourth quarter, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the Cowboys 44-6.
Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony (15) goes up for two points with New York Knicks forward Wilson Chandler (21) and Jared Jeffries defending in the Nuggets' 117-110 victory at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008. Anthony led the Nuggets with 32 points.
New York Jets fans express their displeasure with the team during the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The Dolphins beat the Jets 24-17.
Chicago Blackhawks' Martin Havlat (24), of the Czech Republic, falls into Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, left, of Finland, after Backstrom made the stop on Havlat's shot during the third period, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in St. Paul, Minn. Chicago won 4-1.
The game-winning 50-yard field goal by Minnesota Vikings' Ryan Longwell (8) sails past New York Giants defender Mathias Kiwanuka (97), Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in Minneapolis, where the Vikings won the NFC North title with their 20-19 victory.
Ski jumper Nikolay Karpenko from Kazakhstan flies during the training jump of the first station of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany, on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
New Orleans Saints defenders Roman Harper (41) and Jason David (42) try to stop Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith (89) in the second half in the Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008. Smith caught the long pass to keep the Panthers' game-winning drive alive as they defeated the Saints 33-31.
The shadows of the athletes are cast on the track during the women's 10 km classical race at the cross-country Tour de Ski competition in Oberhof, Germany, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) looks downfield for receiver Justin Peelle (87) against the St. Louis Rams at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008. Atlanta won 31-27.
Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky (6) walks off the field after a game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions lost 31-21 to finish an 0-16 season.
Miami wide receiver Laron Byrd (47) reaches for a pass in the end zone as California cornerback Syd'Quan Thompson defends in the second half of the Emerald Bowl in San Francisco, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008. Byrd dropped the ball. California won 24-17.