• Tom Brady was a unanimous pick as the NFL MVP.
• LeBron James scored 51 points in a win over the Magic.
• The Falcons gave Mike Smith a three-year extension.
• Johan Franzen of the Red Wings had five goals in one game against the Senators.
• Florida beat Vanderbilt and Kentucky.
• The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost 24 games in a row.
• The Knicks were fined $200,000 for illegal workouts.
• Nets coach Avery Johnson was fined $25,000 for improper conduct toward an official during a game.
• J. R. Smith was fined $25,000 for a flagrant foul.
• Evgeni Malkin suffered tears in his MCL and ACL.