No. 10 Michigan State regained the lead on Connor Cook's 9-yard touchdown pass to Josiah Price with 11:41 left and upset No. 2 Ohio State 34-24 to take the Big Ten title and put Auburn back in the national title hunt.
Jameis Winston threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, and No. 1 Florida State stormed into the BCS national championship game with a 45-7 victory over 20th-ranked Duke on Saturday night in the ACC championship game.
Bryce Petty threw touchdown passes on the first two drives of the second half for No. 9 Baylor and the Bears won their first Big 12 title and a Fiesta Bowl berth with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns in a dominating first half, leading No. 7 Stanford back to the Rose Bowl with a 38-14 victory over No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 title game Saturday night.
Zdeno Chara scored with 13 seconds left in regulation after David Krejci tied it late, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night in a game that saw Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik taken from the ice on a stretcher.
Marc Staal left the Rangers' game on Saturday night after sustaining a hit from Devils forward Reid Boucher and did not return. New York fears the stalwart defenseman, who finally appears to be finding his stride after missing much of last year with an eye injury, suffered a concussion.
The Islanders lost their 14th-straight game after falling to the Kings, 3-0, in Los Angeles. Kevin Poulin stopped 21 shots for New York, but Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Tyler Toffoli netted goals for the Kings. New York lost its ninth-consecutive road game on Saturday.
After losing to the Knicks on Thursday, the Nets bounced back and defeated the Bucks, 90-82, in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Four Brooklyn players scored double-figures with Brook Lopez netting 32 points. Joe Johnson also contributed 15 points to the Nets' sixth season win.
Eric Gelinas scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Devils the 4-3 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Martin Brodeur made 21 saves in New Jersey's third win over New York this season. The Devils improved their record to 12-13-6 with the victory.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury signed a seven-year contract with the Yankees on Saturday. Ellsbury batted .298 with 92 runs, 31 doubles, nine home runs and 53 RBIs in 2013. The left-handed batter currently occupies the last spot on the Yankees 40-man roster.
The Huskies finished their season on a strong note, defeating the Tigers to win their third straight game, 45-10. Quarterback Casey Cochran and wide receiver Geremy Davis each capped off record days for UConn -- Cochran threw for 465 yards and Davis hauled in 15 catches for 207 yards.
The Knicks played some of their best basketball this season after decimating the Nets and the Magic in their last two matchups. A key for New York over their last two contests has been finding the bottom of the net on 3-pointers and the resurgence of Iman Shumpert.