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January 08, 2009


Gimme a B ...:

Gimme a C ...:

Remember, Mack Brown, you have to vote the winner of Oklahoma-Florida (8:15 p.m., chs. 45, 5) as the national champion.


Theme song:

Telecasts of the Mercedes-Benz Championship tournament (6 p.m., Golf Channel) should open with Janis Joplin's song about the car. Oh, Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz. ...


Solid gold:

Tubby Smith's Golden Gophers are ranked No. 22, and Minnesota has a Big Ten game with Iowa (7 p.m., ESPN2). If his team stays ranked, Smith will be golden himself.


Wake up:

The Maryland women open conference play at home (7 p.m.) against surprising Wake Forest, which was 10th in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season but comes in at 12-1.


Spread offense :

If you want some purple food for your Ravens playoff fare, we suggest buying grape jelly and applying it liberally for game-day PB&Js.

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