Venus Williams was up a set and looking for a break when things started unraveling, and Williams went on to lose in three sets in the opening round of the Australian Open. Little sis did her thing though, and was off the court with a W in less than an hour.

 

The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers both won relatively straightforward game this weekend, setting up the dream matchup in the NFC Championship. The AFC went a similar direction, and two familiar faces will line up in the AFC C'hip, as Peyton Manning takes on Tom Brady in Denver.

 

Tony Bosch went on 60 Minutes and detailed how he injected Alex Rodriguez with steroids.

 

The Tennessee Titans are reportedly interested in hiring Ken Wisenhunt as their next coach.

 

The United States issued a travel alert for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

 

Deron Williams will not travel to London for the Hawks vs. Nets due to an injury.

 

Dwight Howard finally uses his size advantage to dominate the post.

 

Here were the top ten dunks from last week.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

ScHoolboy Q help an AMA session on Reddit and discussed Oxymoron, TDE and his favorite track, among many other things.

 

Lauryn Hill narrates a film about violence that will show at Sundance.

 

Drake began his work for the Toronto Raptors, introducing the team before they knocked off the BK Nets.

 

Kendrick Lamar performed at a Beats event in Vegas this weekend.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

The Supreme Court will hear a case this week that will determine the future of broadcast television and internet-based viewing of television programs. 

 

A study shows the more black men experience racism, the shorter they may live.

 

Bank are  refusing to set up business accounts for legal businesses in Colorado out of fear they'll be punished by the federal government.

 

Governments are cutting down on conjugal visits, ending many relationships while causing distress inside the already overcrowded prisons.