KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 25-year-old player for the Kansas City Chiefs shot his girlfriend early today and then drove to Arrowhead Stadium where he turned a gun on himself as two team officials were confronting him. That's according to local police, who are not identifying the player or the condition of the two parties involved.
ATLANTA (AP) — This afternoon's SEC Championship game is a de facto national championship semifinal, with No. 2 Alabama facing third-ranked Georgia. The winner moves on to play Notre Dame in the BCS title game.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford is going to the Rose Bowl for the first time in more than a decade. The eighth-ranked Cardinal beat No. 17 UCLA 24-17 last night in the Pac-12 championship game.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is the first of 19 Top 25 teams to take the court today. The 13th-ranked Spartans are hosting Nicholls State. No. 1 Indiana entertains Coppin State tonight.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Graeme McDowell brings a three-shot lead over three other golfers into today's third round of the World Challenge. It's an 18-man invitational hosted by Tiger Woods, who begins the day four shots off the pace.