Daily Score: Fixing Pressing Sports ProblemsSeveral items in the news this week registered immediate knee jerk reactions.
Bears Can't Stop UCF In Fiesta Bowl UpsetBaylor brought high expectations to the Fiesta Bowl. But the Bears, 17-point favorites at kickoff, never led against UCF in a stinging 52-42 loss on Wednesday night.
Central Florida Hoping To Avoid Fiesta Blowout Against BaylorBut for all the Bears have done this season, they're in the same position as Central Florida, in a BCS bowl game for the first time.
Baylor Hopes To Break Even From Fiesta BowlWhile the Fiesta Bowl promises an $18 million payout to the two teams playing Wednesday, Baylor officials say they hope to merely break even.
Baylor To Return More Than 5K Unsold Fiesta Bowl TicketsBaylor will return more than 5,000 unsold Fiesta Bowl tickets from its 17,500-ticket allotment for next month's game with Central Florida.
Baylor WR Reese Expects To Play In Fiesta BowlReese dislocated his wrist when came down awkwardly in the first half against Oklahoma on Nov. 7. He missed the last four games for the Big 12 champion Bears.
Briles Named AP Big 12 Coach Of The YearBaylor had never had a winning record in the Big 12 before Art Briles arrived six years ago. They are now Big 12 champs and headed to the Fiesta Bowl.
Baylor To Face Central Florida In Fiesta BowlBaylor did not have a winning record in the Big 12 before Briles arrived in 2008, winning three or fewer games nine times. Now, they'll meet Central Florida in a BCS Bowl.
Sources: Chip Kelly Staying At OregonTwo people with knowledge of the decision confirmed Sunday night that Kelly is passing up a chance to coach in the NFL to remain with the Ducks.
K-State Looks To Future After Fiesta Bowl LossLiving in the moment served Kansas State well this season. The seventh-ranked Wildcats rose to No. 1 in the BCS standings, won the Big 12 title and reached the Fiesta Bowl.
Oregon Runs Past K-State 35-17 At Fiesta BowlAs Oregon coach Chip Kelly was about to receive the massive Fiesta Bowl trophy, Ducks fans inside University of Phoenix Stadium started a chant of "We want Chip!"
Fiesta Bowl Gets Prime Matchup Of Kansas State, Oregon Kansas State and Oregon were in perfect position at the start of Nov. 17, Nos. 1 and 2 in the BCS standings, seemingly on a crash course toward the national championship game.