Lamar Jackson was trying to remember the last time he cried. On Saturday night, Louisville's spectacular sophomore quarterback found out winning can get a guy choked up, too. Jackson became the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles.
The Celtics received a bomb threat to their plane while flying from Boston to Oklahoma City, but landed without incident, Jay King of masslive.com reported, quoting a team spokesman as saying the team is "all fine."
Pittsburgh running back James Conner is heading to the NFL. Conner announced on his Twitter feed Saturday that he'll turn pro after the Panthers face Penn State in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28. The 21-year-old Conner had one year of eligibility remaining after redshirting during the 2015 season following a knee injury and a very public battle with cancer.
New York forward Carmelo Anthony said Saturday he was "skeptical" the NBA and the players' union would complete a new collective bargaining agreement in advance of Thursday's procedural deadline, ESPN.com reported.