- As a place where sports are mentioned occasionally, we are legally obligated to point out how sleeves are ruining the NBA. It's probably fair to say that professional basketball ruined the holiday for a lot of people, especially the ones in orange uniforms.

- Not even a Christmas miracle could stop Blake Griffin from getting ejected, sleeves and all.

- Nick Young had an even more unfortunate holiday, surrendering at one point to both Dwayne Wade and gravity.

- LeBron spent his day enjoying the unis, whether he was trying to push himself backwards with his onw breath,

or soaring the air while bored.

- Wow, I'm not sure what instills the most confidence - the Cowboys' starting quarterback getting scratched or the support of the Phanatic, a guy that knows a thing or two about continuing to root for a team regardless of results.

All Phanta Claus wants for Christmas is an @Eagles win on Sunday! BEAT DALLAS! #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/TPBr9xklsR

- What montage of the Year's Weirdest Sports Moments would be complete without a field full of British mascots competing on an obstacle course in an attempt to take down two time defending champion, Mr. Bumble.

- The Year's Worst Umpiring Moments montage features a lot more anger and screaming than Mr. Bumble ever caused.
- And then began the era in hockey of teams attempting to sneak the puck into the goaltender's pants.
- Lions quarterback Matt Stafford's girlfriend took her complaints about fans to Twitter, always a smart move. 
.@kellybhall you wouldn't know Stafford played for the lions the way he keeps throwing to the other team

In Stafford's defense, the other team does keep catching the ball.

- MLB's ravenous lust for Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will soon be fed with his long-delated international posting.