SbB LIVE FROM LA (Dec 26, 2014 @ 11:21am ET)
12:15 PM: British Olympic cyclists Laura Trott & Jason Kenny, who each won two gold medals at the 2012 London Games, announced their engagement on Christmas.
12:00 PM: The Pittsburgh Penguins announce that Steve Downie & Thomas Greiss have become the 4th & 5th Penguins players this season to test positive for the mumps.
11:45 AM: KCTV reports a 24-year-old volunteer firefighter in Franklin County, Kansas was arrested after taking a fire truck on a drunken joyride with lights & sirens blaring.
11:30 AM: Sunaya Sapurji of Yahoo Canada writes how the coaching career of Canadian World Junior Championships hockey coach Benoit Groulx began with a meeting at a Tim Horton's.
11:15 AM: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers bought his offensive linemen TVs for Christmas.
11:00 AM: Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith said it's a "horrible feeling" to realize that Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns may be his last with the Ravens. Smith will become an unrestricted free agent in March if the Ravens don't pay $12 million to put the franchise tag on him.
10:45 AM: Oklahoma City Thunder player Kevin Durant said about the ankle sprain that caused him to miss his 4th straight game on Thursday: " I can't play basketball. I can't run. I can't cut. I can't jump. I'm not just sitting out just because. If I could play I would play. But I can't play."
10:30 AM: Video of Shaquille O'Neal diving into a Christmas tree on the NBA on TNT set during halftime of Thursday's Clippers-Warriors game.
10:15 AM: Former Boston College & European basketball league player Nate J. Fox was shot and killed while driving home from work in Bloomingdale, Illinois on Monday night.
10:00 AM: Palmetto (Florida) High School football player Kyle O'Halloran died Thursday night after falling from a car he grabbed onto that had pulled into his driveway.
9:00 PM: It was 100 years ago that British & German soldiers in the trenches during World War I called a Christmas truce to exchange gifts and play soccer on no man's land.
8:45 PM: Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas posted a photo of his locker all decorated up for the holidays.
8:30 PM: Video of Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban dressing up as an old security guard to surprise children on a Christmas trip to the Canadiens' practice facility.
8:15 PM: WXIX-TV reports that Bela, a 9-year-old German Shepherd who was scheduled to be put down after the death of his owner, will instead be sent to a no-kill shelter in Utah.
8:00 PM: For Saturday's home game against the Stockton Thunder, the Bakersfield Condors ECHL team will be wearing special The Hobbit/Lord of The Rings-themed jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game.