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8:30 PM: NFL free agent QB Rex Grossman reportedly turned down an offer to work one week with the Cleveland Browns in order to spend time with his family during the holidays.

8:15 PM: For its January 10 home game against Minnesota, the Michigan men's basketball team will be wearing special uniforms honoring the Wolverines' 1989 national championship team.

8:00 PM: Former BYU athletic director Val Hale believes the Cougars would "fit in very nicely" with the Big 12 Conference: "It also seems to be a little more conservative than the Pac-12. The people in those areas and those institutions would align a little better with BYU."

7:45 PM: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall said on Monday about Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola, who was suspended one game for stepping on the ankle of Marshall's teammate Ego Ferguson: "This guy is a dirty player, and he's a worse human being .... He shouldn't be allowed in the NFL. He should be banned from the NFL."

7:30 PM: Crew members in New Orleans working on a remake of the Jean-Claude Van Damme film "Kickboxer" claim the film's producers left town without paying local workers & vendors.

7:15 PM: Camas (Washington) High School softball coach & janitor Robbyn Mattson made his first court appearance Monday to face charges of inappropriately touching at least 17 female students. Mattson is accused of going into crowded hallways between classes and touching girls' buttocks.

7:00 PM: WTSP has audio of 911 calls made after seven people were injured by a lightning strike at a Raymond James Stadium parking lot following Sunday's Buccaneers-Packers game.

6:45 PM: A 28-year-old Seattle woman pleaded not guilty to charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in exchange for his iPod.

6:30 PM: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohio State football fans about buying Sugar Bowl tickets online after two fans each lost $800 trying to buy tickets through Craigslist.

6:15 PM: During a team meeting Monday, Tennessee Volunteers football coach Butch Jones gave a wrapped box to walk-on tight end Alex Ellis - which turned out to contain a full scholarship for Ellis.

6:00 PM: For Thursday's Christmas Day home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat say they will have pre-game video tributes to ex-Heat players LeBron James & James Jones.

5:45 PM: Delaware Online reports former Tower Hill School headmaster Christopher D. Wheeler was found guilty on 25 counts of child pornography on Monday. Wheeler faces a minimum of 50 years in prison when he is sentenced on March 27.

5:30 PM: WCNC reports former Charlotte Checkers hockey player Bogdan Rudenko has been cleared of murder charges in the 2009 death of Yuriy Kharutokov. The mutilated body of Kharutokov was found behind an auto repair shop in Stallings, North Carolina.

5:15 PM: The South Bend Tribune reports a man who had stolen a car & led police on a chase Monday was caught after jumping into a lake on the Notre Dame campus. Joshua Ringle stayed in the lake for over 30 minutes threatening to shoot police, but no gun was found after his arrest.

5:00 PM: A Nevada state assemblyman from Las Vegas has proposed a bill that would ban Bishop Gorman High School from the state's football playoffs. Harvey Munford argues that Gorman, a Catholic prep school that just won its sixth straight state title, has unfair advantages over the public schools they play.

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