1. Tricky goalie

UNC-Asheville keeper Lassi Hurskainen is very good at soccer. I only hope he's half as good at stopping balls as he is at kicking ball through a replica of The Alamo.

3. New tricks?

I may actually watch Oprah Winfrey's show on Thursday. Mike Vick is scheduled to appear, and it'll be interesting to see how Oprah treats him.

4. And the SI cover goes to ...

Irina Shayk is the cover model. Definitely Cristiano Ronaldo's score of year. It's the most wonderful time of the year.