In case you missed it: Dec. 8

In case you missed it, here were the top stories from FOX Sports Florida for Sunday, Dec. 8:

* Dylan Olsen and Marcel Goc each scored for Florida, but the Panthers were overwhelmed on the road by the shorthanded Blackhawks, who lost goalie Corey Crawford in the first period. Read More

* Magic Musings: Against the NBA’s top-scoring team, it wasn’t Orlando’s defense that let it down, rather it was a struggle to find offensive rhythm that left the Magic looking at another defeat. Read More

* The Magic couldn’t slow down former Orlando star Dwight Howard — who went for 20 points and 22 rebounds — as they fell on the road to the Rockets. Read More

* Well, it’s set. No. 1 Florida State will try to complete its perfect season when it faces off against SEC champion No. 2 Auburn in the BCS championship game. Read More

* Ohio State missed out on the BCS championship game when it lost to Michigan State, but the consolation prize for the Buckeyes isn’t all bad: a matchup with another high-powered offense in Clemson in the Orange Bowl. Read More

* UCF’s first ever BCS bowl game could be a wild one, as the Knights will make their debut among the nation’s elite games by facing off Baylor and its wildly effective offense in the Fiesta Bowl. Read More

* Heat Check: Charlie McCarthy takes a deeper look at how Miami was able to turn it on against Detroit. Read More

* LeBron James scored 24 — and came awfully close to triple-double yet again — as the Heat got a measure of revenge by dominating the Pistons in Detroit. Read More

* Thankful to be back in Tallahassee, Fla., the Florida State basketball team pound visiting Jacksonville State on Sunday evening. Read More

* For their first bowl game in three years, the Miami Hurricanes will face off against Teddy Bridgewater and the Louisville Cardinals in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla. Read More

* The Buccaneers rebounded from their loss to the Panthers in a big way on Sunday, routing the slumping Bills, giving head coach Greg Schiano four wins in five games and perhaps increasing the likelihood he can stick around in Tampa Bay for another season. Read More

* Heat guard Dwyane Wade was held out of Sunday’s road game against the Pistons, as coach Erik Spoelstra frequently sits the veteran on the second night of back-to-backs. Read More

* Charles Clay caught two touchdowns, including a 12-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill with 2:53 remaining and the Miami Dolphins beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-28 on Sunday. Read More

* Dolphins 34, Steelers 28: Christina De Nicola presents her key takeaways from Miami’s important win in Pittsburgh against the Steelers and the snowy and cold weather elements. Read More

* Rookie Mike Glennon threw two touchdowns in rebounding from his worst start as a pro, Bobby Rainey rushed for more than 100 yards, and the Buccaneers held down the slumping Bills at home to pick up their fourth victory of the season. Read More

* Buccaneers 27, Bills 6: Andrew Astleford offers up his key takeaways from Tampa Bay rebounding in a big way to take down visiting Buffalo. Read More

* Florida State finishes the regular season as No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll, and Auburn has reached No. 2. The Seminoles and the Tigers wrapped up spots in the BCS championship game by winning their conference title games Saturday night. Those become official Sunday night. Read More

* James Kelly scored 14, and Rion Brown added 12, but the Miami Hurricanes couldn’t hold off visiting Virginia Tech in losing their ACC opener. Read More

* Tampa Bay receiver Vincent Jackson is active for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills after being listed as questionable because of a sore hamstring. Read More

* Miami cornerback Dimitri Patterson is active for the Dolphins but will not start. Patterson has played only five game this season due to a groin injury. Read More