Scoreboard Roundup - 12/27/13

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_957e90bee3.jpgGetty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) --  NBA:  Oklahoma City Thunder 89 (24-5) - Bobcats 85 (14-16)

Orlando Magic 109 (9-20) - Detroit Pistons 92 (14-17)

Brooklyn Nets 104 (10-19) - Milwaukee Bucks 93 (6-23)


Tony Romo Undergoes Back Surgery, Out For Season

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_c72ee4e9ad.jpgRob Carr/Getty Images (IRVING, Texas) --  Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent back surgery on Friday morning and will miss the remainder of the season. Romo suffered a herniated disc in his back during last week's win over the Washington Redskins.  He received treatment from the team all week, including an epidural, but nothing helped as the Cowboys placed him on injured reserve.


Russell Westbrook Sidelined Through All-Star Break

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_53ef1d6f77.jpgChristian Petersen/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) --  Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday and will be sidelined through the All-Star break. "Russell has been playing pain free but recently had experienced increased swelling," Thunder general manager Sam Presti said in a statement Friday.


Mark Cuban Is Not a Fan of Sleeved Jerseys

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_9a33316a61.jpgMichael Buckner/Getty Images for Reality Rocks (DALLAS) -- Aside from the actual games that went on, one of the other big stories that came out the NBA on Christmas Day was the use of sleeved jerseys. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was not a fan.


Ravens' Wide Receiver Brandon Stokley to Retire

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_7dedf1b4f5.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Veteran wide receiver Brandon Stokley announced that this season will be his last in the NFL as he is set to retire from the game of football. The 37-year-old Stokley told the Denver Post that three weeks ago after being placed on Injured Reserve because of a concussion, he was sure of his decision.