Former Triton standout Clayton White (N.C. State, New York Giants) has been hired as defensive coordinator at South Carolina. White had been working in the same capacity at Western Kentucky. … Alabama (12-0) plays Ohio State (7-0) for the College Football Playoff championship in Miami Gardens tonight (ESPN, 8 p.m.). … In the NFL playoffs on Sunday, Baltimore overcame a 10-0 deficit for a 20-13 win at Tennessee, host New Orleans turned back Chicago, 21-9, and Cleveland advanced with a 48-37 win at Pittsburgh. … In college basketball on Sunday, No. 5 Iowa defeated No. 16 Minnesota, 86-61, in Iowa City and No. 19 Virginia Tech won, 77-63, over visiting Notre Dame. … Harris English birdied the first playoff hole to win the Tournament of Champions over Joaquin Niemann in Kapalua, Hawaii.