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Wichita State takes a perfect 31-0 record into the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. If the Shockers advance to the final and win Sunday at 2 p.m. on CBS, they would be the first undefeated team to enter the NCAA tournament since UNLV in 1991.
Before the Shockers’ possible shot at history, there’s another shocker on CBS at noon – ACC front-runner Virginia bidding farewell to Maryland. The Terps will join the Big Ten next year, and that conference has the 4:30 p.m. game – Ohio State-Michigan State.
There’s three games on CBS Saturday, starting at noon with Kentucky at top-ranked Florida. Connecticut travels to Louisville at 2 p.m., then it’s Arizona-Oregon.
The first automatic bids for the NCAA tournament will be given Saturday on ESPN2, with the Ohio Valley contest at 7 p.m. The Big South crowns its champion at noon Sunday, followed by the Atlantic Sun at 2 p.m.
ESPN features a pair of top-25 matchups Thursday, with Memphis-Cincinnati at 7 p.m. and Iowa against Michigan State in the nightcap. Saturday starts with a Big 12 doubleheader, with conference champion Kansas visiting West Virginia at noon and Oklahoma State-Iowa State at 2 p.m. Missouri travels to Tennessee at 4 p.m. and Indiana meets Michigan before the GameDay crew catches the annual finale between North Carolina and Duke at 9 p.m.
LSU battles Vanderbilt Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2, then it’s UCLA facing Washington. Friday at 7 p.m., it’s Kent State-Akron.
SMU meets Memphis Saturday at noon, then it’s Virginia Tech against Georgia Tech. The night closes with a pair of West Coast Conference tournament games at 9 and 11:30 p.m.
The ACC network closes the regular season with Pittsburgh at Clemson Saturday at 4 p.m. and Syracuse-Florida State Sunday at 3 p.m.
Villanova visits Xavier Thursday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1, followed by Butler-DePaul. There’s four games on Saturday, starting at noon with St. John’s clashing with Marquette. It’s Georgetown-Villanova at 2 p.m. and Seton Hall against Butler at 4:30 p.m., with the nightcap featuring UCLA and Washington State at 11 p.m.
MASN2 has a Big 12 doubleheader Saturday, with Baylor at Kansas State at 1:30 p.m. and Oklahoma taking on TCU at 4 p.m. Duquesne and George Mason meet at 7 p.m.
George Washington closes its regular season at Fordham on Comcast Saturday at 4:30 p.m. There’s two games from the CAA quarterfinals, with top-seed Delaware playing at noon followed by Drexel-Northeastern.
NBC Sports network offers George Mason against LaSalle Thursday at 8 p.m. There’s the semifinals of the CAA tournament Sunday at 2:30 and 5 p.m.
Comcast has a pair of games from the ACC women’s tournament Thursday, with Syracuse playing a Wednesday winner at 11 a.m. followed by Miami-Florida State. The top four seeds enter play Friday, with North Carolina State playing at 11 a.m., Notre Dame at 2, Duke at 6 and Maryland at 8 p.m.
ESPN has four conference championship games Sunday. The Big Ten crowns its champion at 1 p.m., then the best of the SEC battle at 3:30 p.m. The ACC title game is at 7 p.m. The Big 12 tournament semifinals are on FoxSports1 Sunday at 3 and 5:30 p.m.
There’s a Big 12 quarterfinal game on MASN2 Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
The Heat head to San Antonio Thursday at 8 p.m. on TNT, followed by Clippers-Lakers. ESPN offers the Grizzlies and Bulls Friday at 7 p.m., then the Pacers visit the Rockets.
ABC has the Heat and Bulls Sunday at 1 p.m. followed by the Thunder taking on the Lakers.
It’s another weekend out west for NASCAR, with the race from Las Vegas Sunday at 3 p.m. on Fox. ESPN2 has the Nationwide race Saturday at 4 p.m.
The Capitals host Boston Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and Phoenix comes to town Saturday at 7 p.m. NBC brings the Red Wings at Rangers Sunday at noon.
The Penguins visit San Jose Thursday at 10:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network. The Blackhawks head to Buffalo Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
NBC offers the PGA tour’s Cadillac Championships Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Orioles face the Phillies in a spring training game Friday at 1 p.m. on MASN, then play the Red Sox Saturday at 1 p.m. The Nationals go against the Cardinals Sunday at 1 p.m.
MASN2 has college softball between UAB and East Carolina Sunday at noon.
The MLS season season this weekend, with Sporting Kansas City facing Seattle Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
NBC Sports network has the opening ceremonies of the Paralympic Games at Sochi Friday at 11 a.m. There’s Alpine skiing Saturday at 1 a.m. and cross-country skiing Sunday at 1 a.m.
Tired of winter?
Spring is getting closer.
Spring training baseball starts this week, and MASN has a pair of games over the weekend.
The Orioles take the stage Saturday at 1 p.m., facing the Blue Jays. The Nationals take on the Marlins Sunday at 1 p.m.
Just four more weeks before the teams head north and start playing for real.
Virginia looks to clinch the ACC regular season championship Saturday at 4 p.m., hosting fourth-ranked Syracuse on ESPN. The day starts with Cincinnati-Connecticut at noon, then Wichita State tries to stay perfect against Missouri State. Kentucky hosts South Carolina at 6 p.m., and the GameDay crew will catch Kansas against Oklahoma State at 9 p.m.
ESPN’s Thursday starts with Arkansas against Kentucky at 7 p.m., then Iowa takes on Indiana.
Thursday on ESPN2 begins at 7 p.m. when Ohio State heads to Penn State. Temple takes on Louisville at 9 p.m., then it’s Oregon-UCLA in the nightcap. Iona goes against Manhattan Friday at 7 p.m., and there’s six games on Saturday. Vanderbilt takes on Tennessee to start the day at noon, then it’s Notre Dame-Pittsburgh and Illinois meeting Michigan State. St. Louis tries to stop VCU at 6 p.m., then it’s out west for UC Santa Barbara playing UC Davis and Gonzaga against Saint Mary’s.
CBS gears up for March Madness with doubleheaders both weekend days. Louisville meets Memphis Saturday at 2 p.m., followed by LSU-Florida. Marquette heads to Villanova Sunday at 2 p.m., with Ohio State facing Indiana at 4 p.m.
The ACC network has two games Saturday – Miami against North Carolina State at noon and Virginia Tech facing North Carolina at 2:30 p.m. Maryland meets Clemson Sunday at 1 p.m.
There’s three games on FoxSports1 Thursday. Charlotte heads to East Carolina at 7 p.m., followed by Georgetown-Marquette and Oregon State against USC at 11 p.m. Creighton meets Xavier Saturday at 5 p.m., then Sunday Oregon State battles UCLA at 9 p.m.
Comcast offers William & Mary against Towson Saturday at 4 p.m.
MASN2 has a Big 12 doubleheader Saturday, with Texas Tech facing Baylor at 1:30 p.m. followed by Texas-Oklahoma.
In the Atlantic 10, Saint Joseph’s meets St. Bonaventure Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network. LaSalle plays Fordham Saturday at 5 p.m., and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. it’s George Mason-George Washington.
The ACC women’s regular season closes Sunday at 1 p.m., when North Carolina meets Duke on ESPN. Miami faces Pittsburgh Sunday at 1 p.m. on Comcast. Kansas hosts Iowa State Saturday at 8 p.m. on MASN2.
There’s a pair of games on ESPN2 Sunday – Nebraska against Purdue at 2 p.m. before Vanderbilt faces Kentucky.
FoxSports1 brings Creighton against Marquette Saturday at 3 p.m., and West Virginia tangles with Baylor Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
The Heat host the Knicks on TNT Thursday at 8 p.m., followed by Brooklyn-Denver. ESPN has the Warriors visit to New York Friday at 8 p.m., then the Pelicans battle the Suns.
ABC offers Knicks-Bulls Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Wizards face the 76ers Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
NASCAR hopes to avoid rain in the desert, with the Sprint Cup in Phoenix Sunday at 3 p.m. on Fox. ABC has the Nationwide race Saturday at 3:30 p.m
The Capitals return to the ice Thursday against Florida at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast. They travel to Boston Saturday at 1 p.m.’
The Stadium Series continues Saturday on NBC, with the Penguins at Chicago’s Soldier Field to face the Blackhawks.
NBC Sports network has a pair of contests Sunday, with Ottawa at Vancouver at 4 p.m. followed by Bruins facing the Rangers.
There’s college ice hockey between Penn State and Minnesota Saturday at 7 p.m.
The PGA tour heads to Florida for the Honda Classic on NBC Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
FoxSports1 has a pair of matches from the Europa League round of 32. Napoli faces Swansea City at 1 p.m. before Tottenham Hotspur takes on Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk at 3 p.m.
There’s a pair of Premier League contests on NBC Sports network Saturday – Fulham against Chelsea Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by Southampton-Liverpool. Tottenham Hotspur meets Cardiff City Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
Just a few more days before bobsledding and curling leave the scene for four more years.
It’s the final weekend of the Sochi Olympics, capped by Sunday’s men’s ice hockey gold medal game at 7 a.m. The closing ceremonies air at 7 p.m., then the preparation for the 2018 Winter Games begin.
NBC airs the women’s gold medal ice hockey game between the United States and Canada Thursday at noon, before the primetime coverage at 8 p.m. Friday’s action will be at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and events Saturday will be shown at 2:30 and 8 p.m.
NBC Sports network brings figure skating Thursday at 10 a.m. Action begins Friday at 3 a.m. with curling, and the men’s ice hockey semifinals are at 6:30 a.m. and noon.
There’s cross-country skiing Saturday at 4:30 a.m., followed by the bronze medal men’s ice hockey game at 10 a.m. and figure skating at 12:30 p.m. Coverage closes with bobsledding Sunday at 4 a.m.
While the Olympics close out, the new NASCAR season starts with the Daytona 500 Sunday on Fox. ESPN has the opener of the Nationwide racing season Saturday at 1:15 p.m. while the twin 125s are on FoxSports1 Thursday at 7 p.m. The flag drops on the first Truck Series race Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Duke and North Carolina had to postpone their contest last week, rescheduling for Thursday at 9 p.m. on ESPN and the ACC network. Michigan State plays Purdue at 7 p.m.
Duke gets another chance at top-ranked Syracuse Saturday at 7 p.m., followed by Arizona-Colorado. LSU takes on Kentucky at 4 p.m.
ESPN2 offers three games on Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. with Alabama against Texas A&M. Connecticut takes on Temple at 9 p.m., then BYU meets Gonzaga in the nightcap. VCU meets Massachusetts Friday at 7 p.m.
Virginia meets Notre Dame on ESPN2 Saturday at 2 p.m., after Wisconsin-Iowa at noon. Iowa State takes on TCU at 4 p.m., followed by UCLA-Stanford and Missouri against Alabama. San Diego State faces New Mexico at 10 p.m., and the slate closes at midnight with Gonzaga taking on San Diego.
North Carolina meets Wake Forest at noon Saturday on ACC network, and other areas see Boston College-Miami.
CBS has regional action Saturday at noon, with Florida facing Mississippi and Louisville meeting Cincinnati. Michigan and Michigan State battle Sunday at noon.
FoxSports1 starts its action Saturday at 11:30 a.m. when Xavier travels to Georgetown. It’s St. John’s-Villanova at 1:30 p.m., followed by UAB at Charlotte. Providence meets Butler Sunday at 6 p.m., followed by Southern Cal against California.
There’s three games on Comcast Saturday, starting in the ACC with Clemson-Georgia Tech at noon. Virginia Tech plays North Carolina State at 2 p.m., followed by Northeastern against William & Mary. Drexel tangles with Delaware Sunday at 3 p.m.
Mount St. Mary’s meets Central Connecticut Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN. West Virginia hosts Baylor at 1:30 p.m. on MASN, followed by Kansas State-Oklahoma.
Texas Tech takes on Oklahoma State Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on MASN2.
NBC Sports network brings Ivy League action, with Brown at Cornell Saturday at 8 p.m. Yale heads to Columbia Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Comcast offers a women’s basketball doubleheader Thursday, as North Carolina visits Virginia at 6:30 p.m. before Florida State takes on Maryland. Wake Forest meets Miami Sunday at 1 p.m.
Charlotte visits Middle Tennessee on MASN2 Saturday at 4 p.m. and Kansas heads to Oklahoma at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m., Oklahoma State faces Texas Tech.
Notre Dame meets Duke in a battle of top 10 squads Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN. ESPN2 has a Sunday doubleheader, with Kentucky against Texas A&M at 2 p.m. and Maryland-Georgia Tech at 4 p.m. Georgetown hosts Villanova on FoxSports1 Sunday at 1 p.m.
Oklahoma City hosts Miami on TNT Thursday at 8 p.m., with Houston-Golden State in the nightcap. ESPN offers Denver-Chicago at 8 p.m. Friday, followed by the Celtics taking on the Lakers. Sunday at 9 p.m., the Rockets head to Phoenix.
ABC has the Clippers and Thunder Sunday at 1 p.m., then it’s Bulls at Heat.
The Wizards host the Pelicans Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast, then travel to Cleveland Sunday at 6 p.m.
CBS has the final two days of the Match Play Championship Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
MASN shows action from the UEFA Europe League Thursday, with Dynamo Kyiv against Valencia at 1 p.m. followed by Porto against Eintracht Frankfurt.
In Premier League, Crystal Palace meets Manchester United on NBC Saturday at 12:30 p.m., while USA shows Arsenal against Sunderland. Chelsea clashes with Everton Saturday at 7:45 a.m. on NBC Sports network, and there’s a pair of contests Sunday - Liverpool plays Swansea City at 8:30 a.m. followed by Norwich City against Tottenham Hotspur.
Notre Dame hosts Boston University Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The USA Indoor track and field championships are on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The best NBA players are gathering in New Orleans.
The best NASCAR drivers are gathering in Daytona.
Even the Winter Olympics are in the southern part of Russia. Can’t you tell by the warm temperatures?
NBA’s mid-season break begins Friday with the Celebrity game on ESPN at 7 p.m. TNT has the Rising Stars contest at 9 p.m. All-Star Saturday, including the 3-point shot and dunk competitions, will be on TNT starting at 8 p.m.
The stars shine starting Sunday at 8 p.m. on TNT.
Before the big weekend, TNT has the Nets’ trip to Chicago at 8 p.m. before the Thunder battle the Lakers in the nightcap.
NASCAR gears up for the season with the Unlimited Saturday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1. Qualifying for the Daytona 500 will be Sunday at 1 p.m. on Fox, with two racers securing their spots in the Great American race.
NBC’s Olympic coverage continues Thursday at 3 and 8 p.m. There’s more action Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., and Sunday’s coverage will be at 3 and 7 p.m.
There’s live figure skating on NBC Sports network starting Thursday at 10 a.m. Action begins Friday at 5 a.m. with cross-country skiing, followed by ice hockey at 7:30 a.m. and figure skating at 10 a.m.
Saturday has ice hockey at 3 a.m., 7 a.m. and noon along with cross-country skiing and skeleton. Sunday it’s cross-country skiing at 5 a.m. and ice skating at 10 a.m.
USA network joins the action Thursday at noon with Canada facing Norway. There’s women’s curling between the United States and Denmark Friday at 5 a.m. before more ice hockey matching Canada and Austria at noon.
The Swedes meet Latvia Saturday at noon and there’s three games on Sunday. Norway meets Austria at 3 a.m., followed by Russia-Slovakia at 7:30 a.m. and Finland against Canada at noon.
ESPN has a Thursday college basketball doubleheader, with Louisville visiting Temple at 7 p.m. before Minnesota meets Wisconsin. Second-ranked Arizona battles Arizona State Friday at 9 p.m.
Saturday’s slate starts at noon with Memphis-Connecticut. VCU visits Saint Louis at 2 p.m., followed by Indiana against Purdue and Maryland playing Duke at 6 p.m. The Gameday crew catches Florida and Kentucky at 9 p.m.
Arkansas takes on Missouri on ESPN2 Thursday at 7 p.m., then UCLA faces Colorado at 9 p.m.
Virginia travels to Clemson on ESPN2 Saturday at noon, followed by Oklahoma-Oklahoma State. It’s Tennessee-Missouri at 4 p.m., then Georgia State meets Troy and BYU faces St. Mary’s at 8 p.m. Rutgers goes against Louisville Sunday at 6 p.m.
Syracuse tries to remain unbeaten against North Carolina State Saturday at 3 p.m. on the ACC network.
CBS offers Pittsburgh’s trip to North Carolina Saturday at 1 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. it’s Michigan-Wisconsin.
Seton Hall plays St. John’s Thursday at 9 p.m. on FoxSports1. There’s three contests Sunday, starting with Oregon-Oregon State at 3 p.m. Villanova travels to Creighton at 5 p.m. before St. John’s battles Georgetown.
James Madison hosts UNC-Wilmington Saturday at noon on Comcast, then Massachusetts meets George Washington before another CAA battle between Towson and William & Mary. The day concludes with two ACC contests, as Virginia Tech takes on Miami at 6 p.m. and Florida State tackles Wake Forest.
Hofstra and Drexel battle Sunday at 8 p.m.
MASN starts Saturday with a Big 12 doubleheader, starting with Texas Tech against Iowa State at 1:30 p.m. TCU takes on Kansas at 4 p.m., then it’s off to the Atlantic 10 for St. Bonaventure-George Mason. The night closes at 8 p.m. when Boston University meets Loyola. MASN2 brings VMI at Liberty Saturday at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network has Drexel at College of Charleston Thursday at 7 p.m.
There’s an ACC women’s doubleheader on Comcast Thursday, with N.C. State facing Clemson at 6:30 p.m. followed by Virginia Tech-Wake Forest. Sunday’s schedule starts at 1 p.m. with Syracuse at Boston College, then it’s off to the CAA for Hofstra-College of Charleston at 3:30 p.m. before James Madison heads to Drexel.
ESPN has Tennessee-Kentucky at 1 p.m. while ESPN2 offers a pair of games at 1 p.m. – Wisconsin against Penn State or Oklahoma-Oklahoma State – while at 3:30 p.m. South Carolina faces LSU and North Carolina battles North Carolina State.
West Virginia meets Oklahoma Thursday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1. Baylor and Texas tangle Sunday at 1 p.m.
MASN has Charlotte against Louisiana Tech Thursday at 9 p.m. Saturday at noon, Middle Tennessee meets Florida Atlantic on MASN2.
The PGA tour stays in California for the Northern Trust Open Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
On the college ice, Boston University plays New Hampshire Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network. Wisconsin skates with Ohio State Saturday at 8 p.m.
Everton takes on Swansea City Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on FoxSport1.
NBC Sports network has a college lacrosse twinbill Sunday, with Jacksonville facing Notre Dame at 7 p.m. before Massachusetts meets Ohio State.
The Millrose Games are on NBC Sports network Saturday at 3 p.m.
For the youth of the world interested in cold weather sports, Sochi is the place to be.
The Winter Olympics begin their two-week run on NBC with the Opening Ceremonies Friday at 7:30 p.m. There’s coverage Saturday at 2:30 and 8 p.m., and more action Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network brings live action starting Saturday at 3 a.m. with ice hockey. There’s speed skating and cross-country skiing around dawn eastern time, with figure skating starting at 9:30 a.m.
Ice hockey starts at 3 a.m. Sunday, followed by speed skating, luge at 8:30 a.m. and ski jumping at 1 p.m.
Before the best NHL players head to Sochi, the Capitals host Winnipeg Thursday at 7 p.m. and the Devils Saturday at 8 p.m. on Comcast.
On the college ice, Maine travels to Notre Dame Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Spurs head to Brooklyn Thursday at 8 p.m. on TNT, and the Bulls meet the Warriors in the nightcap. Portland visits Indiana Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, then the Timberwolves take on the Pelicans at 9:30 p.m.
ABC offers Oklahoma City against the Knicks Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by the Bulls against Lakers.
Cleveland visits the Wizards Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and Sacramento comes to town Sunday at 6 p.m.
Connecticut clashes with Cincinnati Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, with Oregon-Arizona in the nightcap. There’s five games on ESPN Friday, starting at noon with Alabama-Florida. Michigan meets Iowa at 2 p.m., followed by West Virginia against Kansas and Duke-Boston College. The GameDay crew catches Gonzaga against Memphis at 9 p.m.
ESPN2 shows LSU-Georgia Thursday at 7 p.m. and Penn State against Michigan State at 9 p.m. Cleveland State against Wright State starts the day on ESPN2 at 1 p.m. Florida State heads to Maryland at 3 p.m., then it’s Saint Louis facing LaSalle and Baylor-Oklahoma. The night concludes with Wichita State battling Northern Iowa at 9 p.m.
Connecticut ventures to Central Florida Sunday at 6 p.m.
ACC network offers Virginia-Georgia Tech and Notre Dame’s visit to North Carolina Saturday at noon.
Butler meets Georgetown Saturday at 1 p.m. on CBS, and Sunday at 1 p.m. it’s Michigan State-Wisconsin.
FoxSports1 offers UTEP against East Carolina at 9 p.m. and Oregon State-Arizona State Thursday at 11 p.m. There’s a Big East doubleheader Friday, with Seton Hall-Villanova at 7 p.m. and DePaul against Creighton in the nightcap. Providence plays Xavier Saturday at 3 p.m. before Oregon takes on Arizona State.
Creighton and St. John’s clash Sunday at 7 p.m.
There’s a trio of games on Comcast Saturday, starting at noon with Virginia Tech-Pittsburgh. The College of Charleston clashes with Towson at 2 p.m., then Fordham takes on George Washington.
Boston College meets Florida State Sunday at 1 p.m. on Comcast, followed by Towson traveling to James Madison.
Mount St. Marys takes on Sacred Heart on MASN Thursday at 9 p.m. The Big 12 plays on MASN Saturday, with Texas against Kansas State at 1:30 p.m. before TCU takes on Iowa State at 4 p.m.
MASN2 has a pair of women’s games Saturday, with Texas Tech taking on TCU at 1 p.m. before Old Dominion battles North Texas. It’s Providence facing St. John’s on FoxSports1 Saturday at 12:30 p.m., then Sunday at 1 p.m. Creighton takes on DePaul before Iowa State heads to Texas.
Connecticut meets Louisville Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN, while ESPN2 has Penn State facing Ohio State at 2 p.m. before Oklahoma takes on Baylor.
The PGA tour visits Pebble Beach, with coverage on CBS Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Swansea City hosts Cardiff City on NBC Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
Anybody else playing Sunday?
The final game of the NFL season kicks off Sunday at 6:38 p.m. on Fox. Until then, we’ll examine Peyton’s place in NFL history and Sherman’s post-game interview.
Over and over and over.
Or the latest weather report. Is it going to be cold in New York on the first Sunday of February?
The night before the big game, the NFL honors its top players on Fox at 8 p.m. Game day, almost everybody has something Super Bowl related.
The Capitals have their traditional home game on Super Sunday, hosting Detroit at 12:30 p.m. on NBC. Comcast has the team’s contest in Columbus Thursday at 7 p.m. and Detroit Friday at 7:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has Boston University against Massachusetts Friday at 7:30 p.m. There’s Big Ten play between Michigan and Wisconsin Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
TNT offers Cleveland at New York Thursday at 8 p.m., with Clippers at Warriors in the nightcap. The Thunder visit Brooklyn Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN, followed by Warriors-Jazz, and the Heat take on the Knicks Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
Kevin Durant and the Thunder visit Washington Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
Cincinnati battles Louisville on ESPN Thursday at 7 p.m., with the nightcap matching Purdue and Michigan. The GameDay crew will be in Syracuse for Duke’s visit Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The day starts with Ohio State facing Wisconsin at noon, then it’s Baylor-Oklahoma State before Kansas tackles Texas at 4 p.m.
ESPN2 has Florida-Mississippi State Thursday at 7 p.m., followed by Oregon against UCLA. The slate of six games starts Saturday at 11 a.m. with Richmond-VCU at 11 a.m. It’s off to the ACC for North Carolina against North Carolina State at 1 p.m. and Clemson facing Florida State. Wright State meets Wisconsin-Green Bay at 7 p.m. before Tennesee plays Alabama and Saint Mary’s meets BYU at 11 p.m.
Kentucky heads to Missouri Saturday at 1 p.m. on CBS, and Sunday at 1 p.m. it’s Michigan-Indiana.
ACC network offers Maryland against Virginia Tech Saturday at noon, and other areas will catch Notre Dame taking on Boston College.
FoxSports1 has Providence-Marquette Thursday at 7 p.m. Marquette takes on St. John’s Saturday at 12:30 p.m., followed by Michigan State-Georgetown.
Georgia Tech takes on Wake Forest Saturday at noon on Comcast.
West Virginia hosts Kansas State on MASN Saturday at 1:30 p.m., followed by Oklahoma-Iowa State. TCU takes on Texas Tech on MASN2 Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
There’s four games on NBC Sports network Saturday. George Washington takes on Dayton at 12:30 p.m., followed by George Mason-St. Louis and Drexel taking on Towson. Pennsylvania faces Harvard at 9 p.m. James Madison hosts William & Mary Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
There’s a pair of women’s ACC games Sunday on Comcast. Maryland heads to Syracuse at noon, followed by Miami-North Carolina. MASN brings Oklahoma against Oklahoma State Saturday at 3:30 p.m., then it’s Texas taking on Baylor at 7:30 p.m.
ESPN offers Notre Dame-Duke Sunday at 2 p.m., while ESPN2 brings Stanford-California at 4 p.m.
The PGA Tour heads to Phoenix Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
In the Premier League, Newcastle United meets Sunderland at 7:45 a.m. Saturday on NBC Sports network. Stoke City battles Manchester United at 10 a.m. There’s two more games Sunday, with Liverpool against West Bromwich Albion at 8:30 a.m. and Arsenal-Crystal Palace at 11 a.m.
There’s an international friendly between the United States and South Korea Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2.
Bowlers gather for the PBA Super Clash on ESPN at 4 p.m.
Want to see ice in Southern California?
This weekend is your chance.
The NHL’s Stadium Series heads to Dodger Stadium Saturday night, with the Kings facing the Ducks on NBC Sports network at 10 p.m.
Both teams have hoisted the Stanley Cup in the past 10 years, but it’s rarely ice hockey weather outside their arenas.
A colder venue also hosts an outdoor game, with the Rangers and Devils meeting at Yankee Stadium Sunday at 12:30 p.m. There’s another game Wednesday night as the Big Apple gears up for Super Bowl XLVIII.
In the arenas, the Capitals are on the road this weekend – Friday at 7 p.m. at New Jersey and Saturday at 7 p.m. in Montreal on Comcast. NBC Sports network has the Penguins and Islanders Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
On the college ice, Notre Dame hosts Northeastern for contests Friday and Saturday at on NBC Sports network.
Want warmer weather for your sports? NBC has the Pro Bowl Sunday at 7:30 p.m. featuring teams picked by captains Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders – no conference matchups this years. Players hoping to make future Pro Bowls gather for the Senior Bowl Saturday at 4 p.m. on NFL Network.
The Australian Open closes its run this weekend. ESPN has a men’s semifinal Friday at 3:30 a.m., then the final Sunday at 3 a.m. The women’s final is Saturday at 3 a.m.
The Lakers visit Miami Thursday at 8 p.m. on TNT, with the nightcap featuring the Nuggets against the TrailBlazers. The Clippers and Bulls battle Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN, and it’s Celtics-Nets Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
ABC starts its Sunday afternoon slate with Spurs-Heat at 1 p.m., and the Lakers face the Knicks at 3:30 p.m.
The Wizards head west this weekend, meeting Phoenix Friday at 10 p.m. and Utah Saturday at 10 p.m. on Comcast.
Virginia closes out a homestand against Virginia Tech Saturday at 3 p.m. on ACC network, while other areas can see Notre Dame-Wake Forest. Sunday at 1 p.m., it’s Georgia Tech against N.C. State.
Ohio State meets Illinois on ESPN Thursday at 7 p.m. Duke-Florida State kicks off Saturday’s play at noon, followed by Tennessee taking on Florida at 4 p.m. and Michigan against Michigan State at 7 p.m.
There’s a pair of games on ESPN2 Thursday, with Florida-Alabama at 7 p.m. followed by Colorado against Arizona. Six contests fill the slate on Saturday, starting at noon with VCU-LaSalle. It’s West Virginia against Oklahoma State at 2 p.m., then Western Kentucky takes on Louisiana-Lafayette. Maryland has a contest with Pittsburgh at 6 p.m., followed by Alabama-LSU and BYU meeting Gonzaga at 10 p.m.
CBS offers Syracuse at Miami Saturday at 1 p.m.
Middle Tennessee State takes on Tulsa Thursday at 9 p.m. on FoxSports1, followed by Oregon-Washington. The Big East takes the stage Saturday, with Xavier at Providence at noon before Villanova against Marquette and Georgetown travels to Creighton at 8 p.m. Arizona hosts Utah Sunday at 8 p.m.
Comcast has three contests Saturday, starting at noon with Towson taking on Delaware. College of Charleston visits James Madison at 2 p.m., then it’s Texas-San Antonio at Texas-El Paso.
There’s Big 12 action on MASN Saturday, with Texas-Baylor at 1:30 p.m. followed by Oklahoma facing Texas Tech. Presbyterian meets Liberty at 7 p.m.
Kansas State takes on Iowa State on MASN2 Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network visits the state of Virginia for a pair of games Saturday. At noon, George Mason hosts George Washington and Richmond meets Saint Joseph’s at 4 p.m. There’s two more games Sunday, with Fordham-Massachusetts at noon and Harvard taking on Dartmouth at 4 p.m.
In women’s hoops, Penn State hosts Minnesota Sunday at 1 p.m. on CBS. On MASN2, Baylor travels to Oklahoma State Sunday at 4 p.m. while FoxSports1 has Georgetown at St. John’s Sunday at 6 p.m.
Comcast has a doubleheader Thursday – Maryland-Virginia at 6:30 p.m. followed by Miami against Notre Dame. Virginia heads to Syracuse Sunday at 2 p.m. NBC Sports network offers Dayton at Saint Joseph’s Sunday at 6 p.m. ESPN2 has a pair of SEC games Sunday, as South Carolina plays Vanderbilt at 2 p.m. before Tennessee meets Texas A&M.
FoxSports1 has the final seven hours of the 24 Hours of Daytona Sunday at 7 a.m.
On the pitch, Arsenal faces on Coventry City FoxSports1 Friday at 2:30 p.m. Liverpool battles AFC Bournemouth Saturday at 7:30 a.m, and it’s Sunderland-Kidderminster Harriers at 10 a.m.
It’s an X-Games weekend on ESPN. Action begins Thursday at 9 p.m. on ESPN and continues Friday at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN has action at 2 and 9 p.m. while ABC joins the show at 4 p.m. ESPN closes it out Sunday at 2 and 9 p.m.
There’s USA Sevens Rugby action Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. on NBC Sports network. NBC continues coverage at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.