Turkey day sportsPosted: November 24, 2016
Expect arguments on Thanksgiving Day.
The Cowboys and Redskins are playing.
Dak Prescott continues his big season with the NFC East showdown on Fox at 4:30 p.m.
The day starts at 12:30 p.m. when the Lions host the Vikings on CBS. NBC carries the Colts’ contest with the Steelers at 8:30 p.m.
The Ravens try to stay atop the AFC North Sunday at 1 p.m. when the Bengals visit on CBS. The Patriots take on the Jets in the late afternoon slot, with Fox showing Browns-Giants at 1 p.m.
The Broncos host the Chiefs Sunday night on NBC, with Packers-Eagles on ESPN Monday night.
Texas A&M has the Thanksgiving contest in college football, when LSU visits on ESPN at 7:30 p.m.
Action Friday begins at noon with North Carolina-North Carolina State on ESPN and Houston meeting Memphis on ABC.
Missouri takes on Arkansas on CBS at 2:30 p.m. and Nebraska goes to Iowa at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.
FoxSports1 brings the Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State at 3:30 p.m.
ESPN closes the day with a pair of contests, with Baylor battling Texas Tech at 6 p.m. and Arizona against Arizona State at 9:30 p.m.
Virginia and Virginia Tech tangle on ESPN2 Saturday at noon.
ABC has the big contest between Michigan and Ohio State at noon, followed by Notre Dame-Southern Cal at 3:30 p.m. and Florida facing Florida State at 8 p.m.
Top-ranked Alabama meets Auburn on CBS at 3:30 p.m. and Fox has the PAC-12 meeting between Colorado and Utah at 7:30 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon when Louisville faces Kentucky, followed by Michigan State-Penn State at 3:30 p.m. and Clemson’s contest with South Carolina at 7:30 p.m.
Duke meets Miami on ESPN2 at 3:30 p.m. California battles UCLA at 7 p.m. with a nightcap featuring Wyoming and New Mexico.
Kansas clashes with Kansas State on FoxSports1 at noon followed by West Virginia-Iowa State.
Pittsburgh plays Syracuse on the ACC network at 12:30 p.m.
Comcast offers Boston College-Wake Forest at 3 p.m.
Southern clashes with Grambling State at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
North of the border, ESPN2 has the Grey Cup between Calgary and Ottawa.
It’s tournament time on the college hardcourt. ESPN starts its day at noon Thursday with Baylor battling Michigan State at noon followed by Louisville-Wichita State. Virginia Tech takes on New Mexico at 4:30 p.m.
ESPN2 has four games in the Advocare Invitational starting at 12:30 p.m. before closing at the Wooden Classic at 11 p.m.
FoxSports1 brings a pair of contests Thursday, with Butler-Vanderbilt at 8 p.m. followed by Santa Clara against Arizona. It’s the championship and third place games at the Las Vegas Invitational Friday at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
It’s the championship of the Battle for Atlantis on ESPN Friday at 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 brings the championship game of the NIT tip-off tournament at 3 p.m. after games at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. from Advocare and Atlantis.
Maryland meets Richmond on MASN in the Barclay Center Classic Friday at 9:30 p.m. after Kansas State-Boston College. Oklahoma hosts Abilene Christian on MASN2 at 3 p.m.
Northern Iowa takes on Xavier Saturday at noon on MASN, and it’s James Madison-George Mason at 6 p.m. The Barclay Center Classic championship tips at 9:30 p.m. after the consolation game at 7 p.m. on MASN2.
ESPN has the finals from the Advocare Invitational Sunday at 1 p.m. and Wooden Classic at 8:30 p.m.
Georgetown hosts Howard on FoxSports1 Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
In women’s basketball, South Carolina takes on Louisville on ESPN Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Wizards meet the Spurs Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
NBC has ice hockey Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rangers visiting the Flyers.
The Capitals host the Sabres Friday at 5 p.m. on Comcast.
On the college ice, MASN brings the Friendship Four Friday. Vermont takes on Massachusetts at 11 a.m. before Quinnipiac battles St. Lawrence at 3 p.m. Winners advance to the championship game will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
The MLS playoffs continue with the Western Conference final between Colorado and Seattle at 4 p.m. on ESPN.
NBC Sports network offers Burnley-Manchester City Saturday at 7:25 a.m. followed by Liverpool against Sunderland. NBC brings Chelsea against Tottenham Hotspur at 12:30 p.m.
Manchester United meets West Ham United Sunday at 11:25 a.m.
There’s three contests from the Europa League on FoxSports1. Fenerbahce faces Zorya Luhansk at 11 a.m., then it’s Sparta Praha facing Southampton at 1 p.m. and Manchester United FC against Feyenoord at 3 p.m.
Formula One has its Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on NBC Sports network, after practice Friday at 8 a.m.
There’s rugby on NBC Sports network with Northampton-Newcastle Friday at 2:30 p.m., the Exeter Chiefs meeting the Worcester Warriors Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and Bath Rugby clashing with the Harlequins Sunday at 2:30 p.m.