Who’s going to Super Bowl LI?Posted: January 19, 2017
Don’t close the Georgia Dome just yet.
The Falcons will have a final home game after 25 years in the facility, hosting Green Bay in the NFC Championship game Sunday on Fox. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.
The Packers’ last-second field goal Sunday knocked off the top seeded Cowboys, giving Atlanta one more home game before its new stadium opens for next season.
The teams met in Week 8, with the Falcons taking a 33-32 win. It was the start of the Packers’ four-game midseason losing streak, but Green Bay carries a eight-game winning streak into Sunday’s contest.
The Patriots and Steelers continue their quest for Super Bowl records in the AFC championship at 6:30 p.m. on CBS.
The Patriots want to win their fifth Super Bowl with Tom Brady under center – looking to pass the Steelers’ Terry Bradshaw and 49ers’ Joe Montana – while the Steelers seek a record seventh victory.
New England won in Week 7 at Pittsburgh, but the Steelers bring a nine-game winning streak into this matchup.
The East-West Shrine Game will be on NFL network Saturday at 3 p.m. and FoxSports1 has the Collegiate Bowl all-star contest Saturday at 4 p.m.
NBC has the United States Ice Skating championships this weekend, with women’s coverage Saturday at 8 p.m. and men’s Sunday at 4 p.m. There’s pairs free skate and pairs dance Saturday at 3 p.m., after the ladies short program Thursday at 9:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Wizards visit the Knicks on TNT Thursday at 8 p.m., followed by Timberwolves-Clippers. Comcast has the Wizards’ contest with the Pistons Saturday at 6 p.m.
ESPN has the Warriors’ contest with the Rockets Friday at 8 p.m. and it’s Pacers-Lakers in the nightcap.
There’s NBA action Saturday on ABC, with the Cavaliers hosting the Spurs at 8:30 p.m.
Maryland meets Iowa Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, then it’s Clemson against Louisville.
Connecticut clashes with SMU on ESPN2 Thursday at 7 p.m. before California takes on Oregon.
Liberty hosts Gardner-Webb on MASN Thursday at 7 p.m. and FoxSports1 has Arizona State-UCLA at 11 p.m.
The ACC network offers North Carolina-Boston College Saturday at noon. Virginia tangles with Georgia Tech at 2 p.m. while it’s Wake Forest-North Carolina State in other areas.
Top-ranked Villanova takes on Providence Saturday at noon on Fox.
CBS has three contests Saturday, starting with Florida-Vanderbilt at noon. Kansas tangles with Texas at 2 p.m. and it’s Arizona-UCLA at 4 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Syracuse-Notre Dame, followed by Louisville against Florida State. Michigan State tangles with Indiana at 4 p.m. and South Carolina meets Kentucky at 6 p.m. before the GameDay crew catches Miami and Duke at 8:15 p.m.
Georgia tangles with Texas A&M at noon on ESPN2, then it’s Oklahoma against Iowa State at 2 p.m. Auburn and Alabama clash at 4 p.m. before West Virginia travels to Kansas State.
DePaul battles Butler Saturday at 2 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Rhode Island meets Duquesne on NBC Sports network Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Comcast offers High Point against Radford Saturday at noon, followed by Towson’s battle with Delaware.
Marshall meets Western Kentucky Saturday at 6 p.m. on MASN and it’s Liberty-Winthrop on MASN2 at 7 p.m.
CBS has Xavier against Georgetown Sunday at 2 p.m. and FoxSports1 offers Seton Hall’s contest with St. John’s at noon.
LaSalle visits VCU on NBC Sports network Sunday at 2 p.m.
On the women’s court, FoxSports1 has Georgetown-Xavier Friday at 8 p.m.
West Virginia hosts Baylor on MASN Saturday at 2 p.m.
Top-ranked Connecticut plays Tulane on ESPN2 Sunday at 1 p.m. Maryland meets Rutgers at 3 p.m. and it’s Vanderbilt-Tennessee at 5 p.m.
There’s three games on Comcast Sunday, starting with Virginia-Pittsburgh at 12:30 p.m. Miami meets Syracuse at 2:30 p.m. before George Mason travels to Richmond.
The Capitals travel to St. Louis Thursday at 8 p.m. on Comcast.
The Bruins meet the Blackhawks Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and NBC offers the Rangers and Red Wings Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
On the college ice, Vermont clashes with Connecticut Friday at 6 p.m. on MASN followed by Bently-Sacred Heart.
NASCAR has its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
Liverpool faces Swansea City Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, then it’s Stoke City meeting Manchester United. NBC brings Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur at 12:30 p.m.
Sunday brings Southampton-Leicester City at 6:55 a.m., followed by Arsenal-Burnley and Chelsea’s contest with Hull City at 11:25 a.m.
Third round play from the Australian Open goes on ESPN2 Thursday at 11 p.m. and Friday at 9 p.m. The round of 16 takes the court Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m.