Turkey Day SportsPosted: November 23, 2017
The Washington Redskins have played nine times on Thanksgiving Day.
This year, for the first time they won’t have to travel.
The Redskins host at FedEx Field the Giants at 8:30 p.m. on NBC, after appearing on the holiday eight times against Dallas and once against Detroit.
The Lions start the holiday on Fox at 12:30 p.m., meeting the Vikings. The Chargers tangle with the Cowboys on CBS at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday’s play includes the Dolphins and Patriots at 1 p.m. on CBS and Rams-Saints at 4:25 p.m. Fox in Virginia will carry the Eagles against the Bears, with some places seeing Panthers-Jets and others getting the late game between the Seahawks and the 49ers.
The Steelers host the Packers on NBC Sunday night, with Texans-Ravens on ESPN Monday night.
ESPN2 carries the CFL’s Grey Cup Sunday at 6 p.m., with Calgary taking on Toronto.
The college football weekend begins Thursday with the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and Mississippi State at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Virginia and Virginia Tech close out their regular seasons Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
ABC has a Friday doubleheader, with Miami-Pittsburgh at noon and Central Florida taking on South Florida at 3:30 p.m.
Arkansas tangles with Missouri on CBS at 2:30 p.m., and Texas takes on Texas Tech on Fox at 8 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Navy meeting Houston.
On FoxSports1, Baylor battles TCU at noon. It’s Iowa against Nebraska at 4 p.m. and California clashes with UCLA at 10:30 p.m
Alabama and Auburn meet in the Iron Bowl Saturday on CBS at 3:30 p.m. with a playoff berth in the SEC title game at stake.
Michigan meets Ohio State at noon on Fox, then Rutgers meets Michigan State at 4 p.m. It’s the Apple Cup at 8 p.m. between Washington and Washington State.
ABC starts its day at noon with Georgia-Georgia Tech. Wisconsin meets Minnesota at 3:30 p.m. and Stanford hosts Notre Dame at 8 p.m.
Florida faces Florida State at noon on ESPN. West Virginia travels to Oklahoma at 3:45 p.m. and Clemson clashes with South Carolina at 7:30 p.m.
There’s a Hoosier State battle between Indiana and Purdue at noon on ESPN2, followed by Kansas State-Iowa State. Oregon takes on Oregon State at 7 p.m. and Utah State plays Air Force in the nightcap at 10:15 p.m.
Kansas clashes with Oklahoma State on FoxSports1 at noon before Ilinois-Northwestern at 4 p.m. It’s Utah-Colorado at 10 p.m.
The ACC network carries Syracuse-Boston College at 12:20 p.m.
Duke and Wake Forest clash on NBC Sports Washington at 12:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the annual battle between Southern and Grambling State at 5 p.m.
The Wizards meet the TrailBlazers on NBC Sports Washington Saturday at 7 p.m.
On the college court, ESPN has a semifinal in the Battle for Atlantis Thursday at 12:30 p.m. with Tennessee taking on Villanova. Then it’s three contests from PK80, with North Carolina-Portland at 2:30 p.m., Duke against Portland State at 4:30 p.m. and Michigan State meeting DePaul at 6:30 p.m.
ESPN2 starts its day at 11:30 a.m. with Missouri-Long Beach State, then heads to Atlantis at 3 p.m. for North Carolina State against Northern Iowa. Arkansas takes on Oklahoma at 5 p.m., followed by Butler-Texas and Florida facing Stanford at 10 p.m. Ohio State faces Gonzaga at 12:30 a.m.
FoxSports1 has George Washington against Xavier Thursday at 5 p.m., then Arizona State takes on Kansas State.
ESPN has semifinals from PK80 Friday at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., with another contest at midnight. The Battle for Atlantis championship will be Friday at noon on ESPN2, with the third place game at 2:30 p.m. Then there’s semifinals from the Advocare Invitational at 5 p.m. and Wooden Legacy at 7 p.m., with action from PK80 at 9 and 11:30 p.m.
At the Las Vegas Invitational, Fox has the championship Friday at 5:30 p.m. followed by the third place game on FoxSports1 at 8 p.m.
Miami meets North Florida Saturday at 4 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington and FoxSports1 has Boston College-Providence at 8 p.m.
The two divisions of PK80 have their third place contests on ESPN Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m., with championship games at 8:30 and 11 p.m. ESPN2 has fifth place games Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m., with the Advocare championship at 9:30 p.m.
Michigan meets California Riverside Sunday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1 and Temple takes on LaSalle at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Capitals tangle with the Lightning Friday at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington.
NBC has Penguins-Bruins Friday at 1 p.m.
On the college ice, Minnesota meets Notre Dame on NBC Sports network Friday at 7:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday at 7:30 a.m., after qualifying Saturday at 8 a.m. and practice Friday at 8 a.m.
In the Europa League, FoxSports1 has Koln against Arsenal at 1 p.m. and Everton-Atalanta at 3 p.m.
West Ham United faces Leicester City Friday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network and it’s Huddlersfield Town against Manchester City Sunday at 10:55 a.m. Liverpool meets Chelsea Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Dortmund battles Schalke in the Bundesliga Saturday at 9:30 a.m. on FoxSports1, then Sunday Hamburg faces Hoffenheim at 9:30 a.m. and Koln takes on Hertha Berlin at noon.