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NFL playoffs, UFC on ABC, NHL fill weekend sports schedule

NFL playoffs, UFC on ABC, NHL fill weekend sports schedule

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Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The NFL playoffs, the first weekend of the 2020-21 NHL season and a rare series of UFC fights on ABC pack the weekend sports schedule. The PGA Tour, NBA and college basketball compete this weekend. Eight NFL teams vie for spots in their respective conference championship games Saturday and Sunday in what will likely be the most-watched sporting events. Advertisement The Green Bay Packers, top seed in the NFC, will host the Los Angeles Rams in the first playoff game of the weekend at 4:35 p.m. EST Saturday on Fox. The Buffalo Bills then will host the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC Divisional Round matchup, which airs at 8:15 p.m. EST Saturday on NBC. The reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs launch Sunday's playoff slate. The AFC's top seed will host the Cleveland B...
NFL playoffs, NBA, PGA Tour stack sports weekend schedule

NFL playoffs, NBA, PGA Tour stack sports weekend schedule

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Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The road to Super Bowl LV starts this weekend as a dozen NFL teams compete in the first round of the playoffs. A wealth of NBA and college basketball games and a PGA Tour tournament also pack the weekend sports slate. Patrick Mahomes and the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers have the weekend off as the top two seeds earned first-round byes for the NFL playoffs. The other teams that made the NFL's new 14-team format face off Saturday and Sunday. Advertisement Quarterback Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills host the Indianapolis Colts in the first game of the 2021 postseason. That AFC matchup kicks off at 1:05 p.m. EST Saturday and airs on CBS. The Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks launch the NFC portion of the playoff brac...
No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor hoops, MLS playoffs headline sports weekend

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor hoops, MLS playoffs headline sports weekend

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Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A men's college basketball game between the two top-ranked teams in the country, an MLS Cup Playoffs semifinal and a welterweight unified title boxing bout highlight sports action for the first weekend of December. More than 100 other college basketball games, over 50 college football games, dozens of NFL games and a PGA Tour tournament also fill the schedule. Advertisement Gonzaga -- the No. 1 team in the preseason Division I men's basketball coaches poll -- battles No. 2 Baylor in one of the best matchups this weekend. The top-ranked Bulldogs (3-0) knocked off No. 7 Kansas in their first game of the season before a blowout of Auburn. Gonzaga then rallied past No. 11 West Virginia on Wednesday to remain undefeated. The Bears (3-0) have won their first three games by an a...
Football, men’s tennis, MLS playoffs pack weekend sports schedule

Football, men’s tennis, MLS playoffs pack weekend sports schedule

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- More than 50 college football and NFL games, the ATP men's tennis season finale and the MLS Cup Playoffs fill up the weekend sports schedule, plus UFC bouts, European soccer and a golf tournament. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in 30 canceled or postponed college football games over the last two weeks. Forty-two games are on the schedule from Friday through Saturday, featuring several matchups between ranked teams. Advertisement The full NFL schedule continues with Week 11, highlighted by divisional matchups. A dozen games are scheduled for Sunday. Football matchups Some of the top-ranked teams in the country start Saturday's college football schedule. Indiana takes on Ohio State in the Big Ten at noon EST on Fox. Clemson battles Florida State in an ACC game at no...
Euro 2020 play-offs & England-Wales friendly on big day for Home Nations

Euro 2020 play-offs & England-Wales friendly on big day for Home Nations

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Last updated on 36 minutes ago36 minutes ago.From the section FootballIt's a huge day of international football for the Home Nations with some fighting for their Euro 2020 places and Anglo-Welsh bragging rights at stake.Northern Ireland and Scotland are involved in play-off semi-finals at 19:45 BST as they bid for a spot in next summer's rearranged European Championship, while England and Wales - who have already qualified - face off in a much-anticipated friendly at Wembley.After tonight, we could even be looking forward to a potential Northern Ireland-Republic of Ireland play-off final - which would be at Belfast's Windsor Park - although they both have to get through tricky away games before they worry about that.Northern Ireland travel to Bosnia while the Republic visit Slovakia and vi...