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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...
UFC schedule 2021: Every upcoming event from Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier, Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns and Leon Edwards v Khamzat Chimaev

UFC schedule 2021: Every upcoming event from Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier, Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns and Leon Edwards v Khamzat Chimaev

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The new year begins with a bang in January as the UFC has created some mouth watering fights. Yes, we have the return of Conor McGregor but also Max Holloway and Khamzat Chimaev are in action. Then there’s also Kamaru Usman’s welterweight defence in February. Getty Images Conor McGregor takes on Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 in January The world of MMA continued to flourish throughout a difficult 2020 despite the restrictions the global pandemic threw up. But UFC boss Dana White has been determined to keep the action going. Events have taken place behind closed doors since March but there was some truly memorable action in 2020. Usman beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on ‘Fight Island’ in July and the company was back in Abu Dhabi in the autumn as Israel Ad...
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...
Vietnamese Grand Prix dropped from 2021 F1 schedule

Vietnamese Grand Prix dropped from 2021 F1 schedule

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The Vietnamese Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2021 Formula 1 calendar, BBC Sport has learned. It raises doubts that the race, due to make its debut in April before it was called off because of the coronavirus pandemic, will ever take place.The date of the Vietnam race, 25 April, has been left blank on a 22-race 2021 schedule to be published on Tuesday.The calendar could extend to 23 Grands Prix - a new record - if F1 can find a replacement for Vietnam.The move has been triggered by the arrest on corruption charges of a key official responsible for the race in Hanoi.Hanoi People's Committee chairman Nguyen Duc Chung was arrested in Augustexternal-link for alleged appropriation of documents containing state secrets.The case is not related to his involvement in the grand prix.However, C...