What To Watch: Fri. 1/22 – Sun. 1/24

All times are Pacific.

Friday January 22nd

Anaheim Ducks at Washington Capitals – 2pm NHLN: This game got kicked up do to the winter storm. Some people will a good game featuring the best team in the NHL.POSTPONED DUE TO STORM. 

Chicago Blackhawks at Florida Panthers – 4:30pm NHL Gamecenter: Two of the best teams in the NHL face off in South Florida. The Blackhawks (68 pts) and the Panthers (57 pts) and both are leading their respective divisions.

Oklahoma City at Dallas Mavericks – 5:30pm NBA League Pass: Big, big battle in the Western Conference between two teams who want to make a deep run in the playoffs.

Indiana Pacers at Golden State Warriors – 7:30pm ESPN: Pacers are one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference but these are the Warriors who are undefeated at home this year. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr returns to the court after taking a leave of absence due to back surgery.

 

Saturday January 23rd

Providence at Villanova – 9am FOX: One of few top 25 match-ups for the day. Big East

West Ham vs Manchester City – 9:30am NBC: Man City is still in a battle with Leicester City and Arsenal for the top spot in the Premier League. West Ham is fighting for a European football spot for next season. It’s a crazy, crazy season.

Minnesota Wild at San Jose Sharks – 1pm NHL Gamecenter: Both teams are jockeying for playoff position in the Western Conference.

Maryland at Michigan State – 3:30pm ESPN: A big battle in the Big Ten…and nationally for that matter. Both teams have the potential to make a deep run in the tournament come March.

Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs – 4pm NHLN: While these two teams are far apart in the standings, it’s still one of the best rivalries in all of sports.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers – 4pm NHL Gamecenter: Tampa Bay sits three points behind the Panthers and the Panthers will be coming off a tough game against the Chicago. It’s perfect timing for the Lightning.

LeBron JamesChicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers – 5:30pm ABC: LeBron James and the Cavs take on Jimmy Butler and the Bulls. Both got teams are at powerhouses in the Eastern Conference and both need to rebound from butt kickings by the Warriors.

 

Sunday January 24th

Arsenal vs Chelsea – 8am NBCSN: Normally this would be a massive game. This year Chelsea is some 19 points behind the Gunners. They have gotten better though.

Sidney CrosbyPittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals – 9:30am NBC: A big game for the Penguins as they try to keep their playoff hopes alive. We’ll see if they can get their with the massive winter storm that is supposed to hit DC.

Purdue at Iowa – 10am BTN: Iowa seems to beat everyone this year but Purdue is a solid team and should give the Hawkeyes all they can handle.

New England Patriots at Denver Broncos – Noon CBS: The 18th time Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have squared off with a trip to the Super Bowl at stake. What else do you need?

Los Angeles Clippers at Toronto Raptors – 3pm NBA League Pass: The Lob City roadshow makes a stop in Southern Ontario to take on one of the top teams in the east.

Cam NewtonArizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers – 3:40pm FOX: Man this is an awesome game. The Cardinals almost blew it last week against the Packers and the Panthers almost did the same with the Seahawks. Someone has got to out together a complete game.

St Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks – 4pm NHLN: The Blues are looking to get a little closer to Central Division leading Chicago.

Los Angeles Kings at San Jose Sharks – 7pm NHL Gamecenter:  Best rivalry on the West Coast.

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What To Watch: Fri. 1/8 – Sun. 1/10

All times are Pacific.

Friday January 8th

Nashville Predators at Colorado Avalanche – 6pm NHL Gamecenter: These two are separated by two points in the Central.

Utah at Colorado – 6pm FS1: A pleasant surprise for a Friday night.

 

Saturday January 9th
BisonFCS National Title – 9am ESPN2:
Jacksonville State takes on North Dakota State. The Bison are seeking their 5th straight National Title. To do it, they will need to slow down a very high powered Jacksonville State offense and a defensive line built on SEC transfers. And Jacksonville State’s one loss this year came in overtime at Auburn. The Bison have a tall task in front of them if they want their 5th straight title.

Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – 10am NHL Gamecenter: The Caps are the class of the NHL right now but the Rangers are no slouches. Sprinkle in some rivalry and you got a nice game for a Saturday morning.

Maryland at Wisconsin – 10am ESPN: Still seems weird calling this a Big Ten match-up but it is. This one features the #3 Terps in a very harsh environment in Madison.

Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans – 1:35pm ESPN: The Chiefs are the hottest team entering the playoffs. They have won 10 in a row but the Texans have come together and down it with four different quarterbacks under center.

Chicago Bulls at Atlanta Hawks – 2pm NBA League Pass: Second in the Central vs second in the Southeast.

Pittsburgh Penguins at Montreal Canadiens – 4pm NHLN: Sidney Crosby gets to play at the Bell Centre on a Saturday night. Sure it’s a real easy ticket to get.

Jim BoeheimUNC at Syracuse – 5pm ESPN: Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim returns to the Orange bench after a nine game suspension. It’s his last season leading the Cuse but we doubt the Tar Heels will show any mercy.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals – 5:15pm CBS: Is there anything better than a divisional rivalry masking as a playoff game?

St Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings – 7:30pm NHL Gamecenter: These two are even in points but that means that the Kings lead the Pacific and the Blues sit in third in the Central.

 

Sunday January 10th

Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings – 10am NBC: The game has a noon local kickoff time. That should put the temperature around 0 and that’s without the wind chill. Aren’t you glad you don’t have tickets?

Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins – 1:40pm FOX: Boy does benching Robert Griffin III in favor of Kirk Cousins look like a good idea now. Problem is that arguably the best quarterback in the NFL in Aaron Rodgers is on the other sideline. In any event we still have this Cousins gem.

Indiana Pacers at Houston Rockets – 4pm NBA League Pass: Paul George of the Pacers is having a heck of a season. He is 7th in scoring which is five slots behind James Harden of the Rockets. These two alone are enough to watch this one.

Villanova at Butler – 4:30pm FS1: Not a bad way to cap off the weekend. A Big East top 25 match-up in the heart of basketball country.

What to Watch: Fri. 12/18 – Sun. 12/20

All times are Pacific.

Friday December 18th

Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins – 4pm NHL Gamecenter: Two proud franchises and two that plan on making a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals – 4pm NHL Gamecenter: The Caps are leading the Metropolitan division but it’s only a matter of time before the Lightning turn it around.

Blake GriffinLA Clippers at San Antonio Spurs – 5pm ESPN: Two powerhouses in the western conference square off. This means a whole lot of star power too. Blake Griffin, TIm Duncan, Chris Paul, Kawhi Leonard, LeMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan, etc.

 

Richmond at North Dakota State – 5pm ESPN2: It’s the first of two FCS Semifinal games. NDSU looks to make it to a fifth straight National Title game. Richmond hasn’t been there since 2008 when it beat Montana.

 

Saturday December 19th

Utah at Duke – 9am ESPN: Big out of conference match-up. Duke has not lost at home to an out of conference opponent in what seems like forever.

Villanova at Virginia – 9am ESPN2: One of four top 25 match-ups in college basketball this weekend.

UNC vs UCLA – 10am CBS: This one is being played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Two legendary programs and two pretty good teams this year.

BYU vs UTAH – 12:30pm ABC: The Las Vegas bowl is a renewal of an old rivalry. One called the ‘Holy War’. Expect a good one and lets see if both teams can keep it a clean game.

Sam Houston State at Jacksonville State – 1pm ESPNU: The second FCS Semifinal match-up. Shootout probability: HIGH.

Butler at Purdue -2pm BTN: Another one of the top 25 match-ups in college basketball.

Ohio vs Appalachian State – 2:30pm ESPN: One of the more solid games this bowl season. Yes it has a funny name (Camilla Bowl) but these two teams have a combined 18 wins this season. That’s better than a lot of bowl games.

Montreal Canadiens at Dallas Stars – 4pm NHLN: Division leaders square off in the Lone Star State.

UFC on FOX – 5pm FOX: Lightweight title is on the line as Rafael Dos Anjos takes on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Former Heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos takes on Alistair Overeem and Nate Diaz returns to face Michael Johnson.

LA Clippers at Houston Rockets – 5pm NBA League Pass: The Texas road trip is always tough. Second game in two night for the Clippers against a solid team.

 

Sunday December 20th

Watford vs Liverpool – 5:30pm NBCSN: Liverpool sits a point behind Watford for the seventh spot in the Premier League table.

Carolina Panthers at NY Giants  – 10am FOX: Panthers are still undefeated and in the playoffs. Giants are fighting for their playoff lives and this would be a big, big win.

Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings – 10am FOX: Big battle in the NFC North.

Green Bay Packers at Oakland Raiders – 1pm FOX: Aaron Rodgers returns home…and he gets to face Khalil Mack who had five sacks last weekend at Denver.

Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers – 1:25pm CBS: The best defense in the league (Broncos) takes on the second best offense in the league (Steelers). Any questions?

Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic – 3pm NBA League Pass: Solid match up for your Sunday afternoon.

OvechkinWashington Capitals at NY Rangers – 4pm NHLN: Alex Ovechkin and the Caps take their show on the road to the Big Apple.

Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles – 5:25pm NBC: The Cards are rolling and the Eagles have won two in a row against two playoff caliber teams.

What To Watch Fri. 12/11 – Sun. 12/13

All times are Pacific.

Friday December 11th

Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers – 4pm ESPN: Two 12-8 teams meet in Indianapolis.

LA Kings at Pittsburgh Penguins -4pm NHL Gamecenter: Well the Pens were out West last weekend, now the Pacific leading Kings come East.

Charleston Southern at Jacksonville State – 5pm ESPN2: Some FCS playoffs for your Friday night. Jacksonville State is the top seed in the FCS playoff bracket and Charleston Southern would love nothing more than to topple the Gamecocks.

The Ultimate Fighter Finale – 7pm FS1: Joe Lauzon vs Evan Dunham, Edson Barboza vs Tony Ferguson and the main event is a 145lbs clash between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes.

 

Saturday December 12th

Northern Iowa at North Dakota State – 9am ESPN: North Dakota State is looking for it’s 5th straight FCS title. Northern Iowa almost upset North Dakota State earlier this year. Payback is awaiting.

Keenan ReynoldsArmy vs Navy – Noon CBS: 116th edition of the Army vs Navy game. Navy has won 13 years in a row. That’s right. Navy hasn’t lost to Army since 2001 when George W Bush was in his 1st term. Navy also has quarterback Keenan Reynolds who owns the NCAA record for touchdowns (83).

Utah vs Wichita State – 12:30pm ESPN2: The always dangerous Shockers welcome the Utes in some afternoon hoops action.

Cincinnati vs Xavier – 2:30pm FOX: The battle for basketball bragging rights in the Queen City.

Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning – 4pm NHLN: The Caps lead the Metropolitan division and while the Lightning may not be in Stanley Cup form yet, let’s not forget that they were their last season.

Dallas Stars at St Louis Blues – 5pm NHL Gamecenter: The two top teams in the Central division square off.

San Antonio Spurs at Atlanta Hawks – 5pm NBATV: The Spurs are quietly one of the best teams in the NBA while the Hawks are no slouches either.

UFC 193 – 7pm PPV: Two titles on the line as Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman takes on Luke Rockhold and then the fight you might have heard about Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo takes on the Interim Champion Conor McGregor.

 

Sunday December 13th

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals – 1pm CBS: This is the game of the day.

Buffalo Bills at Philadelphia Eagles – 10am CBS: Honestly, we just wanted to see which Eagles team shows up. Plus LeSean McCoy heads back to Philly.

Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos – 1pm CBS: A long standing rivalry and the potential to go everywhere in-between.

Vancouver Canucks at Chicago Blackhawks – 4pm NHLN: The Canucks are sitting in second in the Pacific division while the Blackhawks are still the Blackhawks. That means they are still the defending Stanley Cup Champions.

New England Patriots at Houston Texas – 5:30pm NBC: The Texans started 1-4 and have gone 5-2 since. The Patriots are all of a sudden in a tail spin, losers of their last two.

 

What To Watch Fri. 12/4 – Sun. 12/6

All times are Pacific.

Friday December 4th

Bowling Green vs Northern Illinois – 5pm ESPN2: Sixth straight year Northern Illinois has been in the MAC title game and for the past three they have matched up against Bowling Green. Two years ago Bowling Green upset the heavily favored Huskies. This is always a fun game to watch.

San Jose Sharks at Anaheim Ducks – 7pm NHL Gamecenter: Nor Cal vs So Cal as the Sharks head to Anaheim.

Oregon at UNLV – 8pm ESPN2: The #15 Ducks head to Sin City to take on the 6-1 Rebels.

 

Saturday December 5th

Temple at Houston – 9am ABC: The AAC Championship game. Two really good teams whose head coaches became hot commodities.

Southern Miss at Western Kentucky – 9am ESPN2: The Conference USA title game.

Pittsburgh Penguins at LA Kings – 1pm NHL Gamecenter: Sid and the Pens go to LA to take on the Pacific leading Kings.

Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings – 4pm NHLN: Both teams have 30 points and don’t meet that often.

Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors – 2pm NBA League Pass: The Warriors are still undefeated but the Raptors are first in the Atlantic.

SDSU PumphreyAir Force at San Diego State – 4:30pm ESPN2:  Mountain West title game and features the best name in College Football, Air Force’s defensive back Weston Steelhammer. If that kid isn’t a General someday then there is something wrong with the Air Force promotion system.

 

USC vs Stanford – 4:45pm ESPN: Stanford has a slim shot of getting into the College Football Playoff but more importantly Stanford beat USC earlier this year 41-31. You know USC wants payback.

Michigan State vs Iowa -5pm FOX: Winner is the Big 10 champ, goes to the College Football Playoff and this game will have Gus Johnson doing the play-by-play. Boom!

North Carolina vs Clemson – 5pm ABC: UNC gets no respect. All they have done is win 11 games in a row and made it to the ACC title game. Well Clemson has won 12 and they site of UNC’s only loss? Charlotte where this game is played.

 

Sunday December 6th

Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings – 10am FOX: The Vikings are the pleasant surprise of the NFL season while the Seahawks looks to stay in the playoff hunt.

MLS Cup – Columbus Crew vs Portland Timbers: 1pm ESPN: Couldn’t ask for two better teams to battle it out for the Cup. The Crew are looking for their second Cup in franchise history while the Timbers are looking for their first. If the Timber win it, Portland may riot. Seriously.

Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints – 1:25pm FOX: Yeah the Panthers are undefeated and the Saints can’t stop anybody, they are still division rivals and it’s in the Superdome.

Pittsburgh Penguins at Anaheim Ducks – 5pm NHLN: The Pens wrap up their Southern California trip with a visit to the Pond.

Vanderbilt at Baylor – 5pm ESPNU: A top 25 match up on a Sunday? Cool!

Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers – 5:30pm NBC: The Colts are on to their second string quarterback while the Steelers may or may not have Big Ben. Either way it’s a big game in the AFC.

What To Watch Thurs. 4/9 – Sun. 4/12

All Times Are Pacific.

Thursday April 9th

The Masters 1st Round – Noon ESPN: A tournament unlike any other….and it’s steaming online at themasters.com.

Frozen Four: Nebraska -Omaha vs Providence – 2pm ESPN2: Well since the hardwood Final Four is finished, let’s get on the ice.

Frozen Four: Boston vs North Dakota – 5:30pm ESPN2: Next!

LA Kings at Calgary Flames – 6pm NHL Gamecenter: The Kings need to win out if they want a chance at the playoffs. They have to win this one against a possible playoff opponent.

Portland TrailBlazers at Golden State Warriors – 7:30pm TNT: Two playoff bound teams just tuning up for the post season.

REMOTE-contrast

Friday April 10th

The Masters 2nd Round – Noon ESPN: It’s the Masters. Even if you hate golf you’ll still know who wins this. And it’s only the second round!

NY Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins – 4pm NHL Network: The Pens need to get their act together if they want to be in the playoffs.

 

Saturday April 11th

The Masters 3rd Round – Noon CBS: The cut is down and now it’s time to get down to business.

San Jose Sharks at LA Kings – Noon NBC: The Kings have to win out and get some help if they want any chance of defending their title. The Sharks would love nothing more than to prevent that from happening.

DC United vs New York Red Bulls – 4pm MLS Live: The top two teams in the East square off. Oh, and they don’t like each other.

Frozen Four Final – 4:30pm ESPN: Let’s find out who is college hockey’s best team!

 

Sunday April 12th

Manchester United vs Manchester City – 7:55am NBCSN: A Manchester Derby on a Sunday morning.

The Masters Final Round – 11am CBS: It’s the final round of the Masters. It’s usually pretty awesome.

Portland Timbers vs Orlando City FC – 2pm ESPN2: Kaka visits the friendly confines of Providence Park. Sure the Timbers Army will make him feel welcome.

LA Galaxy vs Seattle Sounders – 4pm FS1: Arguably two of the more entertaining teams in all of MLS. Neither is 100% but it’s still worth tuning in for.

Boston Red Sox at NY Yankees – 5:10pm ESPN: Well if you’re going to watch a baseball game this early in the year it might as well be between these two.

What To Watch Fri. 3/13 – Sun. 3/15

All times are Pacific.

–Keep an eye on those conference tournaments. We could have some real interesting matchups come Sunday. —

Friday March 13th

Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats – 4pm FS1: Villanova is looking at a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament but the Friars can ball.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Virginia Cavaliers – 4pm ESPN: This is the third game in as many days for the Tar Heels. That might be too much to ask to beat UVA.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Duke Blue Devils – 6pm ESPN: Duke should not be this good with only eight guys on scholarship. They split the season series so who knows what’s going to happen in this one.

 

Saturday March 14th

Chicago Blackhawks at San Jose Sharks – 1pm NHLN: The Shark Tank hasn’t been the feeding ground it use to be for the Sharks but they are still in the playoff hunt and need this game in a big way.

Montreal Canadiens at NY Islanders – 4pm NBCSN: Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference on a Saturday night on Long Island. Holla.

ACC Tournament Championship – 5:30pm ESPN: Regardless of who is in it, this is always the one tournament final to watch.

Nashville Predators at LA Kings  – 7pm NHL Gamecenter: The defending champs are still fighting for a playoff spot. Meanwhile the Preds are trying to get back on the good foot on a tough west coast swing.

 

Sunday March 15th

Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur – 9am NBCSN: The Spurs sit three points back of United. Tune in just to watch the Spurs Harry Kane. He has 26 goals on the year.

Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins – 9:30am NBC: Two playoff teams on a Sunday morning. You’re welcome.

Big Ten Tournament Championship – 12:30pm CBS: Always a solid game.

Houston Rockets at LA Clippers – 12:3pm ABC: James Harden and company head to Lob City where Blake Griffin should be making his return to the court.

New York City FC vs NE Revolution – 2pm ESPN2: If you have had too much basketball at this point then check out NYCFC’s home opener at Yankee Stadium.

NCAA Selection Show – 3pm CBS: See who’s in and who’s out in this years field.

Portland Timbers vs LA Galaxy – 4pm FS1: The defending champs head to arguably the most hostile environment in all of MLS, Portland. The Timbers Army will be in full force and it should be typical Portland weather, rainy and raw. But as they say, ‘There Ain’t No Pity In The Rose City!’

Portland TrailBlazers at Toronto Raptors – 4pm NBA League Pass: Talk about a sports overload for the Rose City. The best in the west vs the beast of the east.

 

What to Watch Fri. 3/6- Sun. 3/8

All times are Pacific

 Friday March 6th

Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks – 4:30pm NBA League Pass: This should be good. LeBron and the Cavs visit one of the best teams in the NBA.

Pittsburgh Penguins at Anaheim Ducks – 7pm NHL Gamecenter: Always a nice, relaxing West Coast road swing for the Pens. Yeah, right.

LA Galaxy vs Chicago Fire – 7pm Uni Mas / MLS Live: The 20th season of MLS kick’s off with the Landon Donovan-less and defending champions LA Galaxy taking on the revamped Chicago Fire. Well this should be interesting.


Saturday March 7th

Butler Bulldogs at Providence Friars – 9am FS1: Start your day off with two small schools in a top 25 showdown.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Toronto FC – 3pm MLS Live: Can this finally be the year for TFC to make the playoffs? They’re going to have to do it with seven straight road games. to start the season. Ouch.

Virginia Cavaliers at Louisville Cardinals – 3:30pm ESPN: Tough way to end the conference schedule for both teams but a good game for the fans.

Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators – 4pm NHL Gamecenter: The Preds have looked terrible lately but still remain one of the league’s best as far as points are concerned. The Jets are fighting to hold on to a playoff spot. Urgency is the word we are looking for.

Duke Blue Devils at North Carolina Tar Heels – 6pm ESPN: Their game a few weeks ago in Durham was off the charts fun. This one should be too.

Pittsburgh Penguins at LA Kings – 7pm NHL Gamecenter: How is this game not on national TV again?

Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake – 7:30pm MLS Live: This is always a great battle out west. The Timbers Army is sure to be in full force.

 

Sunday March 8th

LA Clippers at Golden State Warriors -12:30pm ABC: Yeah, this is what the NBA is all about. Great players inside and out.

Nascar Kolbalt 400 – 12:30pm FOX: NASCAR hits Las Vegas.

Wisconsin Badgers at Ohio State Buckeyes – 1:30pm CBS: Tune in to watch Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky. He is a poor man’s Larry Bird.

Orlando City vs NYCFC – 2pm ESPN2: It’s the battle of the expansion franchises in a sold out Citrus Bowl.

Sporting KC vs NY Red Bulls – 4pm FS1: The bowl may be filled in Orlando but it has a lot to prove to beat ‘Blue Hell’ in KC.

NY Rangers at Chicago Blackhawks – 4:30pm NBCSN: Just a solid hockey game to round out the weekend.

Seattle Sounders vs New England Revolution – 6:30pm FS1: Arguably the best venue in all of MLS. These two teams were two of the best last season. Can they be the best again?

What To Watch Fri. 2/13 – Sun. 2/15

All times are Pacific.

 

Friday February 13th

Arizona Wildcats at Washington Huskies – 6pm ESPN: This is a good basketball game for a Friday night. It’s no gimmie either for the #7 ranked Wildcats.

Boston Bruins at Vancouver Canucks – 7pm NHL GameCenter: Two teams battling to stay in the playoff picture in their respective conferences.

 

Saturday February 14th

Baylor Bears at Kansas Jayhawks – 10am CBS: Not many top 25 match ups but this should be the best of the bunch.

Villanova at Butler – 3pm CBS Sports Network: This is the other top 25 match up worth watching.

Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens – 4pm NHL Network: Well the Leafs aren’t very good this year but the Habs are.

Washington Capitals at LA Kings – 7pm NHL GameCenter: Alex Ovechkin and the Caps head out west to take on the defending Stanley Cup champs.

UFC Fight Night – 7pm FS1: Either Benson Henderson is going to grind out Brandon Thatch for 5 rounds or Thatch catches Henderson early. Take your pick.

 

Sunday February 15th

Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks – 9:30am NBC: It’s on national TV for a reason. You get to see some of the biggest names in the NHL.

Tampa Bay Lightning at San Jose Sharks – 5pm NHL GameCenter: The Lightning hit that tough west coast swing coming off two hard fought games against Nashville and St Louis.

 

What To Watch Fri. 1/30- Sun. 2/1

All times are Pacific

Friday January 30th

Portland TrailBlazers at Atlanta Hawks – 4:30pm NBA League Pass: The Hawks have been unreal but the Blazers are no joke themselves.

Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks – 7pm NHL GameCenter: The Blackhawks head west to take on the best team in the NHL as far as points are concerned.

 

Saturday January 31st

Chelsea vs Manchester City – 8:30am NBC: Five points separate Chelsea and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. Yeah, it’s a big game.

Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens – 10am NHL Network: Two quality teams in one of the best venues in all of hockey.

North Carolina at Louisville – 1pm ESPN: It was fun when they played a few weeks ago. This should be too.

Los Angeles Kings at Boston Bruins – 4pm NHL Network: An east coast vs west coast showdown.

Duke at Virginia – 4pm ESPN: Duke is ranked in the top 5 but have to have this game is they want any shot of winning the ACC regular season title. UVA looks to keep their unbeaten season alive.

LA Clippers at San Antonio Spurs – 6pm ESPN: Lob City heads deep into the heart of Texas to take on the defending champs.

UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz – 7pm PPV: As long as Nick Diaz shows up we should have a fun fight. Even a 39 year old Anderson Silva coming off an extended layoff is something to marvel at.

 

 

Sunday February 1st

St Louis Blues at Washington Capitals – 10am NBCSN: The Blues have to be the most underrated team in the NHL. See how good they really are. Tough back to back stretch for the Caps too.

Nashville Predators at Pittsburgh Penguins – 11am NHL GameCenter: Predators have been one of the best teams in the NHL this season. Pittsburgh is a tough place to steal three points though.

Super Bowl XLIX – Seattle Seahawks vs New England Patriots – 3:30pm NBC: This should be an amazing game. We did think that last year too.