[The Slate] The Best In Sports In 7 Days


Bryan Flynn

The football season is starting to slowly come to a close. Don’t worry; the NBA season has already started, and college basketball is coming.

Thursday, Nov 8

College football (6:30-10 p.m. ESPN): Florida State hopes to keep its slim title chance alive against Virginia Tech. … NFL (7:20-11 p.m. NFL Network): See the No. 1 pick in last April’s draft as Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts face the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Friday, Nov 9

College football (7-10 p.m. ESPN 2): Go to bed early, or watch the Big East showdown between two teams looking to keep their bowl hopes alive as Pittsburgh travels to Connecticut.

Saturday, Nov 10

College football (6-9 p.m. ESPN): Mississippi State looks to break a two-game losing streak against an angry LSU. … (6-9 p.m. ESPN U): Ole Miss gets possibly its last shot against Vanderbilt.

Sunday, Nov. 11

NFL (12-3 p.m. Fox): The New Orleans Saints get a shot to end NFC South division rivals Atlanta Falcons’ undefeated season and possibly keep their slim playoff hopes alive.

Monday, Nov. 12

NFL (7:30-11 p.m. ESPN): Kansas City brings its turnover machine to the Steel City against a team that knows how to force plenty of them, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

College basketball (midnight-11 p.m. ESPN): 24 straight hours of hoops is highlighted by Michigan State against Kansas and Duke versus Kentucky.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

College football (8-11 p.m. ESPN 2 or ESPN U): Northern Illinois and Toledo meet in a game that could determine the winner of the West Division.

I’m still trying to decide which would be a better game. Notre Dame against Alabama or Oregon versus the Tide ...


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