Sat, December 20
The NFL makes a return to December Saturdays — for this week, anyway — with a doubleheader on NFL Network and CBS featuring the Philadelphia Eagles at the Washington Redskins, followed by the San Diego Chargers at the San Francisco 49ers.
In and of itself, today's R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl has little significance outside of giving alumni some good parties to attend. But it does mark the beginning of the 39-game bowl season that culminates with the National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 12.
The first CBS Sports Classic college basketball event takes place at the United Center in Chicago as North Carolina takes on Ohio State, followed by UCLA vs. Kentucky.