Dec 16, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexander Romanov (27) plays the puck against Philadelphia Flyers during the third period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

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College Basketball
Alabama State at Texas Tech — ESPN+, 2 p.m.
James Madison at Penn — ESPN+, 2 p.m.
Siena at American — ESPN+, 2 p.m.
Menlo at Sacramento State — ESPN+, 5 p.m.
Sacramento State at Oregon — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Oregon, 5:30 p.m.
New Orleans at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m.
Akron at Bowling Green — ESPN3, 7 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at Ohio — ESPN3, 7 p.m.
Prairie View A&M at Valparaiso — ESPN3, 7 p.m.
Carver at Jacksonville State — ESPN+, 7 p.m.
Central Michigan at Kent State — ESPN+, 7 p.m.
Notre Dame at Pittsburgh — ACC Network, 8 p.m.
Cincinnati at Houston — ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Ball State at Northern Illinois — ESPN3, 8 p.m.
Missouri Baptist at Southern Illinois — ESPN3, 8 p.m.
Mount Marty at Drake — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Northwestern State at Baylor — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Incarnate Word at Texas — Longhorn Network, 8:30 p.m.
Hope International at Long Beach State — ESPN+, 9 p.m.
Fresno State at Boise State — Stadium College Sports Pacific/Mountain West Network, 9 p.m.
Yale at St. Mary’s — Stadium College Sports Atlantic, 10 p.m.

Harvard at Saint Joseph’s — ESPN+, 2 p.m.
North Carolina-Wilmington at Mercer — ESPN+, 4 p.m.
Southwestern Assemblies of God American Indian College at New Mexico State — ESPN+, 4 p.m.
West Chester at George Washington — ESPN+, 4 p.m.
San Jose State at New Mexico — Mountain West Network, 4 p.m.
Wyoming at San Diego State — Mountain West Network, 4 p.m.
Coppin State at George Mason — ESPN+, 5 p.m.
Army at Yale — ESPN+, 6 p.m.
UMass at Dartmouth — ESPN+, 7 p.m.
Union at Albany — ESPN+, 7 p.m.
Tulsa at Oklahoma State — ESPN+, 7:30 p.m.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at SMU — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Kansas Wesleyan at Northern Colorado — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Northwestern State at Kansas — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Alabama State at Vanderbilt — SEC Network Plus, 8 p.m.
Boise State at Colorado State — Stadium College Sports Central/Mountain West Network, 8 p.m.
Air Force at Nevada — Mountain West Network, 8:30 p.m.
Cal-Davis at Cal-Riverside — ESPN+, 9 p.m.
UNLV at Fresno State — Mountain West Network, 9 p.m.
North Carolina Central at Oregon State — Pac-12 Oregon, 9 p.m.

College Football
Birmingham Bowl
SEC vs. American Athletic Conference, Protective Stadium, Birmingham, AL
Auburn Tigers vs. Houston Cougars — ESPN, noon

First Responder Bowl
ACC vs. Mountain West Conference, Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Louisville Cardinals vs. Air Force Falcons — ESPN, 3:15 p.m.

Liberty Bowl
Big 12 Conference vs. SEC, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs — ESPN, 6:45 p.m.

Holiday Bowl
ACC vs. Pac-12 Conference, Petco Park, San Diego, CA
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. UCLA Bruins– Fox, 8 p.m.

Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Big Ten Conference vs. Big 12 Conference, Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. West Virginia Mountaineers — ESPN, 10:15 p.m.

ACC Legends: Bobby Bowden — ACC Network, 7 p.m.

College Hockey
Holiday Face-Off, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Providence vs. Bowling Green — Bally Sports, 5 p.m.
Wisconsin vs. Yale — Bally Sports, 8:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Matchweek 20
Southampton vs. Tottenham Hotspur — NBCSN (The Final Days)/Universo, 9:55 a.m.
Crystal Palace vs. Norwich City — Peacock, 10 a.m.
Watford vs. West Ham United — Peacock, 10 a.m.
Leicester City vs. Liverpool — NBCSN (The Final Days)/Universo, 2:55 p.m.

Premier League Goals of the Season — NBCSN (The Final Days), 8 a.m.
Premier League Mornings — NBCSN (The Final Days), 9 a.m.
La Liga Premier Extra — Universo, 9:30 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN (The Final Days), noon
Promoted: Brentford — NBCSN (The Final Days), 1 p.m.
The Men in Blazers Show: John Oliver — NBCSN (The Final Days, 1:30 p.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN (The Final Days), 2 p.m.
La Liga Premier Extra — Universo, 2:30 p.m.
Goal Zone — NBCSN (The Final Days), 5 p.m.

2022 IIHF World Junior Championship
Group B, Peavey Mart Centrium, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Switzerland vs. United States — TSN1/TSN5/NHL Network, 4:30 p.m.

Group A, Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Austria vs. Canada — TSN1/TSN4/TSN5/NHL Network, 7 p.m.

NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 3:30 p.m.
IIHF World Junior Pregame — TSN4, 6:30 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Main Event: UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez (10/23/2010) — ESPN2, 10 p.m.
UFC Main Event: UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin (07/03/2010) — ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.
UFC Main Event: Dillashaw vs. Barão — ESPNews, 11 p.m.

Milwaukee at Orlando — Bally Sports Wisconsin/Bally Sports Florida, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Toronto — NBC Sports Philadelphia/Sportsnet/Sportsnet One, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Miami — NBA TV/NBC Sports Washington/Bally Sports Sun, 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland at New Orleans — Bally Sports Ohio/Bally Sports New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles Lakers at Houston — Spectrum SportsNet/AT&T SportsNet Southwest, 8 p.m.
New York at Minnesota — MSG Network/Bally Sports North, 8 p.m.
Denver at Golden State — NBA TV/Altitude/NBC Sports Bay Area, 10 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Sacramento — Bally Sports Oklahoma/NBC Sports California, 10 p.m.

NBA TV Pregame — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
Toronto Raptors Pre-Game — Sportsnet/Sportsnet One, 7 p.m.
NBA TV Postgame Show — NBA TV, 12:30 a.m. (Wednesday)
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 1:30 a.m. (Wednesday)

Good Morning Football — NFL Network, 7 a.m.
NFL Now — NFL Network, 1 p.m.
NFL Now — NFL Network, 2 p.m.
NFL Power Rankings — NFL Network, 3 p.m.
NFL Films Presents: Unique and Inspiring — FS1, 6 p.m.
NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 6 p.m.
NFL Films Presents: Voices of the Game — FS1, 6:30 p.m.
NFL Total Access — NFL Network, 7 p.m.
Inside the NFL: 2021 Week 16 — Paramount+, 9:30 p.m.

Montreal at Tampa Bay — ESPN+/Hulu/TSN2/RDS, 7 p.m.
Arizona at San Jose — ESPN+/Hulu, 10 p.m.
Vegas at Los Angeles — AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain/Bally Sports West, 10 p.m.

NHL’s Best — Sportsnet, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 9:30 p.m.
On the Fly — NHL Network, 11:30 p.m.

Misión Europa — TUDN, 6 p.m.
Fútbol Club — TUDN, 7 p,.m.
ESPN FC — ESPN+, 8 p.m.
Línea de Cuatro — TUDN, 8 p.m.

Sports News & Talk
Packer and Durham — ACC Network, 7 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN, 7 a.m.
Get Up — ESPN, 8 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 8 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 9 a.m.
The Best of the Dan Patrick Show — Peacock, 9 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:45 a.m.
B1G Today — Big Ten Network, noon
The Jim Rome Show — CBS Sports Network, noon
SportsCenter — ESPN2, noon
The Rich Eisen Show — Peacock, noon
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 1 p.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 2 p.m.
Jalen & Jacoby 10th Anniversary Special — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
The Paul Finebaum Show — SEC Network, 3 p.m.
This Just In — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
Daily Wager — ESPN3, 4 p.m.
Must SC: Best of SportsCenter 2021 — ESPN2, 5 p.m.
Time to Schein — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 6 p.m.
Beyond Limits — CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m.
Sports Shorts: The Underdogs — ESPN2, 7 p.m.
SEC Now — SEC Network, 7 p.m.
The B1G Show — Big Ten Network, 10:30 p.m.
Contacto Deportivo — TUDN, 10 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN2, 11 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN2, midnight
TMZ Sports — FS2, midnight
Contacto Deportivo — Univision/TUDN, midnight
Boomer and Gio — CBS Sports Network, 6 a.m. (Wednesday)
Keyshawn, JWill and Max — ESPN2/ESPNews, 6 a.m. (Wednesday)
Sport Today — BBC World News, 6:45 a.m. (Wednesday)

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the four Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.