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With Alabama jumping Notre Dame early in ESPN’s telecast of the BCS Championship game last night, the only suspense the rest of the game was whether Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend was going to file a restraining order against commentator Brent Musburger. It is actually customary for TV cameras to show the reactions of loved ones during a big game, but the 73-year-old Musburger took it to another extreme when McCarron’s girlfriend, Katherine Webb — a former contestant in the Miss USA pageant — was featured in front of millions of viewers . Here’s how the creepy exchange went … Continue reading
2013 BCS National Championship Game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide takes place Monday, Jan. 7, on ESPN. Two legendary college football programs collide at Sun Life Stadium in Miami as the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 7, beginning at 8:30pm ET on ESPN. Alabama is playing for a repeat title and the SEC’s seventh straight, while Notre Dame is playing for its first national championship since 1988. The deciding factor could be … Continue reading
NFL playoff schedule 2013 begins Saturday, Jan. 5, with two wild-card games on NBC and continues Sunday, Jan. 5, on CBS and FOX. From the NFL: NFL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE 2013 NFL WILD CARD WEEKEND Saturday, January 5 Houston 19, Cincinnati 13 Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10 Sunday, January 6 Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9 Seattle 24, Washington 14 NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS Saturday, January 12 Baltimore 38, Denver 35 (2OT) San Francisco 45, Green Bay 31 Sunday, January 13 Atlanta 30, Seattle 28 New England 41, Houston 28 CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, January 20 NFC (FOX, 3:00 PM ET): San Francisco at Atlanta … Continue reading
With Notre Dame football concluding its 2012 regular season with a perfect 12-0 record and the No. 1 BCS ranking, NBC will take a special look back at the Fighting Irish’s season and look ahead to the team’s upcoming appearance in the BCS National Championship game against Alabama, Jan. 7 on ESPN. Undefeated: 2012 Notre Dame Football Season in Review premieres on NBC this Saturday, Dec. 22, at 2pm ET. RELATED: BOWL GAMES 2012-2013 TV SCHEDULE Liam McHugh hosts Undefeated, which will feature an in-depth and behind-the-scenes look at Notre Dame football’s first undefeated regular season since 1988. The special will include … Continue reading
College football bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule begins with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 and ends with the BCS National Championship Jan. 7. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Nevada and Arizona Dec. 15 at 1pm ET on ESPN won’t be the most hyped or most watched college football bowl game, but the game from University Stadium in Albuquerque does have the distinction of being the first of 35 bowl games taking place between Saturday and the BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 7. Here are previews of the top bowl games and the complete college football bowl … Continue reading
The Heisman Trophy Presentation 2012 from the Best Buy Theater in New York City takes place Saturday, Dec. 8, on ESPN. The Heisman Trophy Presentation from the Best Buy Theater in New York City takes place Saturday, Dec. 8, at 8pm ET on ESPN. The award is given to the most outstanding college football player of the year. The three finalists invited to the ceremony are Kansas State senior quarterback Collin Klein, Texas A&M redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny “Johnny Football” Manziel and Notre Dame senior linebacker Manti Te’o. Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was last year’s recipient. Photo: Credit: Juan … Continue reading
SEC Championship 2012 Alabama vs. Georgia on CBS Saturday, Dec. 1, at 4pm ET at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta determines which team will face Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game. RELATED: Big Ten Championship Game 2012 Nebraska vs. Wisconsin on FOX College football won’t have a playoff system until the end of the 2014 season, but this year’s SEC Championship game between the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (7-1 SEC, 11-1 overall) and the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs (7-1 SEC, 11-1 overall) is shaping up to be a de facto national semifinal game, with the winner going … Continue reading
Big Ten Championship Game 2012 pits the Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, Dec. 1, on FOX. RELATED: SEC Championship Game 2012 Alabama vs. Georgia on CBS The Wisconsin Badgers take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the 2012 Big Ten Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the conference title and the chance to play Stanford in the Rose Bowl. The game airs live on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8pm ET on FOX. Wisconsin (4-4 Big Ten, 7-5 overall) has had a down season, but will still represent the Leaders Division in the Big Ten Championship … Continue reading
Thanksgiving college football 2012 has big games and rivalries including TCU at Texas, Michigan at Ohio State and Notre Dame at USC. RELATED: Thanksgiving NFL games 2012 The NFL isn’t the only football action happening Thanksgiving weekend. ESPN is calling Nov. 24 Showdown Saturday, with a full slate of games featuring ranked teams, top rivalries and BCS berths on the line. Weekend highlights include: Thursday, Nov. 22 TCU at Texas ESPN, 7:30pm ET The Dallas Cowboys aren’t the only ones hosting a big Thanksgiving game in Texas. The state’s big enough for a Big 12 matchup between the TCU Horned … Continue reading
Thanksgiving NFL games 2012 are the Houston Texans at the Detroit Lions, the Washington Redskins at the Dallas Cowboys and the New England Patriots at the New York Jets. RELATED: Thanksgiving TV specials 2012 RELATED: Thanksgiving college football 2012 has big games, rivalries It’s a veritable Turkey Day feast of NFL football with three games on the schedule Thursday, Nov. 22. The Houston Texans (9-1) visit the Detroit Lions (4-6) at Ford Field in the first game on CBS at 12:30pm ET. Then, it’s an NFC East clash on FOX when the Washington Redskins (4-6) head to Dallas to take … Continue reading