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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

I would be more thankful if I could get more Tim Tebow on my TV.

Thursday, Nov. 24
NFL (11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Fox): With a ton of great games on Turkey Day, the best one might be the surprising Detroit Lions hosting the defending and undefeated Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers.

Friday, Nov. 25
College Football (1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. CBS): It's another huge matchup in the SEC West when the Arkansas Razorbacks travel to LSU. Both teams have national title hopes on the line.

Saturday, Nov. 26
College football (3 p.m.-6 p.m. CSS): Southern Miss tries to win the C-USA East division with a win over hapless Memphis. ... College football (6 p.m.-9 p.m. ESPN): Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State with MSU's bowl hopes up for grab.

Sunday, Nov. 27
NFL (noon-3 p.m. Fox): Minnesota takes the best rookie quarterback, Christian Ponder, to Atlanta to face the Falcons.

Monday, Nov. 28
NFL (7:30 p.m.-11 p.m.): The New Orleans Saints can add to their division lead and help the Dallas Cowboys with a win over the New York Giants in the Superdome.

Tuesday, Nov. 29
NHL (6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Versus): Sydney Crosby is back for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Check out "Sid the Kid" against the New York Rangers.

Wednesday, Nov. 30
College basketball (8:30 p.m.-11 p.m. ESPN): Two traditional NCAA tournament teams faceoff when the Wisconsin Badgers travel south to play the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Delta Statesmen begin their playoffs this weekend. They are not on TV, but you can listen on Statesmen Radio Network. The Statesmen play North Alabama Saturday at 1 p.m. This season the Fighting Okra beat Lions 30-24 in overtime.

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