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No New Orleans Saints game this week. Now is a good time to go antiquing with the wife on Sunday afternoon.

Thursday, Oct. 17

College football (6:30-10 p.m., ESPN): The Miami Hurricanes look to stay undefeated on the road against former Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora and the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Friday, Oct. 18

College football (7-10 p.m., ESPN): Central Florida hopes to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the season against its hosts, the Louisville Cardinals.

Saturday, Oct. 19

College football (6-9 p.m., ESPN 2): Ole Miss must forget about a heartbreaking loss to Texas A&M quickly, because the LSU Tigers are coming to Oxford this weekend.

Sunday, Oct. 20

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., NBC): Peyton Manning takes his new team, the Denver Broncos, to face his old team, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Colts' new quarterback, Andrew Luck.

Monday, Oct. 21

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): This could be the worst Monday Night Football game in a long time, as the one-win Minnesota Vikings face the winless New York Giants.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

College football (7-10 p.m., ESPN): Louisiana-Lafayette faces Arkansas State with first place in the Sun Belt Conference on the line.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

NBA (6-11 p.m., ESPN): A preseason NBA double header features the Brooklyn Nets against the Boston Celtics, followed by the Chicago Bulls at the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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