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It is always sad to see the football season coming to an end. There is one more meaningful college game left, but there is still a handful of meaningful NFL games to watch.

Thursday, Jan 8

Women's college basketball (8-10 p.m., Fox Sports): Undefeated and nationally ranked Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs host the Lady Razorbacks of Arkansas.

Friday, Jan 9

NBA (7-9:30 p.m., ESPN): Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference face off as the Washington Wizards host the Chicago Bulls.

Saturday, Jan 10

NFL (3:35-7 p.m., NBC): The AFC's top seed, the New England Patriots, face their playoff nemesis the Baltimore Ravens at home. ... NFL (7:15-11 p.m., Fox): Defending Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks look to flex their home field dominance against the Carolina Panthers.

Sunday, Jan 11

NFL (12:05-3:30 p.m., Fox): The Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys meet in a potentially iconic playoff match. ... NFL (3:40-7 p.m., CBS): Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos face his old team, the Indianapolis Colts, and his replacement, Andrew Luck.

Monday, Jan 12

College football (7:30-11:30 p.m., ESPN): Either the Oregon Ducks will win their first-ever playoff for the national championship, or the Ohio State Buckeyes will win for the first time since 2002.

Tuesday, Jan 13

College basketball (8-10 p.m., SECN): Mississippi State tries to turn things around in the conference slate as it takes on the Texas A&M Aggies.

Wednesday, Jan 14

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): Keep your tweets nice about the Ole Miss Rebels hosting the LSU Tigers. You never know who could be watching them.

Tony Romo renewed his clutch status after the Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions. That might be the strangest thing in this strange football season.

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