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The NFL Wild Card Weekend gave us two heartbreaking losses. One was a Bengals meltdown, and the other was a missed chip-shot field goal from the Vikings. Both losses will be hard to get over.

Thursday, Jan. 14

College basketball (7-9 p.m., SECN): The No. 7 Lady Bulldogs take on the No. 24 Missouri Lady Tigers as MSU looks to stay unbeaten in SEC play.

Friday, Jan. 15

NBA (8:30-11 p.m., ESPN): The Cleveland Cavaliers face the Houston Rockets in a matchup of current playoff teams in the East and West.

Saturday, Jan. 16

NFL (3:35-7 p.m., CBS): The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs for a spot in the AFC title game. ... NFL (7:15-
11 p.m., NBC): The Green Bay Packers look to upend the Arizona Cardinals on the road for a spot in the NFC title game.

Sunday, Jan. 17

NFL (12:05-3:30 p.m., Fox): The Carolina Panthers look to prove the regular season was no fluke against the Seattle Seahawks. ... NFL (3:40-7 p.m., CBS): The Pittsburgh Steelers could end Peyton Manning's career with an upset win over the Denver Broncos.

Monday, Jan. 18

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): The Lady Bulldogs look to show they are the top ladies team in the state at home against the Lady Rebels of the University of Mississippi.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): UM looks to upset No. 19 South Carolina at home. ... College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPNU): MSU looks to take down Florida on the road.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

NBA (7-9:30 p.m., ESPN): The Chicago Bulls will try to defeat the best team in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors, who have just two losses so far.

For the first time in the history of NFL Wild Card Weekend, all the road teams won. That should make the home teams this weekend very nervous to be hosting.

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